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Geographic Determination Library Reference for Windows and z/OS

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Geographic Determination Library Reference for Windows and z/OS
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Retrieves the field name information in the GSA attribute file by column number.

Syntax

intl gdlGetAttributeNameByNumber ( gdlFileHandle hFile, intl fieldNumber, pstr name, intl bufSize );

Arguments

hFile

A gdlFileHandle. Input.

fieldNumber

Column of the attribute in the GSA file. Output.

name

A buffer to hold the found attribute name. Output.

bufSize

The size of the buffer that contains the identifier of the object in which the point is located. If the buffer size is smaller than the identifier, the identifier is truncated. Input.

Return Value

GDL_OK

GDL_ERROR

Prerequisites

gdlOpenSpatialFile

Alternates

None.

Notes

The gdlGetAttributeNameByNumber is a convenience function. The gdlGetAttributeInfoByNumber function might be used more often to return the column name by column number.