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Re: hdf import problems

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  • Subject: [mg53666] Re: [mg53636] hdf import problems
  • From: Clifford Martin <camartin at>
  • Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2005 03:51:48 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


I don't have a lot of experience using hdf files but
if you go to the Wolfram site and type hdf files there
are quite a few hits on using Import with hdf files.
I'll look at them later and see if I can help.


--- Amato Evan <amatoe at> wrote:

> Hello all. Has anyone here had problems Importing
> hdf 
> files into Mathematica (v5) only using the "Import" 
> function? 
> Specifically, it seems that only sds fields where
> the data 
> is a 32bit Integer or Real number are properly read
> in. 
> All fields where the data type is a 8 or 16bit
> number are 
> not correctly interpreted. for instance, all 8 or
> 16bit 
> numbers that should be "-99" are displayed as
> "-32768".
> Any help would be greatly appreciated as I am really
> stumped on this one and can't find alot written
> about hdf 
> and Mathematica.
> -Amato

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