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AHELP for CIAO 4.9 Sherpa v1

unpack_rmf

Context: data

Synopsis

Unpack an RMF from a crate

Syntax

unpack_rmf( filename|RMFCrate )

Description

The unpack_rmf command unpacks an RMF from a FITS file or an RMFCrate into a Sherpa data object.

If a filename is provided as input, a crate is created but hidden and cannot be used for other analysis in the session.

  • filename|RMFCrate - the name of the file (with path) or RMFCrate which contains the RMF data

Example 1

sherpa> rmf1 = unpack_rmf("rmf.fits")

Unpack the RMF into the object "rmf1".

Example 2

sherpa> rmfcr = read_rmf("3c273.rmf")
sherpa> rmfdata = unpack_rmf(rmfcr)

The RMF is read into an RMFCrate (named "rmfcr") from the file 3c273.rmf. The RMF is then unpacked into Sherpa from the crate.

Bugs

See the bugs pages on the Sherpa website for an up-to-date listing of known bugs.

See Also

data
dataspace1d, dataspace2d, datastack, fake, get_bkg, get_rmf, load_arf, load_arrays, load_ascii, load_bkg, load_bkg_arf, load_bkg_rmf, load_data, load_grouping, load_image, load_multi_arfs, load_multi_rmfs, load_pha, load_quality, load_rmf, load_staterror, load_syserror, load_table, pack_image, pack_pha, pack_table, set_rmf, unpack_arf, unpack_arrays, unpack_ascii, unpack_bkg, unpack_data, unpack_image, unpack_pha, unpack_table
filtering
load_filter
info
get_default_id, list_bkg_ids, list_data_ids, list_response_ids
modeling
add_model, add_user_pars, get_response, load_table_model, load_template_model, load_user_model, save_model, save_source
saving
save_arrays, save_data, save_delchi, save_error, save_filter, save_grouping, save_image, save_pha, save_quality, save_resid, save_staterror, save_syserror, save_table
statistics
load_user_stat

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