AIPS HELP file for SAVE in 31DEC18
As of Tue Apr 24 8:09:20 2018
SAVE: Pseudoverb to save full POPS environment in named file
May be one of several commands on line. Format is
where is up to 16 characters beginning with an
alphabetic character. must be surrounded by
quotes (') only if it contains imbedded blanks.
Will be executed before any normal verbs on the line.
Type: Pseudoverb (only command on the line)
Use: SAVE allows a user to store permanently the current
contents of AIPS to be gotten at a later time. SAVE will
store on disk all procedures as well as the current
value of all variables. Up to 99 different copies of
AIPS may be saved by each user. Each copy has a user-
chosen name of up to 16 characters. The name must
begin with a letter, but may contain special characters
and imbedded blanks if you type the name surrounded by
single quotes ('). In order to replace an existing
save area, you must type the name exactly. The file
may be recovered with the pseudoverb GET. The verb
SGINDEX lists the current save areas and times and the
verbs SGDESTR and SAVDEST may be used to destroy save
files individually or en masse, resp.
Example: SAVE APCLN3C123
SAVE 'MAP CASA'
The input line may contain other statements besides the
SAVE x command. However, since the SAVE is a pseudoverb,
it will be executed before any of the normal verbs on the