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int sds_layoutsearch (const char* layoutname, sds_name entname);

Determine the entity name of a specified layout object.

Given the name of a layout object, the function returns the entity name.

The argument layoutname is the name of the layout object whose entity name you wish to retrieve.

The argument entname is the entity name returned for the given layout object name.

The function returns RTNORM if successful; otherwise, it returns RTERROR.


sds_name entname1;


struct sds_resbuf *entlist = NULL;

// Find Layout1

if (sds_layoutsearch("Layout1", entname1) == RTNORM)


// Get the entity data

entlist = sds_entget(entname1);

// Release the resbuf

if (entlist != NULL)



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