AIPS HELP file for ERASE in 31DEC22
As of Mon Sep 25 23:13:04 2023
Type: Pseudoverb (ONLY statement on the input line)
Use: To delete one or more lines from an existing procedure
and recompile the procedure.
Grammar: ERASE name line1
ERASE name line1 : line2
ERASE name line1 TO line2
where name is the procedure name and line1 is the first
(or only) line number to be deleted. If line2 is given,
then all lines from line1 through line2 are deleted.
line1 may not be 1.
Example: ERASE DUMMY 3:5
will delete lines 3, 4, and 5 of DUMMY and renumber old
lines 6 through ? to 3 through ?-3. HINT: use the
pseudoverb before each edit session. NOTE that this
pseudoverb must be the only command on the input line.