To display a brief summary of a catalogue simply type:
You then answer the prompt described below. In this description the prompt is identified by the corresponding ADAM parameter name, which appears at the start of the prompt line.
By default the information displayed is:
It is possible to specify that various other information is to be displayed by including parameter detail on the command line. For example:
will list the details of all the columns in the catalogue. Table shows the options available for detail. There must be one or more spaces between `catheader' and `detail'.
It is also possible to copy the output from catheader to a text file as well as displaying it on the terminal screen. Type:
The output will be written to a text file with the same name as the catalogue but file type `.lis'. Thus, if the catalogue was in file perseus.FIT then the information would be written to file perseus.lis.
CURSA Catalogue and Table Manipulation Applications