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Re: Top 10 IDL Requests

Nicolas Decoster (Nicolas.Decoster@Noveltis.fr) writes:

> * On line object/named-structures development. With IDL 5.3 you can't
> change a named structure on the fly. 

Nor would you want to change a named structure on the fly, IMHO. 
Nothing but trouble could possibly result. :-)

> When you work on a new object
> graphic or any object or structure, if you add or remove a field you
> must exit/re-enter IDL for the modification to be effective. It is a bit
> painfull, and you loose the interest of the use of a scripting language.

Not so. This is the purpose of the .Reset_Session executive
command introduced in IDL 5.3.



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