Daylight v4.9
Release Date: 1 February 2008


dt_comments - retrieve the datatype comments of a datatype object

Generic Prototype

dt_comments(dt_Handle) => dt_String

C Prototype

#include "dt_thor.h"

dt_String dt_comments(dt_Integer *len, dt_Handle datatype)

FORTRAN Prototype

include ''

integer*4 dt_f_comments(datatype, string)

integer*4 datatype
character*() string


Finds the datatype comments of the datatype (TYP_DATATYPE) object (from the _C<> dataitem in the datatype's definition TDT).

Return Value

Returns a string tag. For objects other than datatype, the comments is defined as the 'invalid string'.

Related Topics

dt_briefname(3) dt_datatype(3) dt_description(3) dt_dfnorm(3) dt_dfnormdata(3) dt_fieldtype(3) dt_getdatatype(3) dt_membership(3) dt_owner(3) dt_summary(3) dt_tag(3)