cdflib.getNumAttributes

Number of attributes with variable scope

Syntax

numAtts = cdflib.getNumAttributes(cdfId)

Description

numAtts = cdflib.getNumAttributes(cdfId) returns the total number of attributes with variable scope in a Common Data Format (CDF) file. cdfId identifies the CDF file.

Examples

Open the example CDF and find out how many attributes in the file have variable scope:

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

% Determine the number of attributes with variable scope
numAttrs = cdflib.getNumAttributes(cdfid)

numAttrs =

    1

% Clean up
cdflib.close(cdfid);

clear cdfid

References

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

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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