CommentedHeader

class astropy.io.ascii.CommentedHeader[source]

Bases: astropy.io.ascii.Basic

Read a file where the column names are given in a line that begins with the header comment character. header_start can be used to specify the line index of column names, and it can be a negative index (for example -1 for the last commented line). The default delimiter is the <space> character.:

# col1 col2 col3
# Comment line
1 2 3
4 5 6

Methods Summary

read(table) Read input data (file-like object, filename, list of strings, or single string) into a Table and return the result.
write_header(lines, meta) Write comment lines after, rather than before, the header.

Methods Documentation

read(table)[source]

Read input data (file-like object, filename, list of strings, or single string) into a Table and return the result.

write_header(lines, meta)[source]

Write comment lines after, rather than before, the header.