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find_datafile_object(3alleg4)					  Allegro manual				     find_datafile_object(3alleg4)

NAME
find_datafile_object - Searches a datafile for an object with a name. Allegro game programming library. SYNOPSIS
#include <allegro.h> DATAFILE *find_datafile_object(const DATAFILE *dat, const char *objectname); DESCRIPTION
Searches an already loaded datafile for an object with the specified name. In the name you can use `/' and `#' separators for nested datafile paths. Example: char level_name[10]; DATAFILE *dat, *level; ... uszprintf(level_name, sizeof(buffer), "LEVEL_%02d", level_number); level = find_datafile_object(dat, level_name); if (!level) abort_on_error("That level doesn't exist!"); RETURN VALUE
Returns a pointer to a single DATAFILE element whose `dat' member points to the object, or NULL if the object could not be found. SEE ALSO
load_datafile(3alleg4), load_datafile_object(3alleg4) Allegro version 4.4.2 find_datafile_object(3alleg4)

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load_datafile(3alleg4)						  Allegro manual					    load_datafile(3alleg4)

NAME
load_datafile - Loads a datafile into memory. Allegro game programming library. SYNOPSIS
#include <allegro.h> DATAFILE *load_datafile(const char *filename); DESCRIPTION
Loads a datafile into memory in one go. If the datafile has been encrypted, you must first call packfile_password() to set the appropriate key. If the datafile contains truecolor graphics, you must set the video mode or call set_color_conversion() before loading it. Example: /* Load the resources for our game. */ DATAFILE *dat = load_datafile("game.dat"); if (!dat) abort_on_error("Couldn't load sound resources!"); /* Use resources. */ ... /* Destroy them when we don't need them any more. */ unload_datafile(dat); RETURN VALUE
Returns a pointer to the DATAFILE, or NULL on error. Remember to free this DATAFILE later to avoid memory leaks. SEE ALSO
load_datafile_callback(3alleg4), unload_datafile(3alleg4), load_datafile_object(3alleg4), set_color_conversion(3alleg4), fixup_datafile(3alleg4), packfile_password(3alleg4), find_datafile_object(3alleg4), register_datafile_object(3alleg4), excustom(3alleg4), exdata(3alleg4), exexedat(3alleg4), exgui(3alleg4), exsprite(3alleg4), exunicod(3alleg4) Allegro version 4.4.2 load_datafile(3alleg4)
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