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assignFillValue

Transfers the _FillValue attribute from one variable to another.

Prototype

load "$NCARG_ROOT/lib/ncarg/nclscripts/csm/contributed.ncl"

	procedure assignFillValue (
		var_from  : numeric,  
		var_to    : numeric   
	)

Arguments

var_from

A numeric array of any dimensionality. Should contain a _FillValue attribute, otherwise this procedure has no effect.

var_to

( category ="output")
A numeric array of any dimensionality.

Description

If var_from has a _FillValue attribute set, then this procedure sets both var_to@_FillValue and var_to@missing_value to this value.

See Also

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