cfdm.Datum.nc_set_variable

Datum.nc_set_variable(value)[source]

Set the netCDF variable name.

If there are any / (slash) characters in the netCDF name then these act as delimiters for a group hierarchy. By default, or if the name starts with a / character and contains no others, the name is assumed to be in the root group.

New in version (cfdm): 1.7.0

Parameters
value: str

The value for the netCDF variable name.

Returns

None

Examples:

>>> f.nc_set_variable('tas')
>>> f.nc_has_variable()
True
>>> f.nc_get_variable()
'tas'
>>> f.nc_del_variable()
'tas'
>>> f.nc_has_variable()
False
>>> print(f.nc_get_variable(None))
None
>>> print(f.nc_del_variable(None))
None