BaseData

class astropy.io.ascii.BaseData[source] [edit on github]

Bases: object

Base table data reader.

Attributes Summary

comment
end_line
fill_exclude_names
fill_include_names
fill_values
formats
start_line
write_spacer_lines

Methods Summary

get_data_lines(lines) Set the data_lines attribute to the lines slice comprising the table data values.
get_str_vals() Return a generator that returns a list of column values (as strings) for each data line.
masks(cols) Set fill value for each column and then apply that fill value
process_lines(lines) Strip out comment lines and blank lines from list of lines
str_vals() convert all values in table to a list of lists of strings
write(lines)

Attributes Documentation

comment = None
end_line = None
fill_exclude_names = None
fill_include_names = None
fill_values = [(<astropy.io.ascii.core.MaskedConstant object>, '')]
formats = {}
start_line = None
write_spacer_lines = ['ASCII_TABLE_WRITE_SPACER_LINE']

Methods Documentation

get_data_lines(lines)[source] [edit on github]

Set the data_lines attribute to the lines slice comprising the table data values.

get_str_vals()[source] [edit on github]

Return a generator that returns a list of column values (as strings) for each data line.

masks(cols)[source] [edit on github]

Set fill value for each column and then apply that fill value

In the first step it is evaluated with value from fill_values applies to which column using fill_include_names and fill_exclude_names. In the second step all replacements are done for the appropriate columns.

process_lines(lines)[source] [edit on github]

Strip out comment lines and blank lines from list of lines

Parameters:
lines : list

All lines in table

Returns:
lines : list

List of lines

str_vals()[source] [edit on github]

convert all values in table to a list of lists of strings

write(lines)[source] [edit on github]