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msmetadata.fieldsforname - Function

1.3.2 Get an array of the unique, zero-based field IDs for the specified field name.


Description

Get an array of the unique, zero-based field IDs for the specified field name. If the field name is the empty string (the default), a list of all unique field IDs in the main table of the MS will be returned.

Arguments





Inputs

name

Field name (case sensitive) for which to return the fields.

allowed:

string

Default:

Returns
intArray

Example

 
    msmd.open("my.ms")  
    # get the field IDs for field name "Enceladus"  
    fields = msmd.fieldsforname("Enceladus")  
    msmd.done()  

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