AIPS NRAO AIPS HELP file for FORMAT in 31DEC21



As of Fri Sep 17 12:27:30 2021



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FORMAT
Type: Adverb  (Real)
Use:  Used to specify the format to be used by some task.
Null value: 0.0 => task-dependent value.
Tasks:
  FITAB......Writes images / uv data w extensions to tape in FITS
             format.  UV data are in table format.  FORMAT as FITTP.
  FITTP......Writes uv or image data followed by any table data in FITS
             format on tape or disk.  FORMAT = n, where n = 1 for 16-bit
             integer, 2 for 32-bit integer, 3 for IEEE floating.
  MFPRT......Prints MF tables in a format needed by modelling software.
             FORMAT = -1 supresses row numbers in output.
  QUOUT......Writes text file of Q, U versus frequency to be used by
             RLDIF.  FORMAT > 1.5 outputs polarization angle rather than
             Q and U.
Procedures:
  FITDISK....Writes images / uv data w extensions to disk in FITS
             format.  FORMAT sent to FITTP.
  WRTDISK....Writes images / uv data w extensions to disk in FITS
             format.  FORMAT sent to FITTP.
Verbs:
  GETDATE....Convert the current date and time to a string.  FORMAT
             controls the form of the output string.

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