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DBVAL

DBVAL

Name


DBVAL

Purpose


procedure to extract value(s) of the specified item from
a data base file entry.

Calling Sequence


result = dbval( entry, item )

Inputs


entry - byte array containing the entry, or a scalar entry number
item - name (string) or number (integer) of the item

Output


the value(s) will be returned as the function value

Example


Extract a flux vector from entry 28 of the database FARUV
==> flux = dbval(28,'FLUX')

History


  version 2 D. Lindler Nov, 1987 (new db format)
Converted to IDL V5.0 W. Landsman September 1997



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