Contributed Crates, ChIPS, and Sherpa routines for CIAO.
import ciao_contrib.all from ciao_contrib.all import * Note: in CIAO 4.2 the module was called ciao_contrib
The ciao_contrib package provides useful routines for CIAO users, and is provided as part of the CIAO contributed scripts package.
Loading the routines
The module can be loaded into ChIPS or Sherpa by saying:
from ciao_contrib.all import *
This will load in all the modules that are part of this package; this is currently:
|ciao_contrib.caldb||Utility routines related to the CIAO CALDB|
|ciao_contrib.smooth||Simple smoothing routines for image data|
|ciao_contrib.stacklib||Expand out a CIAO stack value into an array of values|
|ciao_contrib.region.all||Routines for handling CIAO region files|
|ciao_contrib.utils||Utility routines for CIAO|
What is not loaded
The ciao_contrib.runtool module is not loaded as part of ciao_contrib, since it provides a large number of routines. This module must be imported directly.
See the ahelp files for the individual packages and the contributed scripts page for further information.
Changes in the October 2011 release
DS9 contour files
The add_ds9_contours() ahd read_ds9_contours() routines have been added to the chips_contrib.utils and crates_contrib.utils modules respectively; they provide basic support for plotting and reading in the *.con contour files created by DS9.
Simple coordinate conversion
The SimpleCoordTransform class has been added to the crates_contrib.utils module to simplify converting between the coordinate systems of an image.
Changes in the July 2011 release
The ciao_contrib.runtool module has been updated to include the new fluximage script, support setting parameters with an array, better handling of long parameter values, and minor improvements to the set_pfiles() and new_pfiles_environment() routines.
The ciao_contrib.stacklib module has been added.
Changes in the February 2011 release
The ciao_contrib.runtool module has been updated to handle ardlib parameter names which contain a "-".
Changes in the December 2010 release
Module name change
To load in all the CIAO contributed modules you now have to say one of
import ciao_contrib.all from ciao_contrib.all import *
import ciao_contrib from ciao_contrib import *
which now no longer loads in any code.
See the bugs pages for an up-to-date listing of known bugs.
Refer to the CIAO bug pages for an up-to-date listing of known issues.