**petsc-master 2015-03-02**

# MatGetColumnNorms

Gets the norms of each column of a sparse or dense matrix.
### Synopsis

#include "petscmat.h"
PetscErrorCode MatGetColumnNorms(Mat A,NormType type,PetscReal norms[])

### Input Parameter

### Output Parameter

**norms ** -an array as large as the TOTAL number of columns in the matrix

Notes: Each process has ALL the column norms after the call. Because of the way this is computed each process gets all the values,
if each process wants only some of the values it should extract the ones it wants from the array.

### See Also

MatGetColumns()

**Level:**intermediate

Location:src/mat/utils/getcolv.c

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### Examples

src/mat/examples/tutorials/ex10.c.html