AIPS NRAO AIPS HELP file for NPIECE in 31DEC18



As of Sat Jun 23 11:23:03 2018



HELP SECTION

NPIECE
Type:  Adverb (Scalar)
Use:   Specifies the number of pieces of something.
Null value:  0 => 1.

Tasks:
   FITAB....Writes data in FITS format to tape and disk.  NPIECE is used
            to break uv files into several separate disk/tape files for
            reliability and space purposes.  NOTE: uv data are written
            as FITS tables and can be read only in 15APR99 and later.
   PRTTP....prints the contents of data tapes and FITS disk files, using
            NPIECE to specify multiple disk files as pieces of a uv file
            as written by FITAB.

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