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AHELP for CIAO 4.9 Sherpa v1

list_functions

Context: info

Synopsis

List all available Sherpa functions

Syntax

list_functions([filename=None] )

Description

The list_functions command lists all available Sherpa commands. The output may optionally be saved to a file.

  • filename - name of the file in which to store the information

The behavior of the screen output is determined by the user's $PAGER environment variable setting, which is usually a variant of "more." To disable paging within show_all() - i.e. print the entire contents, even if it scrolls offscreen - change this setting to "cat" before starting Sherpa:

unix% setenv PAGER cat

unix% sherpa

Example 1

sherpa> list_functions()

Print all available functions to the screen.

Example 2

sherpa> list_functions("sh_func.txt")

Write the list of functions to the file sh_func.txt.

Bugs

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

See Also

filtering
show_filter
info
list_bkg_ids, list_response_ids, show_all, show_bkg_model, show_bkg_source, show_conf, show_covar, show_data, show_fit, show_method, show_model, show_proj, show_source, show_stat
methods
list_iter_methods, list_methods
models
list_model_components, list_models
statistics
list_priors, list_samplers

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