Deletes a field from a table.


H5TB_DELETE_FIELD(loc_id, dset_name, field_name)


<pre><code class="language-c"> herr_t H5TBdelete_field ( hid_t loc_id, const char *dset_name, const char *field_name )</code></pre>

<pre><code class="language-fortran">subroutine h5tbdelete_field_f(loc_id, dset_name, field_name, errcode)
  implicit none
  integer(HID_T), intent(IN) :: loc_id        ! file or group identifier 
  character(LEN=*), intent(IN) :: dset_name   ! name of the dataset 
  character(LEN=*), intent(IN) :: field_name  ! name of the field
  integer :: errcode                          ! error code
end subroutine h5tbdelete_field_f</code></pre>


hid_t loc_id

    IN: Identifier of the file or group in which the table is located.

const char *dset_name

    IN: The name of the table.

const char *field_name

    IN: The name of the field to delete.


H5TBdelete_field deletes a  field named field_name from the table dset_name. Note: this function requires the table to be re-created and rewritten in its entirety, and this can result in some unused space in the file, and can also take a great deal of time if the table is large.


Returns a non-negative value if successful; otherwise returns a negative value.


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