DitsActIndexByName - Returns the action index of an action of a specified name.

Function

Returns the action index of an action of a specified name.

Note, we only match the last entry of the name and ignore spawned actions.

Description

Language

C

Call

(long int) = DitsActIndexByName (name, index, status)

Parameters

(">" input, "!" modified, "W" workspace, "<" output)

>namechar *The name of the action to look up.
<indexlong int *The index to the action is returned here. If supplied as null, then the value is returned only.
!statusStatusType *Modified status.

Return Value

The action index or -1 on error.

Include files

DitsUtil.h

External functions used

External values used

DitsTask

Prior requirements

Can only be called from a Dits Application routine

See Also

The Dits Specification Document, DitsKillByIndex(3), DitsSignalByName(3), DitsGetActIndex(3)

Support

Tony Farrell, AAO

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