Function

GObjecttype_from_name

Declaration [src]

GType
g_type_from_name (
  const gchar* name
)

Description [src]

Look up the type ID from a given type name, returning 0 if no type has been registered under this name (this is the preferred method to find out by name whether a specific type has been registered yet).

Parameters

name const gchar*
 

Type name to look up.

 The data is owned by the caller of the function.
 The string is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.

Return value

Returns: GType
 

Corresponding type ID or 0