mplist_get(3) Get the value of a property in a property list.


void* mplist_get (MPlist * plist, MSymbol key)


Get the value of a property in a property list. The mplist_get() function searches property list plist from the beginning for a property whose key is key. If such a property is found, its value is returned as the type of (void *). If not found, NULL is returned.

When NULL is returned, there are two possibilities: one is the case where no property is found (see above); the other is the case where a property is found and its value is NULL. In case that these two cases must be distinguished, use the mplist_find_by_key() function.


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