. The file specifiers indicate which files from the tape are to be processed. For example:
indicates the second file on the tape.
[4-6]indicates files 4 to 6.
[5-]indicates file 5 to the last file on the tape.
[1,3-5,7-]indicates files 1,3,4,5, and 7 to the end of the tape. If no file specifiers are given, all files on the tape will be processed.
*, which will be replaced by the corresponding FITS tape file number. If OF is not specified,
mtf2ndf*.fitswill be used and deleted. (See also
tcshscript which calls an ADAM A-task. CONVERT startup sets alias
tcsh mtfits2ndf.tcsh’, and
tcshmust be on the user’s PATH.
/dev/nst0to an NDF called
f256. The FITS blocking factor of the tape is 10. As a result of the parameters passed to FITS2NDF, the data type of the NDF’s data array matches that of the FITS primary data array, a FITS extension is created in
f256, and FITS sub-files are propagated to NDF extensions.
/dev/nst0(with a blocking factor of 1) to FITS disk files named
*is replaced by each tape file number. The FITS files will be converted to NDFs named
NASA Office of Standards and Technology, 1997, A User’s Guide for the Flexible Image Transport System (FITS), Version 4.0.
NASA Office of Standards and Technology, 1999, Definition of the Flexible Image Transport System (FITS).