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NAME

       get_datafile_property  -  Returns  the  property  string  for  the  object.  Allegro  game
       programming library.

SYNOPSIS

       #include <allegro.h>

       const char *get_datafile_property(const DATAFILE *dat, int type);

DESCRIPTION

       Finds the property type of a DATAFILE object. The type parameter must be a  value  created
       with the DAT_ID() macro. Example:

          const char *name;
          ...
          name = get_datafile_property(game_data,
                                       DAT_ID('N','A','M','E'));
          if (name == empty_string)
             abort_on_error("Object doesn't have a name!");

RETURN VALUE

       Returns  a  pointer  to  the  text  string  for  the  object, or a pointer to the variable
       empty_string if the property isn't present.

SEE ALSO

       DAT_ID(3alleg4), empty_string(3alleg4)