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Re: IDL plot is inconsistent, where is subtle error?
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com wrote:
But of course, Larry, you know that you can't create GIFs in 5.4....
BTW, I love the PM and SEM pages, especially the Shockspotter
> Thank you, Craig Markwardt <firstname.lastname@example.org> and Paul van
> <email@example.com>, for your suggestion to subtract off a base
> epoch. A
> coworker of mine gave me the same suggestion last night, which I tested.
> You'll be happy to learn that it worked!
> Also, your insights about direct graphics being single precision in IDL
> but double in V5.4, were quite enlightening and would explain the missing
> mark. I'll definitely upgrade and retest this later on (anything to
> this code).
> Btw, the missing tick mark was not just on the even hour; that was a
> pattern. I ran it with a whole range of ending hours, and only 2 in 10
> as expected. I was using XTICKV already, btw, and passed it a DOUBLE.
> moot, though; since I put in the base epoch subtraction it works like a
> If you're curious as to how this plot developed, look at
> For info on the science project from which this data was obtained, see
> Thanks again!
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