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TABLE(1)			 User Commands			      TABLE(1)

NAME
       Table - read and	write ASCII and	FITS tables

SYNOPSIS
       asttable	[OPTION...] ASTRdata

DESCRIPTION
       Table  is  part	of GNU Astronomy Utilities 0.12.  Table	can be used to
       view the	information, select columns, or	convert	 tables.   The	inputs
       and  outputs  can  be  plain  text (with	white-space or comma as	delim-
       iters), FITS ascii, or FITS binary tables. The output columns  can  ei-
       ther be selected	by number (counting from 1), name or using regular ex-
       pressions. For regular expressions, enclose the value to	the '--column'
       ('-c') option in	slashes	('\', as in '-c\^mag\'). To print the selected
       columns on the command-line, don't specify an output file.

       For more	information, please run	any of the following commands. In par-
       ticular the second contains a very comprehensive	explanation of Table's
       invocation: expected input(s), output(s), and a full description	of all
       the options.

       All options and their values:
	      $	asttable -P

       Inputs/Outputs and options:
	      $	info asttable

       Full section in manual/book:
	      $	info Table

       Full Gnuastro manual/book:
	      $	info gnuastro

       If you couldn't find your answer	in the manual, you can get direct help
       from experienced	Gnuastro users and developers. For  more  information,
       please run:

	      $	info help-gnuastro

       Table options:

	      Input:

       -c, --column=STR
	      Column number (counting from 1) or search	string.

       -C, --catcolumn=STR
	      Name of files to be concat column

       -h, --hdu=STR/INT
	      Extension	name or	number of input	data.

       --inpolygon=STR,STR
	      Coord. columns that are inside '--polygon'.

       -I, --ignorecase
	      Ignore case in matching/searching	columns.

       --outpolygon=STR,STR
	      Coord. columns that are outside '--polygon'.

       --searchin=STR
	      Select column(s):	'name',	'unit',	'comment'.

       --stdintimeout=INT
	      Micro-seconds to wait for	standard input.

       -u, --catcolhdu=STR/INT
	      HDU/Extension(s) for the calcolmn	files.

       -w, --wcsfile=STR
	      File with	WCS if conversion is requested.

       -W, --wcshdu=STR
	      HDU in file with WCS for conversion.

	      Output:

       -D, --dontdelete
	      Don't delete output if it	exists.

       -i, --information
	      Only print table and column information.

       -K, --keepinputdir
	      Keep input directory for automatic output.

       -o, --output=STR
	      Output file name.

       -O, --colinfoinstdout
	      Column info/metadata when	printing to stdout.

       --tableformat=STR
	      Table fmt: 'fits-ascii', 'fits-binary', 'txt'.

	      Rows in output:

       -d, --descending
	      Sort in descending order:	largets	first.

       -e, --equal=STR,FLT[,...]
	      Column, values to	keep in	output.

       -H, --head=INT
	      Only output given	number of top rows.

       -n, --notequal=STR,FLT[,...]
	      Column, values to	remove from output.

       --polygon=FLT:FLT[,...]
	      Polygon for '--inpolygon'	or '--outpolygon'.

       -r, --range=STR,FLT:FLT
	      Column, and range	to limit output.

       -s, --sort=STR/INT
	      Column name or number for	sorting.

       -t, --tail=INT
	      Only output given	number of bottom rows.

	      Operating	modes:

       -?, --help
	      give this	help list

       --checkconfig
	      List all config files and	variables read.

       --cite BibTeX citation for this program.

       --config=STR
	      Read configuration file STR immediately.

       --lastconfig
	      Do not parse any more configuration files.

       --log  Information about	output(s) in a log file.

       --minmapsize=INT
	      Minimum bytes in array to	not use	ram RAM.

       -N, --numthreads=INT
	      Number of	CPU threads to use.

       --onlyversion=STR
	      Only run if the program version is STR.

       -P, --printparams
	      Print parameter values to	be used	and abort.

       -q, --quiet
	      Only report errors, remain quiet about steps.

       --quietmmap
	      Don't print mmap'd file's	name and size.

       -S, --setdirconf
	      Set default values for this directory and	abort.

       --usage
	      give a short usage message

       -U, --setusrconf
	      Set default values for this user and abort.

       -V, --version
	      print program version

       Mandatory  or  optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or
       optional	for any	corresponding short options.

       GNU Astronomy Utilities home  page:  http://www.gnu.org/software/gnuas-
       tro/

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to bug-gnuastro@gnu.org.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C)  2015-2020,  Free	 Software  Foundation,	Inc.   License
       GPLv3+: GNU General public license version 3 or later.
       This is free software: you are free  to	change	and  redistribute  it.
       There is	NO WARRANTY, to	the extent permitted by	law.

       Written/developed by Mohammad Akhlaghi

SEE ALSO
       The full	documentation for Table	is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info	and Table programs are properly	installed at  your  site,  the
       command

	      info Table

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU Astronomy Utilities	0.12	   May 2020			      TABLE(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | REPORTING BUGS | COPYRIGHT | SEE ALSO

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