Gets the types of all the variables in a GAUSS Data Archive.


vartypes = gdaGetTypes(filename)
Parameters:filename (string) – name of data file.
Returns:vartypes (Nx1 vector) – types of all the variables in the GDA.


vartypes = gdaGetTypes("myfile.gda");


The return vartypes may contain any of the following:

6 Matrix
13 String
15 String array
21 Array

If gdaGetTypes() fails, it will return a scalar error code. Call scalerr() to get the value of the error code. Valid error codes for this command include:

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 gdaGetNames(), gdaRead()