Returns the type, category, rank, and shape of an Object.
Object DXGetType(Object o, Type *t, Category *c, int *rank, int *shape)
Functional Details If t is not NULL, this routine returns the type of g in *t. If c is not NULL, it returns the type of g in *c. If rank is not NULL, it returns the rank of g in *rank. If shape is not NULL, it returns the shape Array of g in *shape. shape must point to an Array at least *rank in length.
The type is one of the following:
TYPE_BYTE TYPE_HYPER TYPE_SHORT TYPE_UBYTE TYPE_INT TYPE_USHORT TYPE_DOUBLE TYPE_UINT TYPE_STRING TYPE_FLOAT
The category is either CATEGORY_REAL or CATEGORY_COMPLEX.
Array Objects are always typed. Fields are typed if they contain a "data" component; their type is the same as that of the "data" component. Series, MultiGrids, and Composite Fields are typed if they contain typed Fields. Generic Groups may be typed by explicitly calling DXSetGroupType. If typed, all Fields contained in the Group must match the type. Other Objects do not contain type information.
Returns o only if there is a type associated with o or returns NULL without setting an error code.
DXGetArrayInfo, DXSetGroupType, DXSetGroupTypeV, DXUnsetGroupType
"Setting Data Types".
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