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odfParamCreator (xmmextractor-1.11.17) [xmmsas_20230412_1735-21.0.0]


odfParamCreator is a task that extract information of all the exposures for a given ODF and creates an XML file that it is the input file for xmmextractor.

The XML file has two main blocks: $<$OBSERVATION$>$ and $<$NSTRUMENT$>$:

Within the $<$OBSERVATION$>$ block odfParamCreator store the following information:

Following the $<$OBSERVATION$>$ block we have the $<$EXPOSURE$>$ block. odfParamCreator generates one $<$EXPOSURE$>$ block per instrument. The $<$EXPOSURE$>$ tag gives information about the exposure mode, id, duration and a switch to enable or disable the analysis of this exposure.
$<$EXPOSURE$>$ block is made up of $<$PRODUCT$>$ blocks. Each $<$PRODUCT$>$ executes a certain number of SAS tasks to produce>

Each of these $<$PRODUCT$>$ blocks contain the SAS task to be executed and some parameteres for each task.

XMM-Newton SOC -- 2023-04-16