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table.getcoldesc - Function

3.2.1 get the description of a specific column


Description

The column description is a casapy record that contains a complete description of the layout of a specified column (except for the number of rows). It can be used to construct a table description.

Arguments





Inputs

columnname

Name of column

allowed:

string

Default:

Returns
record

Example

 
 
  tb.open("3C273XC1.MS")  
  tb.getcoldesc("DATA")  
#{’comment’: ’The data column’,  
# ’dataManagerGroup’: ’TiledData’,  
# ’dataManagerType’: ’TiledShapeStMan’,  
# ’maxlen’: 0,  
# ’ndim’: 2,  
# ’option’: 0,  
# ’valueType’: ’complex’}  
 

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