AIPS HELP file for VGINDEX in 31DEC18
As of Sun Apr 22 8:25:18 2018
VGINDEX: Verb lists those tasks for which VGET will work.
Gives task names and the last time they were run.
VNUMBER 1.0 35.0 VPUT/VGET file version number
DOALPHA -1 no sort, 0 sort by date,
1 sort alphabetically
Use: Lists all tasks having parameters saved in a user selected task
parameter save file seclected by the VGET/VPUT version number.
Task (or verb) adverb values may be stored in this file by a VPUT
and retrieved by a VGET. Note: only one set of values is stored
for any given task or verb and value of VNUMBER, but an unlimited
number of tasks and verbs may have their values stored. VGINDEX
lists the tasks having such stored values and the most recent
time that those values were stored.
VNUMBER.....Version number of the VGET/VSAVE file. Values outside 1
to 35 are set to 1.
DOALPHA.....Controls sorting of list:
-1 (actually < -0.5) no sorting
+1 (actually > +0.5) sort alphabetically by name
0 (-0.5 < DOALP < 0.5) sort by date descending