AIPS NRAO AIPS HELP file for APROPOS in 31DEC18



As of Wed Jan 17 14:43:39 2018


APROPOS: Verb-like to list all help files related to a word

INPUTS

VERSION
                                   Desired version of this info
          The identity of the information desired must be given
          as an immediate argument, i.e.,
                APROPOS   CLEAN
          will display all keyword and 1-line summaries of help
          files containing words beginning with "clean", and
                APROPOS 'UV PLOT'
          or
                APROPOS  UV,PLOT
          will display all keyword anmd 1-line summaries of help
          files containing BOTH words beginning with "uv" and
          words beginning with "plot".  Note the quote marks
          which are required if there are embedded blanks.

HELP SECTION

APROPOS
Type: Pseudoverb
Use:  Causes helpful information to appear on your terminal.  It
      searches a list of all words used in the keyword lists and
      1-line summaries given in help files by their programmers.
      It then lists these keyword lists and 1-line summaries for
      all help files which match the word or words you specify.
      The lists the category keywords for that help file provide
      you places to look for other similar AIPS symbols.
Adverbs:
  VERSION.....Version of HELP information desired, i.e.
              'OLD', 'NEW'.  See HELP VERSION for details.
Examples:

       To list all help files with words beginning with "imag"
       (such as image, imaging, ...) in their keywords and
       1-line summaries: 
            APROPOS  IMAG

       To list all plot symbols (tasks, verbs, adverbs, ...)
       having to do with UV data (where words beginning with
       "uv" and "plot" occur in the keywords and 1-line
       summaries): 
            APROPOS 'PLOT UV'
       or, equivalently,
            APROPOS PLOT,UV
       where either commas or spaces are used to separate words
       but quote marks are required when there are embedded
       blanks.

       Note that this verb is case insensitive.

Sample for APROPOS 'TV UV'
   SPFLG    ** categories: TASK UV TV
      interactive flagging of UV data in channel-TB using the TV
   TVFLG    ** categories: TASK UV TV
      interactive flagging of UV data using the TV

   Note that the category help files LSTASK, LSUV, and LSTV will
   list other tasks, verbs, adverbs, etc. related to these
   tasks.

EXPLAIN SECTION


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