delete_data

sherpa.astro.ui.delete_data(id: int | str | None = None) None

Delete a data set by identifier.

The data set, and any associated structures - such as the ARF and RMF for PHA data sets - are removed.

Parameters:

id (int or str, optional) – The data set to delete. If not given then the default identifier is used, as returned by get_default_id.

See also

clean

Clear all stored session data.

copy_data

Copy a data set to a new identifier.

delete_model

Delete the model expression from a data set.

get_default_id

Return the default data set identifier.

list_data_ids

List the identifiers for the loaded data sets.

Notes

The source expression is not removed by this function.

Examples

Delete the data from the default data set:

>>> delete_data()

Delete the data set identified as ‘src’:

>>> delete_data('src')