cfdm.Field.squeeze

Field.squeeze(axes=None, inplace=False)[source]

Remove size one axes from the data.

By default all size one axes are removed, but particular size one axes may be selected for removal.

New in version (cfdm): 1.7.0

Parameters
axes: (sequence of) int, optional

The positions of the size one axes to be removed. By default all size one axes are removed.

Each axis is identified by its integer position in the data. Negative integers counting from the last position are allowed.

Parameter example:

axes=0

Parameter example:

axes=-1

Parameter example:

axes=[1, -2]

inplace: bool, optional

If True then do the operation in-place and return None.

Returns
Field or None

The field construct with removed data axes. If the operation was in-place then None is returned.

Examples:

>>> f.data.shape
(1, 73, 1, 96)
>>> f.squeeze().data.shape
(73, 96)
>>> f.squeeze(0).data.shape
(73, 1, 96)
>>> f.squeeze([-3, 2], inplace=True)
>>> f.data.shape
(73, 96)