Daylight v4.9
Release Date: 1 February 2008


dt_mer_search2name - return a string name for a Merlin search capability

Generic Prototype

dt_mer_search2name(dt_Handle, dt_Integer) => dt_String

C Prototype

#include "dt_merlin.h"

dt_String dt_mer_search2name(dt_Integer *len, dt_Handle server, dt_Integer item)

FORTRAN Prototype

include ''

integer*4 dt_f_mer_search2name(server, item, string)

integer*4 server
integer*4 item
character*() string


Gets the string of the English-language name for the specified capability. The parameter 'item' ranges from 0 to nsearches - 1 (see dt_mer_nsearches(3)).

Return Value

Returns the invalid string if the capability is unknown (item is out of range). All object types except merlin servers have no searches defined.

Related Topics

dt_mer_action2name(3) dt_mer_function2name(3) dt_mer_nactions(3) dt_mer_nfunctions(3) dt_mer_nsearches(3) dt_mer_nsimilars(3) dt_mer_nsorts(3) dt_mer_nsubselects(3) dt_mer_nsuperselects(3) dt_mer_similar2name(3) dt_mer_sort2name(3) dt_mer_subselect2name(3) dt_mer_superselect2name(3)