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Re: IDL Display under RH7

Hugh Crowl <hugh@astro.yale.edu> wrote:

> In attempting to display plots in IDL running under Red Hat 7.0 (KDE),
> the plot comes up in the standard IDL graphics window, but if any of the
> other windows overlap with it, the part of the IDL window that was
> overlaped is erased. When the IDL window is brought up to the front, it
> doesn't redraw the figure but insted it remains blank.

Retain is probably your problem:

window,1, retain=2
plot, findgen(360), sin(findgen(360)*!pi/180)
window,2, retain=2
plot, findgen(360), cos(findgen(360)*!pi/180)

Works for me!