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PetscOptionsGetBool

Gets the Logical (true or false) value for a particular option in the database.

Synopsis

#include "petscsys.h"   
PetscErrorCode  PetscOptionsGetBool(PetscOptions options,const char pre[],const char name[],PetscBool  *ivalue,PetscBool  *set)
Not Collective

Input Parameters

options - options database use NULL for default global database
pre - the string to prepend to the name or NULL
name - the option one is seeking

Output Parameter

ivalue - the logical value to return
set - PETSC_TRUE if found, else PETSC_FALSE

Notes

TRUE, true, YES, yes, nostring, and 1 all translate to PETSC_TRUE FALSE, false, NO, no, and 0 all translate to PETSC_FALSE

If the user does not supply the option (as either true or false) ivalue is NOT changed. Thus you NEED TO ALWAYS initialize the ivalue.

See Also

PetscOptionsGetReal(), PetscOptionsHasName(), PetscOptionsGetString(),
PetscOptionsGetIntArray(), PetscOptionsGetRealArray(), PetscOptionsGetInt(), PetscOptionsBool(), PetscOptionsName(), PetscOptionsBegin(), PetscOptionsEnd(), PetscOptionsHead(), PetscOptionsStringArray(),PetscOptionsRealArray(), PetscOptionsScalar(), PetscOptionsBoolGroupBegin(), PetscOptionsBoolGroup(), PetscOptionsBoolGroupEnd(), PetscOptionsFList(), PetscOptionsEList()

Level:beginner
Location:
src/sys/objects/options.c
Index of all Sys routines
Table of Contents for all manual pages
Index of all manual pages

Examples

src/vec/vec/examples/tutorials/ex10.c.html
src/dm/examples/tutorials/ex1.c.html
src/dm/examples/tutorials/ex2.c.html
src/dm/examples/tutorials/ex5.c.html
src/dm/examples/tutorials/ex12.c.html
src/dm/examples/tutorials/ex15.c.html
src/ksp/pc/examples/tutorials/ex3.c.html
src/ksp/ksp/examples/tutorials/ex1.c.html
src/ksp/ksp/examples/tutorials/ex2.c.html
src/ksp/ksp/examples/tutorials/ex4.c.html
src/ksp/ksp/examples/tutorials/ex5.c.html