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Re: Back to idl after a looong time...

Guillaume Dargaud wrote:
> OK, it's been 12 years since I last used IDL, so I'm really back to square
> one.
> I'm using it on an SGI unix machine, in command line mode. I see most of the
> tutorials on the web seem to imply that there is a complete environment
> also.
> How do I get that (or is it only for Windows) ?
> --
> Guillaume Dargaud
> Colorado State University - Dept of Atmospheric Science
> http://rome.atmos.colostate.edu/
>   "I either want less corruption, or more chance to participate in it."    -
> Ashleigh Brilliant.

... well, I am back to the newsgroup after an almost equally long time
(12 days +) ;-)
I only reply here, because I could not see anyone mention the one and
only most wonderful idlwave mode for (X)Emacs distributed by Carsten
Dominik : http://www.strw.leidenuniv.nl/~dominik/Tools/idlwave/

... and if you want to learn a little bit what i snow available in
terms of IDL libraries etc., check out my web page at

Cheers and happy relearning,


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