pydicom.config.DS_numpy(use_numpy: bool = True) None[source]

Set whether multi-valued elements with VR of DS will be numpy arrays

New in version 2.0.


use_numpy (bool, optional) –

True (default) to read multi-value DS elements as ndarray, False to read multi-valued DS data elements as type MultiValue

Note: once a value has been accessed, changing this setting will no longer change its type


ValueError – If use_DS_decimal and use_numpy are both True.