[Numpy-discussion] saving 3d array

Eric Firing efiring at hawaii.edu
Sat Jun 15 14:11:42 EDT 2013

On 2013/06/15 6:06 AM, Pierre GM wrote:
> On Jun 15, 2013, at 17:35 , Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Sat, Jun 15, 2013 at 2:51 PM, Sudheer Joseph
>> <sudheer.joseph at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> Thank you very much for this tip.
>>> Is there a typical way to save masked and the rest separately?. Not much familiar with array handling in numpy.
>> I don't use masked array myself, but it looks like it would be something like:
>> eof1_unmasked = np.array(eof1)
>> eof1_mask = eof1.mask
>> then you could save those two.  Maybe a more maskey person could comment?
> Instead of `eof1_unmasked=np.array(eof1)`, you could do `eof1_unmasked = eof1.data`. The '.data' attribute points to  a view of the masked array as a simple ndarray.
> You may also wanna try `eof1.torecords()` that will return a structured array with dtype `[('_data',type_of_eof1),('_mask', bool)]`.

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