Last modified: December 2013

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AHELP for CIAO 4.11 Sherpa v1

image_open

Context: visualization

Synopsis

Open the imager window (i.e., start ds9).

Syntax

image_open()

Description

Sherpa has an interface to the ds9 imager. The image_open() function opens the imager window (i.e., starts ds9 if it is not already running). It returns no value and accepts no input arguments. The image_close() function can be used to close the imager window (i.e., exit ds9).


Example

sherpa> image_open()

The image_open() function opens the imager window (i.e., starts ds9).


Bugs

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

See Also

data
load_image, pack_image, unpack_image
modeling
image_model, image_model_component, image_source, image_source_component
psfs
image_kernel
visualization
contour, contour_data, contour_model, contour_ratio, contour_resid, image_close, image_data, image_deleteframes, image_fit, image_getregion, image_ratio, image_resid, image_setregion, image_xpaget, image_xpaset