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Procedure
Abstract
Required_Reading
Keywords
Brief_I/O
Detailed_Input
Detailed_Output
Parameters
Exceptions
Files
Particulars
Examples
Restrictions
Literature_References
Author_and_Institution
Version
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Procedure

   SpiceInt lstlec_c ( ConstSpiceChar  * string,
                       SpiceInt          n,   
                       SpiceInt          lenvals,
                       const void      * array   ) 

Abstract

 
   Given a character string and an ordered array of character 
   strings, find the index of the largest array element less than 
   or equal to the given string. 
 

Required_Reading

 
   None. 
 

Keywords

 
   SEARCH,  ARRAY 
 

Brief_I/O

 
   VARIABLE  I/O  DESCRIPTION 
   --------  ---  -------------------------------------------------- 
   string     I   Upper bound value to search against.
   n          I   Number elements in array.
   lenvals    I   String length.
   array      I   Array of possible lower bounds.

   The function returns the index of the last element of array that
   is lexically less than or equal to string. 
 

Detailed_Input

 
   string      is a string acting as an upper bound:  the array element
               that is lexically the greatest element less than or
               equal to string is to be found.  Trailing blanks in this
               bound value are not significant.

   n           is the dimension of the array. 

   lenvals     is the declared length of the strings in the input
               string array, including null terminators.  The input   
               array should be declared with dimension 

                  [n][lenvals]

   array       is the array of character strings to be searched.
               Trailing blanks in the strings in this array are not
               significant. The strings must be sorted in
               non-decreasing order. The elements of array need not be
               distinct.

 

Detailed_Output

 
   The function returns the index of the highest-indexed element in the 
   input array that is less than or equal to string.  The routine assumes
   the array elements are sorted in non-decreasing order.
 
   If all elements of the input array are greater than the specified 
   upper bound string, the function returns -1. 

Parameters

 
   None. 
 

Exceptions

  
   1) If ndim < 1 the function value is -1.  This is not considered
      an error.

   2) If input key value pointer is null, the error SPICE(NULLPOINTER) will 
      be signaled.  The function returns -1.
 
   3) The input key value may have length zero.  This case is not
      considered an error.

   4) If the input array pointer is null,  the error SPICE(NULLPOINTER) will 
      be signaled.  The function returns -1.

   5) If the input array string's length is less than 2, the error
      SPICE(STRINGTOOSHORT) will be signaled.  The function returns -1.
  

Files

 
   None. 

Particulars

 
   Note:  If you need to find the first element of the array that is
          greater than string, simply add 1 to the result returned by
          this function and check to see if the result is within the
          array bounds given by n.
 

Examples

   Let array be a character array of dimension 

      [5][lenvals]

   which contains the following elements:

      "BOHR"
      "EINSTEIN"
      "FEYNMAN"
      "GALILEO"
      "NEWTON"

   Then

      lstlec_c ( "NEWTON",   5, lenvals, array )    ==   4
      lstlec_c ( "EINSTEIN", 5, lenvals, array )    ==   1
      lstlec_c ( "GALILEO",  5, lenvals, array )    ==   3
      lstlec_c ( "Galileo",  5, lenvals, array )    ==   3
      lstlec_c ( "BETHE",    5, lenvals, array )    ==  -1

Restrictions

  
   1)  The input array is assumed to be sorted in increasing order. If 
       this condition is not met, the results of bsrchc_c are unpredictable.

   2)  String comparisons performed by this routine are Fortran-style:
       trailing blanks in the input array or key value are ignored.
       This gives consistent behavior with CSPICE code generated by
       the f2c translator, as well as with the Fortran SPICE Toolkit.
      
       Note that this behavior is not identical to that of the ANSI
       C library functions strcmp and strncmp.
  

Literature_References

 
   None. 
 

Author_and_Institution

 
   N.J. Bachman    (JPL) 
   H.A. Neilan     (JPL) 
   W.L. Taber      (JPL) 
 

Version

 
   -CSPICE Version 1.0.0, 22-JUL-2002 (NJB) (HAN) (WLT)

Index_Entries

 
   last character element less_than_or_equal_to 
 
Wed Apr  5 17:54:38 2017