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5.1.1 Show a list of commands and their short descriptions

The method prints a list of commands and their short descriptions. The output is sorted by their intents and/or subtools that the commands associate.




   # Output will be as follows  
   [The scan container]  
       scantable           - a container for integrations/scans  
                             (can open asap/rpfits/sdfits and ms files)  
           copy            - returns a copy of a scan  
           get_scan        - gets a specific scan out of a scantable  
                             (by name or number)  
           drop_scan       - drops a specific scan out of a scantable  
                             (by number)  
           set_selection   - set a new subselection of the data  
           get_selection   - get the current selection object  
           summary         - print info about the scantable contents  
           stats           - get specified statistic of the spectra in  
                             the scantable  
           stddev          - get the standard deviation of the spectra  
                             in the scantable  
           get_tsys        - get the TSys  
           get_time        - get the timestamps of the integrations  
           get_inttime     - get the integration time  
           get_sourcename  - get the source names of the scans  
           get_azimuth     - get the azimuth of the scans  
           get_elevation   - get the elevation of the scans  
           get_parangle    - get the parallactic angle of the scans  
           get_coordinate  - get the spectral coordinate for the given row,  
                             which can be used for coordinate conversions  
           get_weather     - get the weather condition parameters  
           get_unit        - get the current unit  
           set_unit        - set the abcissa unit to be used from this  
                             point on  

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