packed file data...

Hi Roland,

> Eventually, I will be reading data files which have floating point fields that
> were stored in the netCDF packed into two-byte integers.  So I'd also like to
> know if the netCDF interface "understands" packed data.

If you have HDF-EOS data, the VisAD file adapter does understand the
"scale_factor" and "add_offset" attributes as a default.

Tom Rink                                             rink@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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