gmGetVariableType

Getting information on variables in a geometallurgy (gm)Database

Reads the variable name metainformation from the gmDatabase.

Keywords
utilities
Usage
gmGetVariableType(sel,name,selID=attr(sel,"id"),db=getOption("gmDB"))
Arguments
sel
A call representing the intended SQL expression as R expression.
name
A character vector giving the names of the variables to be read.
selID
The ID attribute of the selection.
db
The database connection to the geometallurgical database.
Details

The geometallurgical database allows to store recursive dataframes of arbitrary content, provided that the same variable always contains the same type of information. This command allows to get the information on defined variables including their information.

Value

A dataframe with column name, table, decription and var, giving the name of the variable, the database table storing the information, the description (definition) of the variable, and the column of the database containing this data.

Aliases
  • gmGetVariableType
Documentation reproduced from package gmDatabase, version 0.5.0, License: GPL (>= 2) | LGPL (>= 2)

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