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.
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, ...
This article provides an example of how to use the BINARY_TEMPLATE and READ_BINARY functions.
First there is an example of how to use the BINARY_TEMPLATE function on the following help pages:
The example starts in the ...
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.
If you create a ...
This Help Article explains how to create a "donut" ROI using IDL. A "donut" ROI is a polygon ROI with a hole in the middle.
This type of ROI is defined by 2 Polygons. For example, a “donut” ROI can be define by 2 squares: 1 interior and 1 exterior:
If, when using IDL 8.3 on a Linux system, the following error message occurs:
/usr/local/exelis/idl83/bin/bin.linux.x86_64/idl: error while loading shared libraries: /usr/local/exelis/idl83/bin/bin.linux.x86_64/libidl.so.8.3: ELF file OS ABI invalid
then, these messages are pointing to an incompatibility of the Linux Kernel version used by ...
An issue regarding southern hemisphere projection systems has been addressed in the latest patch/hotfix ...