AIPS NRAO AIPS HELP file for CHKNAME in 31DEC18



As of Thu Jan 18 16:24:21 2018


CHKNAME: Verb to check existence of image by name adverbs

INPUTS

INNAME                             Image name(name).
INCLASS                            Image name(class).
INSEQ           0.0      9999.0    Image name(seq. #). 0 => any
INTYPE                             Image type. ' ' => any
INDISK          0.0         9.0    Disk drive #. 0 => any
         @       Output adverbs:
ERROR    @ -1000000.        1.0    > 0 => file does not exist
         @                         = 0 => file name unique
         @                         < 0 => 1-ERROR files match
         @                                the name adverbs

HELP SECTION

CHKNAME
Type: Verb
Use:  CHKNAME will count the number of AIPS catalog files which match
      the specified name parameters and return a version of that count
      in the ERROR adverb
Input adverbs:
  INNAME......Image name(name).       Standard defaults.
  INCLASS.....Image name(class).      Standard defaults.
  INSEQ.......Image name(seq. #).     0 => highest.
  INTYPE......Image type.             ' ' => any.
  INDISK......Disk drive # of image.  0 => any.
Output adverbs:
  ERROR.......Set to 1 minus the count of matched files.  Thus, ERROR
              is true if there are no matches and false otherwise.
              The actual false value may be used to indicate the
              number of matches.

EXPLAIN SECTION


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