isis_histplane - A wrapper for the ISIS:histplane routine.


Copyright (C) 2002, 2005 Ross A. Beyer

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isis_histplane [--lowest <bin value> --highest <bin value> [--range]] [--number <number of bins>] [--version] [--help] [--man] <file(s) to process>


This program is intended to perform the task of running ISIS::histplane on a number of image cubes.


--lowest <bin value> --highest <bin value>
These two options must be used together, they specify the RANGE to the ISIS::histplane program.

--number <number of bins>
Value to be used for NBINS in the ISIS::histplane program.

Can only be used in conjunction with -l and -h (and -n not set). This option will calculate the value for NBINS as highest_bin - lowest_bin + 1.

Display the version number and information, and then exit.

Display a short usage statement and exit.

Display manual page and exit.


Ross A. Beyer,


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