Data type routines#

can_cast(from_, to[, casting])

Returns True if cast between data types can occur according to the casting rule.


For scalar a, returns the data type with the smallest size and smallest scalar kind which can hold its value.


Returns the type that results from applying the NumPy type promotion rules to the arguments.


Return a scalar type which is common to the input arrays.

promote_types (alias of numpy.promote_types())

obj2sctype (alias of numpy.obj2sctype())

Creating data types#

dtype (alias of numpy.dtype)

format_parser (alias of numpy.format_parser)

Data type information#

finfo (alias of numpy.finfo)

iinfo (alias of numpy.iinfo)

MachAr (alias of numpy.MachAr)

Data type testing#

issctype (alias of numpy.issctype())

issubdtype (alias of numpy.issubdtype())

issubsctype (alias of numpy.issubsctype())

issubclass_ (alias of numpy.issubclass_())

find_common_type (alias of numpy.find_common_type())


typename (alias of numpy.typename())

sctype2char (alias of numpy.sctype2char())

mintypecode (alias of numpy.mintypecode())