Procedure DataFileGetComment(datafile, comment)


The predefined set AllDataFiles (and its subsets AllCases and AllDataSets), is an integer set. The mapping of these integers onto the cases and datasets in the project is maintained by the data manager, and is not editable. With the procedure DataFileGetComment you can obtain the comment that is specified in the data manager for any element of the set AllDataFiles (cases or datasets).

        datafile,     ! (input) element in the set AllDataFiles
        comment       ! (output) scalar string parameter



An element in the set AllDataFiles.


A scalar string valued parameter. On return this parameter will contain the comment of the datafile. If no comment is specified, then an empty string is returned.

Return Value

The procedure returns 1 if the given datafile still exists, and 0 otherwise.


  • This function is only applicable if the project option Data_Management_style is set to Single_Data_Manager_file.

See also

The procedures DataFileExists, DataFileGetName.