nodeInfo

Information about CAN database node

Description

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info = nodeInfo(db) returns a structure containing information for all nodes found in the database db.

If no matches are found in the database, nodeInfo returns an empty node information structure.

example

info = nodeInfo(db,NodeName) returns a structure containing information for the specified node in the database db.

Examples

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Create a CAN database object, and view information about its nodes.

db = canDatabase('c:\Database.dbc')
info = nodeInfo(db)
info = 
3x1 struct array with fields:
    Name
    Comment
    Attributes
    AttributeInfo

View name of first node.

n = info(1).Name
n =
AerodynamicControl

Create a CAN database object, and view information about its first node, listed in the previous example.

db = canDatabase('c:\Database.dbc')
info = nodeInfo(db,'AerodynamicControl')
info = 
             Name: 'AerodynamicControl'
          Comment: 'This is an AerodynamicControl node'
       Attributes: {3x1 cell}
    AttributeInfo: [3x1 struct]

Input Arguments

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CAN database, specified as a CAN database object.

Example: db = canDatabase(_____)

Node name, specified as a character vector or string.

Example: 'AerodynamicControl'

Data Types: char | string

Output Arguments

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Node information, returned as a structure with these fields:

FieldDescription
NameNode name
CommentText about node

See Also

Functions

Properties

Introduced in R2015b