NumPy chararray and whitespace
robert.kern at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 23:16:08 CEST 2008
OKB (not okblacke) wrote:
> Hi. I'm trying to use NumPy's chararray class for an array of
> characters. I notice that when I try to set a chararray element to a
> space, it actually gets set to an empty string. I found some pages
> online indicating that the chararray strips trailing whitespace from its
You should ask numpy questions on the numpy mailing list.
> I am really, really, hoping this is not a hard-coded, unalterable
> behavior. Is there a way to get NumPy chararray to include the
> characters I tell it to, without modificiation?
Sure. Just subclass chararray and redefine __getitem__ to do what you want.
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