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wgrib2: -set_byte

Introduction

The -set_byte option sets 1 octets (byte) to a a specified integer value. The integer value ranges from 0 to 255.

-set_byte I J K
  I = section number = 1..7
  J = location in the section = 1..(section length)
  K = 0 .. 255
would set 
  Section I, Octet J to alue K

Multiple octets can be set by making the third argument a colon seperated list.

Usage

-set_byte  SECTION STARTING_OCTET_LOCATION I-1:I-2:..:I-N
SECTION=0 .. 7
OCTET_LOCATION = 1..N
I-M = Mth octet

Example

See also: -set_hex -set_ieee -set_int -set_int2 -set_ieee


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