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image.maketestimage - Function

1.1.1 Construct a CASA image from a test FITS file


Description

This function converts a FITS file resident in the CASA system into a CASA image.

If outfile is given, the image is written to the specified disk file. If outfile is unset, the Image tool is associated with a temporary image. This temporary image may be in memory or on disk, depending on its size. When you close the Image tool (with the close function) this temporary image is deleted.

Arguments





Inputs

outfile

Output image file name. Default is unset.

allowed:

string

Default:

overwrite

Overwrite (unprompted) pre-existing output file?

allowed:

bool

Default:

false

Returns
bool

Example

 
 
"""  
#  
print "\t----\t maketestimage Ex 1 \t----"  
ia.maketestimage()     # make virtual image  
ia.close()  
ia.maketestimage(’tmp’, overwrite=true)  
ia.close()             # close to unlock disk image  
#  
"""  
 

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