gdaGetVarInfo

Purpose

Gets information about all of the variables in a GAUSS Data Archive and returns it in an array of gdavartable structures.

Format

vtab = gdaGetVarInfo(filename)
Parameters

filename (string) – name of data file.

Returns

vtab (Nx1 array) –

Contains gdavartable structures, where N is the number of variables in filename, containing the following members:

vtab[i].name

string, name of variable.

vtab[i].type

scalar, type of variable.

vtab[i].orders

Mx1 vector or scalar, orders of the variable.

Examples

// Declare gdaVarTable structure
struct gdaVarTable vtab;

vtab = gdaGetVarInfo("myfile.gda");

Remarks

The size of vtab.orders is dependent on the type of the variable as follows:

Variable Type

vtab.orders

array

Mx1 vector, where M is the number of dimensions in the array, containing the sizes of each dimension, from the slowest-moving dimension to the fastest-moving dimension.

matrix

2x1 vector containing the rows and columns of the matrix, respectively.

string

scalar containing the length of string, excluding the null terminating byte.

string array

2x1 vector containing the rows and columns of the string array, respectively.

vtab.type may contain any of the following:

6

matrix

13

string

15

string array

21

array

Source

gdafns.src