In Mac OS 10.7 and later, a couple of issues can occur in IDL related to the X11 or XQuartz preferences.
A. One issue that may occur is the CURSOR procedure will pause and not recognize any mouse input in the display window. (This state may require you to use Control+c to return control to the IDL> prompt.)
B. Another issue is ...
The following code example shows how font styles are applied to text used in the titles of the plot axes. For a more detailed look at the different format codes available in IDL please refer to the IDL Help Table of Contents under the this heading:
IDL Programming > Concepts > Format Codes
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The IDL Help reference page for the LABEL_REGION function mentions:
"Pixels at the edges of Data are considered to be zero."
Consequently, if non-zero edge pixel data must be considered in the results from LABEL_REGION, then you'll need to pad the original data edges with a column and row of zeroes, so ...
The following code example shows how to set up different styles of line fill in a contour plot using IDL's CONTOUR procedure.
; Initialize the display settings and load a color table
; Access the values of the color table and set them ...
The Extensions Library is now available on the Exelis VIS website
The Extensions library gives you ...