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ssGetDataTypeId

Get the ID of a data type

Syntax

DTypeId ssGetDataTypeId(SimStruct *S, char *name)

Arguments

S

SimStruct representing an S-Function block.

name

Name of a data type.

Returns

The ID of the custom data type specified by name if name is a registered type name. Otherwise, returns INVALID_DTYPE_ID and reports an error.

Description

Use to obtain the data type ID of a custom data type.

    Note:   Because this macro reports any error that occurs, you do not need to use ssSetErrorStatus to report the error.

For more information about using custom data types in S-functions, see Custom Data Types.

Languages

C, C++

Example

The following example gets the ID of the data type named Color.

int_T id = ssGetDataTypeId (S, "Color");
if(id == INVALID_DTYPE_ID) return;

Introduced before R2006a

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