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Re: 10 bytes real

Pavel Romashkin <promashkin@cmdl.noaa.gov> writes:
> Craig Markwardt wrote:
> > bb = bytarr(8)      ;; Read ten bytes of data
> > readu, unit, bb
> Sorry, Craig, I am not following you here. How exactly does the above
> read 10 bytes into an eight-element array?
> I guess I've done enough IDLing for one day. Can't figure a one-liner
> out :-(

[Legal eagle mode]

If you look carefully, I only talked about 4- and 8-byte floating
point numbers.  I have no idea how to read 10-byte ones.  This is an
Intel-ism that IDL doesn't seem to support.


Craig B. Markwardt, Ph.D.         EMAIL:    craigmnet@cow.physics.wisc.edu
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