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FTDELROW

FTDELROW

Name


      FTDELROW

Purpose


      Delete a row of data from a FITS table

Calling Sequence


      ftdelrow, h, tab, rows
  INPUTS-OUPUTS
      h,tab - FITS table header and data array. H and TAB will
              be updated on output with the specified row(s) deleted.
      rows - scalar or vector, specifying the row numbers to delete
              This vector will be sorted and duplicates removed by FTDELROW

Example


      Compress a table to include only non-negative flux values
      flux = FTGET(h,tab,'FLUX') ;Obtain original flux vector
      bad = where(flux lt 0) ;Find negative fluxes
      FTDELROW,h,tab,bad ;Delete rows with negative fluxes

Procedure


      Specified rows are deleted from the data array, TAB. The NAXIS2
      keyword in the header is updated.

Procedures Used


      sxaddpar

Revision History


      Written W. Landsman STX Co. August, 1988
      Checked for IDL Version 2, J. Isensee, July, 1990
      Converted to IDL V5.0 W. Landsman September 1997
      Assume since V5.4, use BREAK instead of GOTO W. Landsman April 2006
 



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