AIPS NRAO AIPS HELP file for WAITTASK in 31DEC19



As of Tue Dec 11 22:18:11 2018


WAITTASK: Verb which halts AIPS until the task is finished

INPUTS

TASK                               Task to wait for
NUMTELL                            POPS number of task
                                      0 -> current POPS number
          Task name may be inserted as an immediate argument
          i.e WAIT task or WAIT 'task'.  The TASK adverb is
          then ignored.

HELP SECTION

WAITTASK
Type: Verb
Use:  Causes AIPS to suspend itself until a specified task has
      finished.  Useful to insure correct ordering of processes.
      The format is

                 WAITTASK    name

      where  is the task name.  It need not be spelled out
      in full (min. match does apply).
Adverbs:
  TASK......Name of task which must finish before AIPS resumes
            (5 characters or less).  Used only if no immediate
            argument is given.
  NUMTELL...POPS number of task on which to wait.  0 -> current POPS
            number .  This lets you wait in an aips window on a task
            in another aips window.

EXPLAIN SECTION


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