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===DESCRIPTION===  
 
===DESCRIPTION===  
  "get_type" returns a string describing the named object or
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'''get_type''' returns a string describing the named object or selection or the string "nonexistent" if the name in unknown.
    selection or the string "nonexistent" if the name in unknown.
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===PYMOL API===
 
===PYMOL API===
<source lang="python">
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<source lang="python">
  cmd.get_type(string object-name)
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cmd.get_type(string object-name)
</source>\
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</source>
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===NOTES===
 
===NOTES===
 
Possible return values are
 
Possible return values are
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# "object:molecule"
"object:molecule"
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# "object:map"
"object:map"
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# "object:mesh"
"object:mesh"
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# "object:distance"
"object:distance"
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# "selection"
"selection"
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===SEE ALSO===
 
===SEE ALSO===
    [[Cmd get_names]]
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[[Cmd get_names]]
  
 
[[Category:Commands|get_type]]
 
[[Category:Commands|get_type]]

Revision as of 11:31, 5 January 2006

DESCRIPTION

get_type returns a string describing the named object or selection or the string "nonexistent" if the name in unknown.

PYMOL API

cmd.get_type(string object-name)

NOTES

Possible return values are

  1. "object:molecule"
  2. "object:map"
  3. "object:mesh"
  4. "object:distance"
  5. "selection"

SEE ALSO

Cmd get_names