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EOS_SW_OPEN

EOS_SW_OPEN

This function creates a new file or opens an existing file.

Examples


In this example, we create a new swath file named, SwathFile.hdf. It returns the file handle, fid:

fid = EOS_SW_OPEN("SwathFile.hdf", /CREATE)

Syntax


Result = EOS_SW_OPEN( filename [, /CREATE] [, /RDWR | , /READ] )

Return Value


Returns the swath file id handle (fid) if successful and FAIL (–1) otherwise.

Arguments


filename

Complete path and filename for the file to be opened (string).

Keywords


CREATE

If file exists, delete it, then open a new file for read/write.

RDWR

Open for read/write, If file does not exist, create it.

READ

Open for read only. If file does not exist, error. This is the default.

Version History


5.2

Introduced



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