Last modified: December 2020

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AHELP for CIAO 4.13 Sherpa v1

delete_data

Context: data

Synopsis

Delete a data set by identifier.

Syntax

delete_data(id=None)

id - int or str, optional

Description

The data set, and any associated structures - such as the ARF and RMF for PHA data sets - are removed.


Examples

Example 1

Delete the data from the default data set:

>>> delete_data()

Example 2

Delete the data set identified as 'src':

>>> delete_data('src')

PARAMETERS

The parameter for this function is:

Parameter Definition
id The data set to delete. If not given then the default identifier is used, as returned by `get_default_id` .

Notes

The source expression is not removed by this function.


Bugs

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

See Also

data
copy_data, dataspace1d, dataspace2d, datastack, fake, get_axes, get_bkg_chisqr_plot, get_bkg_delchi_plot, get_bkg_fit_plot, get_bkg_model_plot, get_bkg_plot, get_bkg_ratio_plot, get_bkg_resid_plot, get_bkg_source_plot, get_counts, get_data, get_data_contour, get_data_contour_prefs, get_data_image, get_data_plot, get_data_plot_prefs, get_dep, get_dims, get_error, get_quality, get_specresp, get_staterror, get_syserror, group, group_adapt, group_adapt_snr, group_bins, group_counts, group_snr, group_width, load_ascii, load_data, load_grouping, load_quality, set_data, set_quality, ungroup, unpack_ascii, unpack_data
filtering
get_filter, load_filter, set_filter
info
get_default_id, list_data_ids, list_response_ids
modeling
clean, delete_model
plotting
plot_data, set_xlinear, set_xlog, set_ylinear, set_ylog
saving
save_error, save_filter, save_grouping, save_quality, save_staterror, save_syserror
utilities
calc_data_sum, calc_data_sum2d, calc_ftest, calc_kcorr, calc_mlr, calc_model_sum2d, calc_source_sum2d, get_rate
visualization
contour, contour_data, contour_ratio, histogram1d, histogram2d, image_data, rebin