Daylight v4.9
Release Date: 1 February 2008


dt_fieldtype - retrieve the fieldtype associated with an object

Generic Prototype

dt_fieldtype(dt_Handle) => dt_Handle

C Prototype

#include "dt_thor.h"

dt_Handle dt_fieldtype(dt_Handle object)

FORTRAN Prototype

include ''

integer*4 dt_f_fieldtype(object)

integer*4 object


Finds the fieldtype which is associated with the object. 'object' may be datafields (THOR) or columns (Merlin).

Return Value

Returns a fieldtype object. For objects other than datafields and columns, this property is defined as NULL_OB.

Related Topics

dt_briefname(3) dt_datatype(3) dt_description(3) dt_dfnorm(3) dt_dfnormdata(3) dt_getdatatype(3) dt_tag(3) dt_summary(3)