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ALFOSC Sequencer Command Documentation

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Instrument : ALFOSC
Observing Mode: ANY IMA SPEC POL
Command Type: ANY DATA DET DISP INST TEL
Usage: BASIC GENERAL STAFF
Description: SHORT LONG

SystemCommandArgumentsDescriptionType
alfosc alfoscfocus [-d] [ready] [step] <n> Moves ALFOSC internal focus to step position <n>. [ready] Returns '0' if the element is moving, '1' if it is ready. [step] returns the step position [0-2700] of the ALFOSC internal focus. INST
alfosc edit-slitpos [ editor ]
-h
-test
Edit the slitpos.def file and make sure the values on it are sane. As an alternative, it can be used only in "test" mode to check the file, without launching the editor. INST
alfosc read_alfosc_setup The command instructs the ALFOSC instrument user interface (UIF) to re-read the setup information. The corresponds to pressing the "read setup" button in the UIF. INST

In scripts, the syntax alfosc.<command> should be used.
If a part of a command is written in <angle brackets>, this is an argument that should be replaced with a value.
If a part of a command is written in [square brackets], this is an optional argument or flag.
When available, the optional flag -d will write extended debugging information to the log.
When available, the optional flag -e will show the script on standard output instead of executing the commands.
When available, the optional flag -t will only make a simulated exposure. Useful for testing scripts.

Type definitions:
DATA: All commands related to handling/modifying data (editing fits-headers, post-processing etc.).
DET: Commands related to operations with the detector.
DISP: Commands related to displaying images on the instrument computer.
INST: Commands related to operations with the instrument.
TEL: Commands related to operations with the telescope.

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