Deletes images in a dataset.
IMGDEL dataset epos [keywords]
a position greater than zero represents an absolute position in the dataset; a position less than or equal to zero represents a relative position in the dataset based on image time, for example, 0 is the most recent and -1 is the next most recent; the position ALL represents all positions in the dataset
IMGDEL works only with datasets consisting of McIDAS area files. (It does not work with datasets consisting of other formats, e.g., GVAR, HDF or Level 1b.)
If you specify VERIFY=YES, you are prompted with the following instructions for each image selected.
The images marked for deletion with Alt X are not deleted until you have responded with an Alt X or Alt G for every image. If you exit the program using Alt Q before marking all the images, none are deleted.
This entry deletes the most recent image in the dataset STORM/GOES-IR.
This entry deletes the image in position 1 in the dataset STORM/GOES-IR.
IMGDEL STORM/GOES-IR.5 10
This entry deletes the images in positions 5 through 10 in the dataset STORM/GOES-IR.
This entry deletes all the images in the dataset STORM/GOES-IR.
IMGDEL STORM/GOES-IR.ALL VERIFY=YES
This entry lists all the images in the dataset STORM/GOES-IR one at a time. For each image you are prompted to press Alt X to delete it, Alt G to keep it, or Alt Q to exit the program.
IMGDEL STORM/GOES-IR.ALL DAY=95100 95110
This entry deletes all the images with dates 95100 through 95110 in the dataset STORM/GOES-IR.
IMGDEL STORM/GOES-IR.ALL DAY=95100 95110 TIME=0 12
This entry deletes all the images in dataset STORM/GOES-IR with times 0 through 12 UTC on each day 95100 through 95110.
IMGDEL IR.1 4
This entry deletes the images in positions 1 through 4 in the dataset with the alias name IR.