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AHELP for CIAO 4.6 Sherpa v2

contour_model

Context: visualization

Synopsis

Open a contour plot of a data set model in ChIPS

Syntax

contour_model( [ id, [replot=False,overcontour=False]] )

Description

The contour_model function opens in ChIPS a contour plot of a data set model by data set ID. If no data set ID is specified, the model assigned to the default data set will be used. To plot contours of a data set, fit, fit residuals, data-to-model ratio, or psf, use the contour function.

Arguments:

  • id - Sherpa data set ID; if not given, uses the default dataset id (id=1 by default, see "ahelp get_default_id")
  • replot - Send cached data arrays to ChIPS; default=False
  • overcontour - Contour data without clearing previous plot; default=False

Example 1

sherpa> contour_model()

The contour_model function can be called with no arguments, in which case a contour plot of the model associated with the default data set loaded in the Sherpa session is visualized, with the default settings.

Example 2

sherpa> contour_model(3, overcontour=False)

Here, contour_model function clears the previous plot and sends to ChIPS a contour plot of the model assigned to data set 3.

Example 3

sherpa> contour_model(replot=True, overcontour=True)

This command sends to ChIPS a cached contour plot of the model assigned to data set 1, without clearing the previous plot.

Bugs

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

See Also

data
get_bkg_plot, load_image, pack_image, unpack_image
info
list_model_ids, show_bkg_model, show_bkg_source
modeling
add_model, add_user_pars, clean, create_model_component, delete_bkg_model, delete_model, delete_model_component, get_model, get_model_autoassign_func, get_model_component, get_model_component_image, get_model_component_plot, get_model_plot, get_num_par, get_order_plot, get_par, get_pileup_model, get_source, get_source_component_image, get_source_component_plot, image_model, image_model_component, image_source, image_source_component, integrate, integrate1d, link, load_table_model, load_template_model, load_user_model, normal_sample, reset, save_model, save_source, set_bkg_model, set_full_model, set_model_autoassign_func, set_pileup_model, set_source, set_xsabund, set_xscosmo, set_xsxsect, set_xsxset, t_sample, uniform_sample
plotting
get_lrt_plot, get_lrt_results, get_pvalue_plot, get_pvalue_results, plot_cdf, plot_lrt, plot_model, plot_model_component, plot_pdf, plot_pvalue, plot_scatter, plot_source, plot_source_component, plot_trace
psfs
contour_kernel, contour_psf, delete_psf, image_kernel, load_conv
saving
save_delchi, save_resid
utilities
calc_chisqr, calc_energy_flux, calc_model_sum, calc_photon_flux, calc_source_sum, calc_stat, eqwidth
visualization
contour, contour_data, contour_fit, contour_fit_resid, contour_ratio, contour_resid, contour_source, get_ratio, get_resid, image_close, image_data, image_deleteframes, image_fit, image_getregion, image_open, image_ratio, image_resid, image_setregion, image_xpaget, image_xpaset

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