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Number of attributes with global scope


ngatts = cdflib.getNumgAttributes(cdfId)


ngatts = cdflib.getNumgAttributes(cdfId) returns the total number of global attributes in a Common Data Format (CDF) file. cdfId identifies the CDF file.


Open the example CDF and find out how many global attributes are in the file:

cdfid ='example.cdf');

% Determine the number of global attributes in the file.
numgAttrs = cdflib.getNumgAttributes(cdfid)

numgAttrs =


% Clean up


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

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

For copyright information, see the cdfcopyright.txt file.

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