cfdm.Data.get_fill_value

Data.get_fill_value(default=ValueError())[source]

Return the missing data value.

New in version (cfdm): 1.7.0

Parameters
default: optional

Return the value of the default parameter if the fill value has not been set.

If set to an Exception instance then it will be raised instead.

Returns

The fill value.

Examples:

>>> f.set_fill_value(-9999)
>>> f.has_fill_value()
True
>>> f.get_fill_value()
-9999
>>> print(f.del_fill_value())
-9999
>>> f.get_fill_value()
ValueError: Can't get non-existent fill value
>>> f.get_fill_value(10**10)
10000000000
>>> print(f.get_fill_value(None))
None
>>> f.set_fill_value(None)
>>> print(f.get_fill_value())
None
>>> f.has_fill_value()
False