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Re: array dimensions

davidf@dfanning.com (David Fanning) writes:
> Craig Markwardt (craigmnet@cow.physics.wisc.edu) writes:
> > The DIMENSION keyword is *new* when judged by the "all these years"
> > standard.  It first appeared in IDL 5.1.
> Wasn't it IDL 5.3? I know I had nothing but trouble
> using it for the longest time. I really didn't start
> using the keyword in public programs until IDL 5.4
> had been out for 6 months or so. :-)

IDL> print, !version
{ alpha OSF unix 5.1 Apr 13 1998}
IDL> print, size([0], /dimension)

'Twould actually be nice if RSI put a compatibility matrix in the
documentation for things like this.


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