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table.putcolkeywords - Function

3.2.1 put multiple keywords for a column


Description

Put multiple keywords in the given column. All fields in the given record are put as column keywords. The value of each field can be a scalar or an array of any type or it can be a record.
It is also possible to define a keyword holding a subtable. This can be done by giving the keyword a string value consisting of the subtable name prefixed by ’Table: ’.

Arguments





Inputs

columnname

Name of column

allowed:

string

Default:

value

Record of keyword=value pairs

allowed:

record

Default:

Returns
bool

Example

 
 
  tb.open("3C273XC1.MS", nomodify=False)  
  kws = tb.getcolkeywords("UVW")  
  kws  
#{’MEASINFO’: {’Ref’: ’ITRF’, ’type’: ’uvw’},  
# ’QuantumUnits’: array([’m’, ’m’, ’m’],  
#      dtype=’|S2’)}  
  kws[’MEASINFO’][’Ref’]=’B1950’  
  tb.putcolkeywords(kws)  
# True  
 

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