# cf.CoordinateReference.dump¶

CoordinateReference.dump(display=True, _omit_properties=None, field=None, key='', _level=0, _title=None, _construct_names=None, _auxiliary_coordinates=None, _dimension_coordinates=None)[source]

A full description of the coordinate reference construct.

Returns a description of all properties, including those of components.

New in version 1.7.0.

Parameters
display: bool, optional

If False then return the description as a string. By default the description is printed.

Returns
None or str

The description. If display is True then the description is printed and None is returned. Otherwise the description is returned as a string.