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[SIC\]DEFINE TABLE Var1 File1 Key1 [Var2 File2 Key2 [...]] [/GLOBAL]
Define variables associated to GILDAS images located in the files, if
specified. The variable type and dimensions are derived according to the
value of the keyword Key and the file content:
- READ or WRITE: use the type and dimensions from the file, and con-
nect the image in Readonly or ReadWrite access. The variable name
must not include any dimension field.
- DOUBLE, INTEGER or REAL: create a new table of the specified type.
The dimensions must then be specified in the dimension field of the
variable name, as for a standard variable. The associated file is
created, unless a star ('*') is used as file name.
- EXTEND: take type and first dimensions from the file, but extend the
last dimension to the value specified in the dimension field. The
full syntax in this case is thus
DEFINE TABLE Var[Ldim] File EXTEND
where Ldim is the new value for the last dimension.
DEFINE TABLE does not create any additional variables for the image
header. See DEFINE IMAGE and DEFINE HEADER for this information.