gdaGetType

Purpose

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

Format

vartype = gdaGetType(filename, varname)
Parameters
  • filename (string) – name of data file.

  • varname (string) – name of variable in the GDA.

Returns

vartype (scalar) – type of the variable in the GDA.

Examples

vartype = gdaGetType("myfile.gda", "x1");

Remarks

The return vartype may contain any of the following:

6

Matrix

13

String

15

String array

21

Array

If gdaGetType() 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 gdaGetTypes()