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type

Returns the type of a variable

Calling Sequence

[i]=type(x)

Arguments

x

Scilab object

i

integer

Description

type(x) returns an integer which is the type of x as following :

1 : real or complex constant matrix.

2 : polynomial matrix.

4 : boolean matrix.

5 : sparse matrix.

6 : sparse boolean matrix.

7 : Matlab sparse matrix.

8 : matrix of integers stored on 1 2 or 4 bytes.

9 : matrix of graphic handles.

10 : matrix of character strings.

11 : un-compiled function (Scilab code).

13 : compiled function (Scilab code).

14 : function library.

15 : list.

16 : typed list (tlist).

17 : matrix oriented typed list (mlist).

128 : pointer (See lufact).

129 : size implicit polynomial used for indexing.

130 : Scilab intrinsic (C or Fortran code).

See Also

  • typeof — object type
  • inttype — type integers used in integer data types
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