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listvarinfile

list the contents of a saved data file

Calling Sequence

listvarinfile(filename)
[nams,typs,dims,vols]=listvarinfile(filename)

Arguments

filename

character string, the pathname of the file to be inspected

nams

character array, names of the variables saved in the file

dims

list, dimensions of the variables saved in the file

typs

numeric array, types of the variables saved in the file

vols

numeric array, size in bytes of the variables saved in the file

Description

  • This utility function lists "a la whos" the variables contained in a Scilab data file produced by save.

    Remark: hypermatrices are reported as plain mlists; rationals and state-spaces are reported as plain tlists; graphic handles are not recognized.

Examples

a=eye(2,2); b=int16(ones(a)); c=rand(2,3,3);
save("vals.dat",a,b,c)
listvarinfile("vals.dat")

See Also

  • whos — listing of variables in long form
  • save — Save a variable or a serie of variables in a binary file
  • load — Load a saved variable or a serie of variables
  • save_format — format of files produced by "save"
  • type — Returns the type of a variable

Authors

Serge Steer

31 Jan 2001; reediting by Enrico Segre

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