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Last modified: December 2009

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AHELP for CIAO 4.2

get_transform_type

Context: sl.transform

Synopsis

Return the flavor of the input Transform object.

Syntax

get_transform_type(transform);

Description

  • transform - input Transform object

The get_transform_type command returns a value indicating the flavor of the input Transform object. Transform types are 'Transform' (generic), 'WCSTAN', and 'LINEAR2D'. If the transform type is unknown, nothing is returned.

Example

slsh> trans = WCSTANTransform();
slsh> get_transform_type(trans);
WCSTANTransform

The transform "trans" is a WCSTAN Transform.

Bugs

See the bug pages on the CIAO website for an up-to-date listing of known bugs.

See Also

sl.transform
apply_transform, copy_transform

Last modified: December 2009