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FITS_CLOSE

FITS_CLOSE

Name


      FITS_CLOSE

Purpose


      Close a FITS data file

Category


Input/output


Calling Sequence


      FITS_CLOSE,fcb

Inputs


      FCB: FITS control block returned by FITS_OPEN.

Keyword Parameters


      /NO_ABORT: Set to return to calling program instead of a RETALL
              when an I/O error is encountered. If set, the routine will
              return a non-null string (containing the error message) in the
              keyword MESSAGE. If /NO_ABORT not set, then FITS_CLOSE will
              print the message and issue a RETALL
      MESSAGE = value: Output error message
     

Examples


      Open a FITS file, read some data, and close it with FITS_CLOSE
              FITS_OPEN,'infile',fcb
              FITS_READ,fcb,data
              FITS_READ,fcb,moredata
              FITS_CLOSE,fcb

History


      Written by: D. Lindler August, 1995
      Converted to IDL V5.0 W. Landsman September 1997
      Do nothing if fcb an invalid structure D. Schlegel/W. Landsman Oct. 2000
      Return Message='' for to signal normal operation W. Landsman Nov. 2000



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