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cdflib.getAttrName

Name of attribute, given attribute number

Syntax

name = cdflib.getAttrName(cdfId,attrNum)

Description

name = cdflib.getAttrName(cdfId,attrNum) returns the name of an attribute in a Common Data Format (CDF) file.

Input Arguments

cdfId

Identifier of a CDF file, returned by a call to cdflib.create or cdflib.open.

attrNum

Numeric value that identifies the attribute. Attribute numbers are zero-based.

Output Arguments

name

Text string specifying the name of the attribute.

Examples

Open the example CDF and get name of an attribute.

cdfid = cdflib.open('example.cdf');

% Get name of the first attribute in the file.
attrName = cdflib.getAttrName(cdfId,0)

attrName =

SampleAttribute

% Clean up
cdflib.close(cdfid);

clear cdfid

References

This function corresponds to the CDF library C API routine CDFgetAttrName.

To use this function, you must be familiar with the CDF C interface. Read the CDF documentation at the CDF Web site.

For copyright information, see the cdfcopyright.txt file.

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