Returns the value of a named parameter of the current data table of a data set.
- synopsis: #include ”SDDS.h”
void *SDDS_GetParameter(SDDS_TABLE *SDDS_table, char *parameter_name, void
- SDDS_table: Address of the SDDS_TABLE structure for the data set.
- parameter_name: A NULL-terminated character string giving the name of the
parameter for which the value is desired.
- memory: Pointer to memory in which to place the value of the parameter. If NULL,
memory is allocated.
- return value:
On success, returns a pointer to the location in which the data has been placed. The pointer should
be cast to data-type*, where data-type is the data type of the parameter. Note that
for type SDDS_STRING, data-type is char *. This data is newly-allocated, and may
be modified as needed by the caller. On failure, returns NULL and records an error
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