gdaGetIndex

Purpose

Gets the index of a variable in a GAUSS Data Archive.

Format

ind = gdaGetIndex(filename, varname)
Parameters:
  • filename (string) – name of data file.
  • varname (string) – name of variable in the GDA.
Returns:

ind (scalar) – index of variable in the GDA.

Examples

ind = gdaGetIndex("myfile.gda", "observed");

Remarks

If gdaGetIndex() fails, it will return a scalar error code. Call scalerr() to get the value of the error code. The error code may be any of the following:

1 Null file name.
2 File open error.
4 File read error.
5 Invalid file type.
8 Variable not found.
10 File contains no variables.
14 File too large to be read on current platform.

See also

Functions gdaGetName(), gdaReadByIndex()