How to create a contour plot with different styles of line fill

How to create a contour plot with different styles of line fill

2/13/2012

The following code example shows how to set up different styles of line fill in a contour plot using IDL's CONTOUR procedure. pro contour_different_style_linefill ; Initialize the display settings and load a color table device,decomposed=0 loadct, 26 ; Access the values of the color table and set them ... more »

Changing the browser used for the IDL help on Linux

Changing the browser used for the IDL help on Linux

2/8/2012

On Linux/Solaris systems, the IDL 8 on-line help will by default launch in your default web browser. However, there are some scenarios where you may want the IDL help to launch in a browser that is not your default browser. For example, if your default web browser is Google Chrome, you may find that the IDL 8.1 on-line help does not work very ... more »

% MATHSTAT_166: Dynamically loadable module is unavailable on this platform: IMSL.

% MATHSTAT_166: Dynamically loadable module is unavailable on this platform: IMSL.

1/11/2012

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 ... more »

Long error bars from ERRORPLOT are not clipped

Long error bars from ERRORPLOT are not clipped

8/29/2011

Topic 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. Discussion To produce error bars in a new graphics plot the following function ... more »

How to Define a Non-English String and Display it in an IDL Widget

How to Define a Non-English String and Display it in an IDL Widget

8/26/2011

Topic: 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 ... more »

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