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AHELP for CIAO 4.13 Sherpa v1

image_open

Context: visualization

Synopsis

Start the image viewer.

Syntax

image_open()

Description

The image viewer will be started, if found. Calling this function when the viewer has already been started will not cause a second viewer to be started. The image viewer will be started automatically by any of the commands like `image_data` .


Example

>>> image_open()

Notes

Image visualization is optional, and provided by the DS9 application [1] .

References


Bugs

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

See Also

data
load_image, pack_image, unpack_image
modeling
image_model, image_model_component, image_source, image_source_component
psfs
image_kernel
visualization
contour, contour_data, contour_model, contour_ratio, contour_resid, image_close, image_data, image_deleteframes, image_fit, image_getregion, image_ratio, image_resid, image_setregion, image_xpaget, image_xpaset