# idllib

## Personal IDL library for M. Galloy

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# mg_h5_dump.pro

file i/o, hdf5, sdf

includes main-level program

Dumps the structure of an HDF5 file to the output log. This routine does not read any data, it simply finds the names and datatypes of datasets, groups, types, and links.

## Examples

See the attached main-level program for a simple example:

 IDL> .run mg_h5_dump 

## Author information

Author

Michael Galloy

This library is released under a BSD-type license.

Copyright (c) 2007-2010, Michael Galloy <mgalloy@idldev.com>

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## topsource mg_h5_dump

mg_h5_dump, filename

Parse and display a simple hierarchy of contents of a HDF5 file.

### Parameters

filename in required type=string

HDF5 file to parse

## File attributes

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Personal library of Michael Galloy
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