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sd.scantable.save - Function

5.1.2 Store the scantable on disk
Description

Store the scantable on disk. This can be an asap (CASA Table), SDFITS or MS2 format.

The output filename can be specified as name. For format ’ASCII’, this is the root file name (data in ’name’.txt and header in ’name’_header.txt). If no name is given, the default name will be used. The format is optinal file format. Default is ’ASAP’. Allows are:

If overwrite argument is True, the file should be overwritten if it exists. The default False is to return with warning without writing the output. USE WITH CARE.

Arguments





Inputs

name

The name of the output file

allowed:

string

Default:

None

format

An optional file format

allowed:

string

Default:

None

overwrite

Overwrite existing file

allowed:

bool

Default:

False





Returns

Example

        scan = sd.scantable(’OrionS_rawACSmod_cal’)  
        scan.save(’myscan.asap’)  
        scan.save(’myscan.sdfits’, ’SDFITS’)


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