uk.ac.starlink.table package provides
many generic facilities for table processing.
The most straightforward one to use is the
RowListStarTable, described in the
next subsection, which gives you a
StarTable whose data are stored in memory, so
you can set and get cells or rows somewhat like a tabular version of an
For more flexible and efficient table processing, you may want to look at the later subsections below, which make use of "pull-model" processing.
If all you want to do is to read tables in or write them out however, you may not need to read the information in this section at all.