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Gets an array of string values for a particular option in the database. The values must be separated with commas with no intervening spaces.


#include "petscsys.h"   
PetscErrorCode  PetscOptionsGetStringArray(PetscOptions options,const char pre[],const char name[],char *strings[],PetscInt *nmax,PetscBool  *set)
Not Collective

Input Parameters

options - options database use NULL for default global database
pre - string to prepend to name or NULL
name - the option one is seeking
nmax - maximum number of strings

Output Parameter

strings - location to copy strings
set - PETSC_TRUE if found, else PETSC_FALSE


The user should pass in an array of pointers to char, to hold all the strings returned by this function.

The user is responsible for deallocating the strings that are returned. The Fortran interface for this routine is not supported.

Contributed by Matthew Knepley.

See Also

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

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