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Re: Newbie: Some more advice needed
- Subject: Re: Newbie: Some more advice needed
- From: davidf(at)dfanning.com (David Fanning)
- Date: Thu, 1 Jul 1999 06:58:16 -0600
- Newsgroups: comp.lang.idl-pvwave
- Organization: Fanning Software Consulting
- References: <7lf3e6$lgi$1@Masala.CC.UH.EDU>
- Xref: news.doit.wisc.edu comp.lang.idl-pvwave:15498
Mohit Singh (msingh2@Bayou.UH.EDU) writes:
> I am new to IDL and have gone through the posts on this newsgroups
> in addition to my reading of the IDL manuals. I have found the
> discussions to be very informative and the wide variety of things
> people are doing with IDL makes me pat myself on the back for
> joining the IDL users group.
You are in the right place and in good hands. Welcome. :-)
> I have learnt a lot of syntax with reference to my own needs. I
> am trying to plot an isosurface in 3D using slicer3. The matrix is
> 50x50x50 with 1 representing solid and 0 representing pore. The exact
> commands I issued are listed below. In the end some sort of floating
> underflow is happening. However, slicer3 shows the isosurface in perfect
> shape. Just when I try to save the image as a TIFF file using the slicer3
> pull down menu, some major errors occur. Is it because my computer (NT4.0,
> 128Mb RAM) is running outta memory?
No. It's because whoever wrote Slicer3 made a silly, but common
> % XMANAGER: Caught unexpected error from client application. Message follows...
> % Variable is undefined: TEMPORARY.
> % Execution halted at: VIZ3D_EVENT 5019 e:\RSI\IDL52\lib\slicer3.pro
> % XMANAGER_EVLOOP_STANDARD 471 e:\RSI\IDL52\lib\xmanager.pro
> % XMANAGER 699 e:\RSI\IDL52\lib\xmanager.pro
> % SLICER3 6329 e:\RSI\IDL52\lib\slicer3.pro
> % $MAIN$
Go to line 5019 in the Slicer3 program (it's in the IDL52/lib directory)
and change those square brackets on the TEMPORARY function to
parenthesis. Re-compile and you will be back in good shape. :-)
David Fanning, Ph.D.
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