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AHELP for CIAO 4.6 ChIPS v1

chips_regions

Context: contrib

Synopsis

Region routines for ChIPS (CIAO contributed package)

Syntax

import chips_contrib.regions
from chips_contrib.regions import *

Description

The chips_contrib.regions module provides extra routines for using regions in ChIPS, and is provided as part of the CIAO contributed scripts package.

Loading the routines

The module can be loaded into ChIPS, Sherpa or Python scripts by saying one of the following:

from chips_contrib.regions import *
from chips_contrib.all import *

where the second line will load in all the ChIPS contributed routines, not just the regions module.

Contents

The regions module currenly provides one routine:

Routine Description
add_fov_region() Display a Chandra FOV (field-of-view) file as a region; see "ahelp add_fov_region" for more information.

Changes in the December 2010 Release

Module name change

To load in all the ChIPS contributed modules you now have to say one of

import chips_contrib.all
from chips_contrib.all import *

rather than

import chips_contrib
from chips_contrib import *

which no longer loads in any code.

Bugs

See the bugs pages on the CIAO website for an up-to-date listing of known bugs.

See Also

regions
add_region, current_region, delete_region, display_region, get_region, hide_region, move_region, set_region, shuffle_region
utilities
load_fill

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