get_datafile_property man page

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(3), empty_string(3)

Referenced By

DAT_ID(3).

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