Erases an HDS object
This routine erases a specified
object or container file. If the object is a structure, then all the structure’s
components (and sub-components, etc.
) are also erased. If a slice or cell of an array
is specified, then the entire array is erased.
OBJECT = UNIV (Write)
The HDS object or container file to be erased.
OK = _LOGICAL
This parameter is used to seek confirmation before an object is erased. If a
TRUE value is given, then the HDS object will be erased. If a
FALSE value is given,
then the object will not be erased and a message will be issued to this effect.
REPORT = _LOGICAL (Read)
This parameter controls what happens if the named OBJECT
does not exist. If
TRUE, an error is reported. Otherwise no error is reported.
erase horse This erases the HDS container file called
erase fig123.axis This erases the AXIS component of the HDS file
fig123.sdf. If AXIS is a structure, all its components are erased too.
erase fig123.axis(1).label This erases the LABEL component within the
first element of the AXIS structure of the HDS file called
$AGI_USER/agi_restar.agi_3200_1 This erases the AGIDEV_3200_1 structure of the HDS