[ncl-talk] Error with loop

Tue Jul 29 11:50:58 MDT 2014

```Thank you ! I will be more precise next time!
Sorry about the confusion. I will work on the code

On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 3:19 PM, Alan Brammer <abrammer at albany.edu> wrote:

> “Error” is a very vague term.  It helps if you narrow down what you mean
> by that.
>         — Is the script returning an error, if so copy and paste that
> error so everyone can get a better idea as to the problem.
>         — Is the code just not doing what you want? If so try and be
> explicit about what it is you want returned from the section code and
> include data if possible.
>
>
> There are a number of issues on the loop.
>         —1.   I’d recommend running that loop and printing the i, j k
> values with each iteration to make sure the logic is what you expect.  It’s
> not intuitive to me.
>         —2.   da is an array of 5 numbers.  You’re just overwriting all 5
> numbers with the scalar return with every iteration so it’s pointless.
>         —3.   This syntax “ ya(k:i) “  says ya only has 1 dimension but
> you’re trying to average over the the 2nd dimension. Thats going to give
> you an error message.
>
>
> How I would do this "I am writing a loop to calculate mean every 10
> indices “.  Which is calculating the mean of 0-9, 10-19, 20-29 etc. If
> that’s not it, be more explicit in your reply to the list.
>
> retval = new( dimsizes(ya)/10, float)  ;;; assumes ya%10 is 0.  if not end
> indices will be ignored.
> ct = 0
> do i=0, dimsizes(ya)-10, 10  ;  loop from 0 to max length of array and
> step by 10
> retval(ct) = avg( ya(i:i+9) )
> ct = ct+1
> end do
>
>
>
> Good luck,
>                 Alan.
>
>
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>
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>
> On Jul 28, 2014, at 4:55 PM, Ipshita Majhi <ipmajhi at alaska.edu> wrote:
>
> > I am writing a loop to calculate mean every 10 indices and there is an
> error towards the end of the loop. It would be great if you could help me
> sort it out
> >
> > ;This is to create decadal mean
> >
> >
> > ncol = 12
> > nrows=134
> >
> "integer",2)
> >
> > ya = dim_avg_n(air,1)   ;yearly average
> >
> > i=0
> > j=0
> > k=0
> >
> > da=new(5,"float")
> >
> > do while (i.le.133)
> > It would
> > if (i/1.eq.1+j) then
> >
> > da=dim_avg_n(ya(k:i),1)
> >
> > k=k+10
> >
> > j=j+1
> > continue
> > end if
> >
> >
> > i=i+1
> >
> > end do
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