Filling TH1F histogram without using Fill()


I am using PyROOT to make a histogram using data from a text file. The text file just has values that can be passed into a NumPy array. At the moment, I am making the histogram by iterating through the array and filling the histogram one value at a time. This works well enough for a small file, but for bigger ones, this seems rather inefficient. Since I already have the array, is there a way to pass in the whole array instead of one value at a time?

Here’s an example of what I’m doing:

import ROOT

# create a new ROOT file
f = ROOT.TFile("histo.root", "RECREATE")

# create an array of data
data = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

# create a histogram with 10 bins and a range from 0 to 11
histo = ROOT.TH1F("histo", "Histogram from Array", 10, 0, 11)

# fill the histogram with the data from the array
for x in data:

# write the histogram to the ROOT file

# open the ROOT file and draw the histogram
f = ROOT.TFile("histo.root")
histo = f.Get("histo")

# show the plot

Create an “array.array('d', [...])” or a “nupmy.array([...], numpy.double)” and then use: TH1::FillN

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