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       MakeProfiles - make standard 2D profiles on an image


       astmkprof [OPTION...] [Options] [Catalog]


       MakeProfiles  is  part  of  GNU  Astronomy Utilities 0.5.  MakeProfiles will create a FITS
       image containing any number of mock astronomical profiles based on an input  catalog.  All
       the  profiles  will  be  built from the center outwards. First by Monte Carlo integration,
       then using the central pixel position. The tolerance level specifies when the switch  will

       For  more  information, please run any of the following commands. In particular the second
       contains a very comprehensive explanation of MakeProfiles's invocation: expected input(s),
       output(s), and a full description of all the options.

       All options and their values:
              $ astmkprof -P

       Inputs/Outputs and options:
              $ info astmkprof

       Full section in manual/book:
              $ info MakeProfiles

       Full Gnuastro manual/book:
              $ info gnuastro

       If  you  couldn't find your answer in the manual, you can get direct help from experienced
       Gnuastro users and developers. For more information, please run:

              $ info help-gnuastro

       MakeProfiles options:


       -B, --backhdu=INT/STR
              HDU of background image.

       -C, --clearcanvas
              All pixels in background image read as zero.

       -E, --kernel=STR
              Parameters to only build one kernel.

       -h, --hdu=STR/INT
              Input catalog HDU name or number (if FITS).

       -I, --ignorecase
              Ignore case in matching/searching columns.

       -k, --background=STR
              A background image to make the profiles on.

              Select column(s) in: `name', `unit', `comment'.


       -D, --dontdelete
              Don't delete output if it exists.

       -i, --individual
              Build all profiles separately.

       -K, --keepinputdir
              Keep input directory for automatic output.

       -m, --nomerged
              Do not create a merged image of all profiles.

       -o, --output=STR
              Output name.

              PSF profiles made with all in output image.

       -s, --oversample=INT
              Scale of oversampling (>0 and odd).

       -T, --type=STR
              Type of output: e.g., int16, float32, etc...

       -x, --naxis=INT[,INT,...]
              Merged image size along each dimension.


       -c, --prepforconv
              Shift and expand based on first catalog PSF.

       -e, --envseed
              Use GSL_RNG_SEED environment variable for seed.

       -f, --mforflatpix
              mcol is flat pixel value (when fcol is 5 or 6)

              Magnitude is for peak pixel, not full profile.

              mcol is total brightness, not magnitude.

              Mode of `--ccol': `img' or `wcs'.

       -p, --tunitinp
              Truncation is in units of pixels, not radius.

       -r, --numrandom=INT
              No. of random points in Monte Carlo integration.

       -R, --replace
              Replace overlapping profile pixels, don't add.

       -t, --tolerance=FLT
              Tolerance to switch to less accurate method.

       -w, --circumwidth=FLT
              Width of circumference (inward) profiles

       -X, --shift=INT[, ...]
              Shift profile centers in output image.

       -z, --zeropoint=FLT
              Magnitude zero point.

              Columns, by info (see `--searchin'), or number (starting from 1):

              Coordinate columns (one call for each dimension).

              sersic (1), moffat (2), gaussian (3),  point  (4),  flat  (5),  circumference  (6),
              distance (7).


              Sersic index or Moffat beta.

              Position angle.

              Axis ratio.

              Effective radius or FWHM in pixels.

              Truncation in units of --rcol, unless --tunitinp.

              WCS parameters:

       --cdelt=FLT[, ...]
              Resolution in each dimension.

       --crpix=FLT[, ...]
              Pixel coordinates of reference point.

       --crval=FLT[, ...]
              WCS coordinates of reference point.

       --ctype=STR[, ... ]
              One of FITS standard WCS types.

       --cunit=STR[, ... ]
              Units of the WCS coordinates (e.g., `deg').

       --pc=FLT[, ...]
              WCS rotation matrix (all elements).

              Operating modes:

       -?, --help
              give this help list

       --cite BibTeX citation for this program.

              Read configuration file STR immediately.

              Do not parse any more configuration files.

       --log  Information about output(s) in a log file.

              Minimum bytes in array to not use ram RAM.

       -N, --numthreads=INT
              Number of CPU threads to use.

              Only run if the program version is STR.

       -P, --printparams
              Print parameter values to be used and abort.

       -q, --quiet
              Only report errors, remain quiet about steps.

       -S, --setdirconf
              Set default values for this directory and abort.

              give a short usage message

       -U, --setusrconf
              Set default values for this user and abort.

       -V, --version
              print program version

       Mandatory  or  optional  arguments  to long options are also mandatory or optional for any
       corresponding short options.

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       Copyright © 2015-2017, Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU General  public
       license version 3 or later.
       This  is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.  There is NO WARRANTY,
       to the extent permitted by law.

       Written/developed by Mohammad Akhlaghi


       The full documentation for MakeProfiles is maintained as a Texinfo manual.   If  the  info
       and MakeProfiles programs are properly installed at your site, the command

              info MakeProfiles

       should give you access to the complete manual.