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AHELP for CIAO 4.6 Sherpa v2

pack_table

Context: data

Synopsis

Pack tabular data into a TABLECrate

Syntax

pack_table( [id])

Description

The pack_table command packs data from a Sherpa data object into a TABLECrate. The crates write_file command ("ahelp write_file") can then be used to create an output file containing the data. The commands may be combined into one step, but then the crate is hidden and cannot be used for other analysis in the session.

  • id - the id of the dataset to pack; if not given, uses the default dataset id (id=1 by default, see "ahelp get_default_id")

For more information on what crates are and how to use them, see "ahelp crates" .

Example 1

sherpa> cr=pack_table()

Pack the default table into a TABLECrate named "cr".

Example 2

sherpa> write_file(pack_table("rprof"), "rprof.fits")

The pack_table command is combined with write_file to get the data from the "rprof" object and create an output file.

Bugs

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

See Also

data
dataspace1d, dataspace2d, fake, load_arf, load_arrays, load_ascii, load_bkg, load_bkg_arf, load_bkg_rmf, load_data, load_grouping, load_image, load_multi_arfs, load_multi_rmfs, load_pha, load_quality, load_rmf, load_staterror, load_syserror, load_table, pack_image, pack_pha, unpack_arf, unpack_arrays, unpack_ascii, unpack_bkg, unpack_data, unpack_image, unpack_pha, unpack_rmf, unpack_table
filtering
load_filter
info
get_default_id, list_bkg_ids, list_data_ids
modeling
add_model, add_user_pars, load_table_model, load_template_model, load_user_model, save_model, save_source
saving
save_arrays, save_data, save_delchi, save_error, save_filter, save_grouping, save_image, save_pha, save_quality, save_resid, save_staterror, save_syserror, save_table
statistics
load_user_stat

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