get_datafile_property

get_datafile_property(3alleg4)   Allegro manual   get_datafile_property(3alleg4)



NAME
       get_datafile_property - Returns the property string for the object.
       Allegro game programming library.

SYNOPSIS
       #include <allegro.h>


       const char *get_datafile_property(const DATAFILE *dat, int type);

DESCRIPTION
       Finds the property type of a DATAFILE object. The type parameter must be
       a value created with the DAT_ID() macro. Example:

          const char *name;
          ...
          name = get_datafile_property(game_data,
                                       DAT_ID('N','A','M','E'));
          if (name == empty_string)
             abort_on_error("Object doesn't have a name!");

RETURN VALUE
       Returns a pointer to the text string for the object, or a pointer to the
       variable empty_string if the property isn't present.


SEE ALSO
       DAT_ID(3alleg4), empty_string(3alleg4)



Allegro                           version 4.4.3   get_datafile_property(3alleg4)