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msmetadata.scansforfield - Function

1.3.2 Get an array of the unique scan numbers associated with the specified field, observation ID, and array ID.


Description

Get an array of the unique scan numbers associated with the specified field, observation ID, and array ID.

Arguments





Inputs

intent

Field ID or field name (case sensitive) for which to return the scan numbers.

allowed:

any

Default:

variant

obsid

Observation ID. A negative value indicates all observation IDs should be used.

allowed:

int

Default:

-1

arrayid

Array ID. A negative value indicates all array IDs should be used.

allowed:

int

Default:

-1

Returns
intArray

Example

 
    msmd.open("my.ms")  
    # get the scan numbers associated with field "planet Z" (all obsids, all arrayids)  
    scan_numbers = msmd.scansforfield("planet Z")  
    # get the scan numbers associated with field ID 5 (all obsids, all arrayids)  
    scan_numbers = msmd.scansforfield(5)  
    msmd.done()  

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