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Name

wfdbdesc - read signal specifications

Synopsis

wfdbdesc record [ -readable ]

Description

This program reads specifications for the signals described in the header file for record. If the -readable option is present, wfdbdesc attempts to open the signal files, and it reports only on those that are readable.

Environment

It may be necessary to set and export the shell variable WFDB (see setwfdb(1) ).

Files

record.hea
header file
signal files
named in

record.hea

Availability

This program is provided in the app directory of the WFDB Software Package. Run make in that directory to compile and install it if it have not been installed already.

The PhysioNet ATM (http://physionet.org/cgi-bin/ATM) provides web access to wfdbdesc (select Describe record from the Toolbox).

See Also

setwfdb(1)

Author

George B. Moody (george@mit.edu)

Source

http://www.physionet.org/physiotools/wfdb/app/wfdbdesc.c


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