As there may be readers who have come to this section without reading the worked 1-D example I will reiterate a number of instructions. If you are familiar with the early steps please feel free to skip on.
Before you start the extraction you will have to do the detector-specific preparation of your data (most likely to remove CCD-related effects). If you have not done this, refer to Image Preparation for an outline of the procedure, and Other Sources of Information for pointers to documentation of the process.
Simple Spectroscopy Reductions