Function for reading the names of the tables in the coverages

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Description

This function reads the arc.dat file in the info directory and it returns a list with some data about the tables. Each element of this list is another list with data from a single table.

Usage

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get.tablenames(infodir)

Arguments

infodir

info dir where there is a file called arc.dat

Value

A list with some information about the tables stored in all the coverages:

  • Table Name

  • Info File

  • Number of fields

  • Record Size

  • Number of records

  • Internal/External Table (FALSE/TRUE)