colour.utilities.as_float_scalar#

colour.utilities.as_float_scalar(a: ArrayLike, dtype: Optional[Type[DTypeFloat]] = None) float[source]#

Convert given \(a\) variable to numpy.floating using given numpy.dtype.

Parameters:
  • a (ArrayLike) – Variable to convert.

  • dtype (Optional[Type[DTypeFloat]]) – numpy.dtype to use for conversion, default to the numpy.dtype defined by the colour.constant.DEFAULT_FLOAT_DTYPE attribute.

Returns:

\(a\) variable converted to numpy.floating.

Return type:

float

Warning

Examples

>>> as_float_scalar(np.array(1))
1.0