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mxGetClassName (Fortran)

Class of mxArray as string

Use mxGetClassName for classes defined without a classdef statement.

Fortran Syntax

#include "fintrf.h"
character*(*) mxGetClassName(pm)
mwPointer pm


mxGetClassName returns the class of an mxArray. The class identifies the kind of data the mxArray is holding. For example, if pm points to a logical mxArray, mxGetClassName returns logical.

mxGetClassName is similar to the mxGetClassID function.

  • mxGetClassName returns the class as a string, as described in mxIsClass.

  • mxGetClassID returns the class as an integer identifier, as described in mxClassID.

Input Arguments

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Pointer to an mxArray array, specified as mwPointer.

Output Arguments

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Class name, specified as character*(*).

Introduced before R2006a