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2.2.6 - eReadNameString

Reads a string, specified by name.

Syntax

LJM_ERROR_RETURN LJM_eReadNameString(
                      int Handle, 
                      const char * Name, 
                      char * String)

Parameters

Handle [in]
A device handle. The handle is a connection ID for an active device. Generate a handle with LJM_Open or LJM_OpenS.
Name [in]
The name that specifies the Modbus string-type register to read.  Names can be found throughout the device datasheet or in the Modbus Map.
String [out]
A string that is updated to contain the result of the read. Must be allocated to size LJM_STRING_ALLOCATION_SIZE (50) or greater prior to calling this function.

Returns

LJM errorcodes or 0 for no error.

Remarks

See also LJM_eWriteNameString. This is a convenience function that uses LJM_eNames. Only for use with Modbus register(s) listed as type LJM_STRING (98).

Examples

[C/C++] Read the device name.

int LJMError;
// LJM_STRING_ALLOCATION_SIZE is 50
char devName[LJM_STRING_ALLOCATION_SIZE];

// handle comes from LJM_Open()
LJMError = LJM_eReadNameString(handle, "DEVICE_NAME_DEFAULT", devName);
if (LJMError != LJME_NOERROR) {
    // Deal with error
}
printf ("%s \n", devName);