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Re: array dimensions
Martin Schultz wrote:
> "Richard G. French" wrote:
> > David Fanning wrote:
> > >> dimensions = Size(myarray, /Dimensions)
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > David is the master of keywords - I've used SIZE all these years without
> > knowing that there was a /DIMENSIONS keyword. I guess the only way to
> > know about these things is to read through the documentation over and
> > over again and take notes on potentially useful keywords and options.
> > Which brings me to my question - does anyone out there have a favorite
> > keyword on a routine that we mere mortals might not know about, but
> > which
> > might make our lives much easier? Any suggestions welcome, except for
> > HISTOGRAM and PLOT!
> > Dick French
> Not a favorite keyword, but a favorite tool: Get a decent system (if
> you haven't one), install emacs with idlwave, run the routine-info
> collection, and then you have all the keywords you never knew but
> always dreamt about literally at your fingertips.
Similar to typing "?" at the IDL prompt and getting similar info - with examples no less!
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