# scipy.io.netcdf_file.createDimension¶

netcdf_file.createDimension(self, name, length)[source]

Adds a dimension to the Dimension section of the NetCDF data structure.

Note that this function merely adds a new dimension that the variables can reference. The values for the dimension, if desired, should be added as a variable using createVariable, referring to this dimension.

Parameters
namestr

Name of the dimension (Eg, ‘lat’ or ‘time’).

lengthint

Length of the dimension.

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