**petsc-main 2021-04-20**

# DMDAVecGetArrayWrite

Returns a multiple dimension array that shares data with the underlying vector and is indexed using the global dimensions.
### Synopsis

#include "petscdmda.h"
PetscErrorCode DMDAVecGetArrayWrite(DM da,Vec vec,void *array)

Logically collective on Vec

### Input Parameter

### Output Parameter

### Notes

Call DMDAVecRestoreArray() once you have finished accessing the vector entries.
In C, the indexing is "backwards" from what expects: array[k][j][i] NOT array[i][j][k]!

If vec is a local vector (obtained with DMCreateLocalVector() etc) then the ghost point locations are accessible. If it is
a global vector then the ghost points are not accessible. Of course with the local vector you will have had to do the

appropriate DMGlobalToLocalBegin() and DMGlobalToLocalEnd() to have correct values in the ghost locations.

### Fortran Notes

From Fortran use DMDAVecGetArrayF90() and pass for the array type PetscScalar,pointer :: array(:,...,:) of the appropriate
dimension. For a DMDA created with a dof of 1 use the dimension of the DMDA, for a DMDA created with a dof greater than 1 use one more than the
dimension of the DMDA. The order of the indices is array(xs:xs+xm-1,ys:ys+ym-1,zs:zs+zm-1) (when dof is 1) otherwise
array(0:dof-1,xs:xs+xm-1,ys:ys+ym-1,zs:zs+zm-1) where the values are obtained from
DMDAGetCorners() for a global array or DMDAGetGhostCorners() for a local array. Include petsc/finclude/petscdmda.h90 to access this routine.
Due to bugs in the compiler DMDAVecGetArrayF90() does not work with gfortran versions before 4.5

Developer Notes: This has code duplication with DMDAVecGetArray() and DMDAVecGetArrayRead()

### See Also

DMDAGetGhostCorners(), DMDAGetCorners(), VecGetArray(), VecRestoreArray(), DMDAVecRestoreArrayWrite(), DMDAVecRestoreArrayDOF()

DMDAVecGetArrayDOF(), DMDAVecGetArray(), DMDAVecRestoreArray(), DMDAVecGetArrayRead(), DMDAVecRestoreArrayRead()

### Level

intermediate

### Location

src/dm/impls/da/dagetarray.c
### Examples

src/snes/tutorials/ex19.c.html

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