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Header File *.h?

Do I need a special format in the file, like a begin and an end?


"David Fanning" <davidf@dfanning.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> Dominik (dpaul@ukl.uni-freiburg.de) writes:
> > another question from me (its because I am new to IDL and have to use
> > code frome sobody else). I never find a header file (*.h) while using
> > But the source I have to use is using a header file, that means there is
> > header file *.h with some structure declerations. But IDL ignore it.
> > Does somebody know, how to use such a header file?
> Unless a file has a *.pro or *.sav extension, IDL cannot
> "find" it automatically. The person who wrote the *.h file
> for IDL had been to too many C programming workshops. :-)
> The proper way to write a file with structure declarations
> is to give the file the "name" of the structure with __DEFINE.PRO
> (two underscores) appended to it. Put this file in the !PATH
> and IDL will find it automatically when you create the structure
> in the code.
> Cheers,
> David
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