IDL 8.2 SP1 Release Notes


New Features in IDL 8.2.1 For information on new features in the IDL 8.2 release, see the "What's New" topic in IDL Help. Backward-Compatibility Issues in IDL 8.2.1 Change request ID numbers are included where applicable. All Platforms ID Description n/a ... more »

Subversion/SVN connector configuration fails for the IDL 8.2 Workbench on Mac and Linux


TOPIC: When attempting to configure the Subversive plugin functionality that comes with the IDL 8.2 Workbench on Mac OS X or Linux (select the menu item Window > Source Control Tools > Subversion), the installation/configuration of the SVN Connectors will fail to finish properly. Upon restart the IDL 8.2 Workbench, the Install ... more »


32-bit IDL not working on 64-bit Linux system


NOTE: Starting with IDL 8.3, 32 bit IDL is no longer supported on Linux.  Discussion If you are using a 64-bit Linux system, you might find that -32 argument does not work when you try to start 32-bit IDL. For example: $ idl -32 /usr/local/exelis/idl82/bin/idl: 452: exec: /usr/local/exelis/idl82/bin/bin.linux.x86/idl: not ... more »

IDL 8.2: Problem with WRITE_TIFF on Windows


IDL 8.2 can read and write BigTIFF files.  On Windows systems, there was a bug in the initial release of IDL 8.2 that caused IDL to save all TIFF files as BigTIFF files. Therefore, the TIFF files generated by these IDL 8.2 distributions would not open in most graphic viewing programs. For example, if you have an IDL 8.2 installation that ... more »

IDL 8.2: Change in behavior when using 3-D arrays for button icons on Windows


IDL widget buttons can be labeled using images. To do this, you can provide the WIDGET_BUTTON function with a bitmap file, a 4-D array, or a 3-D array.  In IDL 8.2, the behavior of the WIDGET_BUTTON function has changed when a 3-D array is used to generate the label on Windows systems. For example, in IDL 8.1, you can enter in the ... more »

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