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table.getkeyword - Function

3.2.1 get value of specific table keyword


Description

The value of the given table keyword is returned. The value can be of any type, including a record and a table.
If a keyword is a table, its value is returned as a string containing the table name prefixed by ’Table: ’.
It is possible that the value of a keyword is a record itself (arbitrarily deeply nested). A field in such a subrecord can be read by separating the name with dots.

Arguments





Inputs

keyword

Name or seqnr of keyword: string or int

allowed:

any

Default:

variant

Returns
anyvariant

Example

 
 
  tb.open(’3C273XC1.MS’)  
  tb.getkeywords()  
  tb.getkeyword(’MS_VERSION’)  
# 2.0  
  tb.close()  
  tb.open(’tcal’)  
  tb.getkeyword(’rec.fld’)     # get field from a record  
# 3.14  
 

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