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On Tue, 5 Jul 2005, Quincey Koziol wrote: Hold it: A dataset can be a member of more than one group, so the question is somewhat poorly stated. However, the answers are correct: there isn't any way to find any or all ofthe groups the dataset is a member of. Analysing the path is OK, although there may be many different paths to the same dataset. > Hi Ed, > > > > Here's a question: if I have a dataset id (of a dimension scale, for > > > example), can I find group id that the dataset is in? > > > > Hmm, no, that's not something we support. > > Robb Matzke just mentioned another possible solution to this problem: > you could call the H5Iget_name() routine on the dataset ID and strip off the > last component of the name (the dataset) to get the group name; and then open > that group. > > Quincey > -- Robert E. McGrath National Center for Supercomputing Applications University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Champaign, Illinois 61820 (217)-333-6549 mcgrath@xxxxxxxxxxxxx