cdflib.getVarName

Variable name, given variable number

Syntax

name = cdflib.getVarName(cdfId,varNum)

Description

name = cdflib.getVarName(cdfId,varNum) returns the name of the variable in a Common Data Format (CDF) file.

cdfId identifies the CDF file. varNum is a numeric value that identifies the variable. Variable numbers are zero-based.name is a text string specifying the name.

Examples

Open the example CDF, and then get the name of a variable in the file:

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

name = cdflib.getVarName(cdfid,1)

name =

Longitude

%  Clean up
cdflib.close(cdfid)

clear cdfid

References

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

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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