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Help Articles are product support tips and information straight from the Exelis VIS Technical Support team developed to help you use our products to their fullest potential.

How to compile a 64-bit C DLL using MVS 2010 and run it in IDL

How to compile a 64-bit C DLL using MVS 2010 and run it in IDL

3/5/2014

This Help article describes the steps to compile a 64-bit C DLL using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Express and how to call it in IDL afterwards. Requirements: - A 64-bit Windows machine - A C compiler that supports 64-bit - A 64-bit version of IDL - The test will be run using a C code available in IDL ... more »

Example of how to generate an ellipsoid with IDL 8 Graphics

Example of how to generate an ellipsoid with IDL 8 Graphics

3/5/2014

Topic:  This article provides an example of how you can generate an ellipsoid using the IDL 8 function graphics. If you run the MAIN level program included in the example, the output should appear like the image below: Discussion: An example program called "dj_ellipsoid_ng.pro" that generates an ellipsoid is shown below. ... more »

Using GTK2

Using GTK2 "oxygen-gtk" Theme or "Oxygen" Widget Style on Linux can cause IDL 8.3 Workbench to crash

2/7/2014

PROBLEM: Some IDL users have reported that attempting to run the IDL 8.3 Workbench on certain Linux releases (for example, Ubuntu 13.10 or OpenSuse 13.1) can result in a workbench crash with an error like the following: # # A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment: # #  SIGSEGV (0xb) at pc=0x00007f88956a16b8, ... more »

Tutorial for using BINARY_TEMPLATE and READ_BINARY

Tutorial for using BINARY_TEMPLATE and READ_BINARY

2/7/2014

Topic: This article provides an example of how to use the BINARY_TEMPLATE and READ_BINARY functions. Discussion: First there is an example of how to use the BINARY_TEMPLATE function on the following help pages: http://www.exelisvis.com/docs/BINARY_TEMPLATE.html http://www.exelisvis.com/docs/READ_BINARY.html The example starts in the ... more »

Example how to use .Xdefaults to alter appearance of Widgets on Linux

Example how to use .Xdefaults to alter appearance of Widgets on Linux

1/22/2014

Topic: Since IDL uses X Motif widgets on Linux, Mac OS X, and Solaris systems, the appearance of widgets on these platforms might appear different than the appearance on Windows. This article discusses how you can create an .Xdefaults file to customize the appearance of IDL's widgets on these platforms.  Discussion: If you create a ... more »

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ENVI LiDAR Hotfix/Patch Available: Southern Hemisphere Projection Systems

11/14/2012

An issue regarding southern hemisphere projection systems has been addressed in the latest patch/hotfix ... more »

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