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FXBTDIM

FXBTDIM

Name


FXBTDIM()

Purpose


Parse TDIM-like kwywords.

Explanation


Parses the value of a TDIM-like keyword (e.g. TDIMnnn, TDESC, etc.) to
return the separate elements contained within.

Use


Result = FXBTDIM( TDIM_KEYWORD )

Inputs


TDIM_KEYWORD = The value of a TDIM-like keyword. Must be a
character string of the form "(value1,value2,...)".
If the parentheses characters are missing, then the
string is simply returned as is, without any further
processing.
  Opt. Inputs :
None.

Outputs


The result of the function is a character string array containing the
values contained within the keyword parameter. If a numerical result
is desired, then simply call, e.g.
Result = FIX( FXBTDIM( TDIM_KEYWORD ))
  Opt. Outputs:
None.

Keywords


None.

Calls


GETTOK
  Common :
None.

Restrictions


The input parameter must have the proper format. The separate values
must not contain the comma character. TDIM_KEYWORD must not be an
array.

Side Effects


None.

Category


Data Handling, I/O, FITS, Generic.
  Prev. Hist. :
William Thompson, Jan. 1992.
William Thompson, Jan. 1993, renamed to be compatible with DOS
limitations.
  Written :
William Thompson, GSFC, January 1992.
  Modified :
Version 1, William Thompson, GSFC, 12 April 1993.
Incorporated into CDS library.

Version


Version 1, 12 April 1993.
Converted to IDL V5.0 W. Landsman September 1997



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