DtMmdbBookGetShortTitle(library call) DtMmdbBookGetShortTitle(library call)
NAMEDtMmdbBookGetShortTitle — obtains the short title of a book
const char* DtMmdbBookGetShortTitle(
unsigned int* length);
The DtMmdbBookGetShortTitle function returns the short title of the
specified book object. Do not use the free function on the returned
pointer. Table lookup is involved when the identifier is specified by
either the primary_oid or sequence_num field.
request Specifies the bookcase in the bookcase descriptor field, as
well as a valid value in the primary_oid, the secondary_oid,
or the sequence_num field. The primary_oid represents the
DtInfo Database object identifier of the TOC section; the
secondary_oid represents the object identifier of the book
itself; and the sequence_num represents the sequence number
of the book within the bookcase (0 based). If more than one
of these fields have a valid value, the order of precedence
is: primary_oid, secondary_oid, and, last, sequence_num.
length Specifies the variable to receive the length of the returned
short title, if the returned pointer to the title is not
If DtMmdbBookGetShortTitle completes successfully, it returns a pointer
to the book's short title. If it fails, it returns a NULL pointer.