In the latest releases of IDL, users who run Advanced Math and Stats (IMSL) on Windows or Mac machines that are 64 bit may encounter the following error :
% MATHSTAT_166: Dynamically loadable module is unavailable on this platform: IMSL.
When this error occurs, it means that IMSL is not supported in the 64 bit version of IDL. It is ...
There is a known problem in which the IDL workbench fails to launch on Mac OS X 10.7.2. As of 10/31/2011, There are a few of scenarios in which this problem occurs:
1) The user upgrades directly from 10.6 to 10.7.2 (skipping 10.7.0 and 10.7.1)
2) The user downloads 10.7.2 form the Apple store
3) The user re-installs Mac OS X ...
Plotting error bars in the new graphics in IDL 8.0 and 8.1 can produce bars that extend beyond the limites of the plot axis.
The following tech tip explains a workaround for those who would like to see those error bars clipped just at the axis borderline.
To produce error bars in a new graphics plot the following function ...
In Windows systems the usage of multibyte characters and/or non-english strings in widgets is not straight forward. The reasons are:
A- IDL widgets need default encoding for the chosen language
B- IDL Workbench use by default UTF-8 encoding format
Two basic configurations will have to be set up in advance in order to be ...
The question is how to produce a plot that has both a linear and a logarithmic Y axes.
The following code is an example of how to accomplish this in IDL using the new graphic functions.
To be able to have two different data sets in a right and left Y axis, the user will need to give a fake data set to be able to plot ...
The Extensions Library is now available on the Exelis VIS website
The Extensions library gives you ...