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Re: array dimensions

"Richard G. French" wrote:
> Craig Markwardt wrote:
> > If you are interested in important keywords, I've found
> > SMOOTH(/EDGE_TRUNCATE) indispensable, as well as CONVOL(/CENTER).  I
> > don't do *that* much time series analysis but it seems I always need
> > these keywords when I do.
> >
> Now that you mention SMOOTH, one of my pet peeves is that
> y=SMOOTH(array,n) gives an error message when n=1. There are lots of
> instances where the degree of smoothing is calculated on the fly,
> and one common instance is that you want no smoothing at all - i.e.
> just give me the original array, unsmoothed.

Jeez, how about:

IF ( n GT 1 ) THEN SMOOTH( array, n )


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