_write_asc(stream, filename, included_headers=None, npl=4, custom_format='%-.6e', append=False, **kwargs)[source]

Writes a Seismic Handler ASCII file from given ObsPy Stream object.


This function should NOT be called directly, it registers via the the write() method of an ObsPy Stream object, call this instead.

  • stream (Stream) The ObsPy Stream object to write.
  • filename (str) Name of the ASCII file to write.
  • npl (int, optional) Number of data columns in file, default to four.
  • included_headers (list or None, optional) If set to a list, only these header entries will be written to file. DELTA and LENGTH are written in any case. If it’s set to None, a basic set will be included.
  • custom_format (str, optional) Parameter for number formatting of samples, defaults to “%-.6e”.
  • append (bool, optional) If filename exists append all data to file, default False.