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Overview of Library Routines

This CMSAVE library allows interactive users and programmers to read, write and interrogate IDL SAVE files.

Interactive users will probably appreciate the ability of CMSAVEDIR to list the contents of a SAVE file without restoring it. They will also probably use the /APPEND keyword of CMSAVE to append additional data to any SAVE file.

Programmers will probably use the library to write their own data, and to read user's existing data. The library provides higher-, middle- and lower-level routines for reading writing and querying a SAVE file.

For a complete documentation of the procedures, please see the individual files. Only an overview is given here.


Craig Markwardt 2011-12-21