VecSetType#

Builds a vector, for a particular vector implementation.

Synopsis#

#include "petscvec.h"  
PetscErrorCode VecSetType(Vec vec, VecType method)

Collective

Input Parameters#

  • vec - The vector object

  • method - The name of the vector type

Options Database Key#

  • -vec_type - Sets the vector type; use -help for a list of available types

Notes#

See “petsc/include/petscvec.h” for available vector types (for instance, VECSEQ, VECMPI, or VECSHARED).

Use VecDuplicate() or VecDuplicateVecs() to form additional vectors of the same type as an existing vector.

See Also#

VecGetType(), VecCreate()

Level#

intermediate

Location#

src/vec/vec/interface/vecreg.c

Examples#

src/vec/vec/tutorials/ex10.c.html
src/vec/vec/tutorials/ex9.c.html
src/ksp/ksp/tutorials/ex73.c.html
src/snes/tutorials/ex70.c.html
src/tao/constrained/tutorials/maros.c.html
src/tao/pde_constrained/tutorials/hyperbolic.c.html


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