Date: Jan 17, 2013 1:53 PM
Author: Derek Goring
Subject: Re: character array writing to a netcdf

On Friday, January 18, 2013 3:46:07 AM UTC+13, ulas im wrote:
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> i have the following part of a code where i want to fill a character variable of a netcdf file with a character array. The netcdf file is generated, all the numeric variables are created and filled correctly but the character variable is filled funny. What am i missing? Thanks in advance for any help.
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> StatNames=char('AM01','AT02','AT05','AT34','AT48','BE01','BE32','BE35','CH01','CH02','CH03','CH04','CH05','CY02','CZ01','CZ03','DE01', ...
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> fileout=[DirOut,'/emep_',name,'.nc'];
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> ncid=netcdf.create(fileout,'NC_WRITE');
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> Ch=netcdf.defDim(ncid,'char',6);
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> StName=netcdf.defVar(ncid,'Station_name','char',[Ch StatNo]);
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> netcdf.endDef(ncid);
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> netcdf.putVar(ncid,StName,StatNames);
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> netcdf.close(ncid);
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> I am getting the following final variable when i check the final netcdf file:
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> Station_name=
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> "AAAAAB",
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> "BBCCCC",
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> "CCCCDD",
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> .....


Try transposing StatNames, use StatNames' in the put statement.