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netcdf.inqNcid

Return ID of named group

Syntax

childGroupId = netcdf.inqNcid(ncid,childGroupName)

Description

childGroupId = netcdf.inqNcid(ncid,childGroupName) returns the ID of the child group, specified by the name childGroupName, in the file or group specified by ncid.

Input Arguments

ncid

Identifier of a NetCDF file, returned by netcdf.create or netcdf.open, or of a NetCDF group, returned by netcdf.defGrp.

childGroupName

Text string specifying the name of a NetCDF group.

Output Arguments

childGroupID

Identifier of a NetCDF group.

Examples

This example opens the sample NetCDF dataset and then gets the ID of a group in the dataset.

ncid = netcdf.open('example.nc','nowrite');
gid = netcdf.inqNcid(ncid,'grid1');
netcdf.close(ncid);

References

This function corresponds to the nc_inq_ncid function in the netCDF library C API. Read the files netcdfcopyright.txt and mexnccopyright.txt for more information.

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