Commands list

DB_INFO
: To retrieve information on the public catalogues in DIRA
DB_MENU
: This list
DB_HELP
: Help on the commands

Selection

DB_COUNT
: To count the object of a catalogue (with constraints)
DB_PLACO
: To retrieve objects in a catalogue (contained in a sky zone)
DB_SELECT
: To select objects from catalogues

Junction

DB_CROSS
: Cross identification into a target catalogue
DB_JUNKEY
: To make a junction of catalogues via a common key
DB_MERGE
: To make a junction of catalogues by internal pointers

Insert / write catalogue

DB_FROMFT
: To insert a FITS catalogue in DIRA
DB_INSTAB
: To insert a user table in DIRA (fast way)
DB_TOFITS :
To write a catalogue in FITS format

Utility

DB_CALC
: To evaluate a new field as a function of existing one
DB_CHECK
: To verify data on a user catalogue
DB_COCO
: To transform coordinates
DB_EDIT
: To change fields in a large catalogue
DB_FIXA
: To create fixed record length files from variable record length .
DB_LINK
: To link an user program with the DIRA routines
DB_SORT
: To sort a catalogue according to a defined parameter
DB_UNFIX
: To create variable record length files from fixed record length

Graphic

DB_CHART
: To produce maps of catalogues on terminal
DB_HISTO
: To produce histograms and pie-charts
DB_OVER
: To produce overlays for plates (first step)
DB_OVPLOT
: To produce overlays for plates (second step)
DB_SCHART
: To produce maps showing different variable values
DB_REGRES
: To calculate and plot a regression line between two variables
DB_WEDGE
: To produce wedge diagrams on graphic devices

PDB Management

PDB_COPY
: To Copy PDB catalogue's descriptors
PDB_CREA
: To create a PDB structure
PDB_INFO
: To retrieve all information on the catalogues of the PDB
PDB_MANAG
: To manage the PDB
PDB_PACK
: To compress and verify a PDB structure
PDB_TRANSL
: To convert an old DIRA 1.x PDB to the new structure



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