CAT_CNEWS

Create a column, simultaneously setting some of its attributes

Description:

Create a column, simultaneously setting some of its attributes.

These attributes deliberately correspond to those usually used with FITS tables.

Invocation

CALL CAT_CNEWS (CI, FNAME, DTYPE, CSIZE, UNITS, EXTFMT, COMM; FI; STATUS)

Arguments

CI = INTEGER (Given)
Catalogue identifier.
FNAME = CHARACTER() (Given)
Name of the column (or field).
DTYPE = INTEGER (Given)
Type of the column.
CSIZE = INTEGER (Given)
Size of a CHARACTER column. If the column is not of type CHARACTER CSIZE is irrelevant; it is conventional to set it to zero.
UNITS = CHARACTER() (Given)
The units of the column.
EXTFMT = CHARACTER() (Given)
The external format for the column.
COMM = CHARACTER() (Given)
Comments about the column.
FI = INTEGER (Returned)
Identifier for the column.
STATUS = INTEGER (Given and Returned)
The global status.

Copyright

Copyright (C) 1999 Central Laboratory of the Research Councils

Bugs:

None known