getMovebankID: Movebank Study ID

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Note Author(s) See Also Examples

Description

This function returns the numeric Movebank ID of the study which corresponds to the character study name stored on Movebank

Usage

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  getMovebankID(study,login)

Arguments

study

character; full name of the study, as stored on Movebank

login

a MovebankLogin object, if empty you'll be asked to enter your username and password

Details

getMovebankID belongs to the Movebank browsing functions and returns the Movebank ID of a study as it is stored on Movebank. This number can also be found on the Study Details page of the study on Movebank.

Value

The function returns one 'numeric' value.

Note

The character study name on Movebank can be potentially edited and changed at any time by the Data Manager(s), whereas the Movebank ID is uniquely assigned to each study when it is uploaded to Movebank, and cannot be modified afterwards.

See the 'browseMovebank' vignette for more information about security and how to use Movebank from within R.

Author(s)

Marco Smolla & Anne Scharf

See Also

movebankLogin

Examples

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## Not run: 

#obtain a login
login<-movebankLogin()
getMovebankID(study="BCI Ocelot", login=login)

## End(Not run)

move documentation built on Aug. 24, 2017, 1:04 a.m.