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cdflib.getVarNum

Variable number, given variable name

Syntax

varNum = cdflib.getVarNum(cdfId,varname)

Description

varNum = cdflib.getVarNum(cdfId,varname) returns the identifier (variable number) for a variable in a Common Data Format (CDF) file.

cdfId identifies the CDF file. varname is a text string that identifies the variable. Variable names are case-sensitive.

Examples

Open example CDF, and then get the number of a variable named Longitude:

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

varNum = cdflib.getVarNum(cdfid,'Longitude')

varNum =

     1

%  Clean up
cdflib.close(cdfid);

clear cdfid

References

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

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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