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Re: pointer question

"Mark Hadfield" <m.hadfield@niwa.cri.nz> writes:

> "Craig Markwardt" <craigmnet@cow.physics.wisc.edu> wrote in message
> onelvpxgqt.fsf@cow.physics.wisc.edu">news:onelvpxgqt.fsf@cow.physics.wisc.edu...
> >
> > So, is there a way to go the *other* direction?  Which is to say, if
> > you have a pointer, can you get its index number?  [ not using HELP of
> > course. ]
> Err... parse the output of string(myptrvar, /PRINT)

Hey, that's kind of neat! (in an IDL-kludgey-sort-of-way)


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