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Re: idl 5.3, problem with plots and mapping environments

In article <8eiamr$a3v$1@nnrp1.deja.com> Ronn Kling <ronn@rlkling.com> writes:

   From: Ronn Kling <ronn@rlkling.com>
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   >I agree with David that this looks like a programming error. Now I am
   >going to go and check my over the pole cases to see if I get a similiar

   Didn't you try the example I posted? 

   >>But now I have to find a way to determine that a mapping environemt
   >> is in place inside the plotter   -- and a cursory, but fairly
   >> thorough examination  of the !map environment variable revealed no
   >> obvious way to make this determination, or send in a keyword telling
   >> the plotter that it's in   a mapping environment and please check
   >>for boundary cases like   plotting over a pole. Which means I have to
   >> chase through all my   code changing the calls.

   > You can check to see if the mapping environment is current with the
   > !x.type variable.  If !x.type = 3 then map_set has been called.

   Thanks for this tip, I'll give it a try, but I still don't see why
   I have to. If RSI can wrap longitudes, they can wrap latitudes as

   > -Ronn