TSTool / Command / NewTable
NewTable command creates a table with named columns, each of which is a specified data type.
Tables are used to hold information about data objects, such as statistics for time series.
CalculateTimeSeriesStatistic can add information to tables.
Tables can be written as final data products or artifacts of processing. Characteristics of the table are as follows:
- Each column can only contain a single data type
- The default precision for numbers for display and output is 2 digits after the decimal – additional formatting features may be available in write commands and may be added later
- Tables are referenced using the
- Cells in tables are referenced using the column name and cell values that identify rows (such as time series identifiers)
The following dialog is used to edit the command and illustrates the command syntax.
NewTable Command Editor (see also the full-size image)
The command syntax is as follows:
|Identifier for the table – should be unique among tables that are defined. Can be specified using processor
||None – must be specified.|
||The column names and data types are defined using the format
||No columns will be defined.|
See the automated tests.