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matlab.io.fits.fileMode

I/O mode of FITS file

Syntax

mode = fileMode(fptr)

Description

mode = fileMode(fptr) returns the I/O mode of the opened FITS file. Possible values returned for mode are 'READONLY' or 'READWRITE'.

This function corresponds to the fits_file_mode (ffflmd) function in the CFITSIO library C API.

Examples

import matlab.io.*
fptr = fits.openFile('tst0012.fits');
mode = fits.fileMode(fptr);
fits.closeFile(fptr);

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