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The XMTOOL procedure displays a tool for viewing widgets currently being managed by the XMANAGER. Only one instance of the XMTOOL can run at one time.

This routine is written in the IDL language. Its source code can be found in the file xmtool.pro in the lib/utilities subdirectory of the IDL distribution.


XMTOOL [, /BLOCK] [, GROUP=widget_id]





Set this keyword to have XMANAGER block when this application is registered. By default, BLOCK is set equal to zero, providing access to the command line if active command line processing is available. Note that setting BLOCK=1 will cause all widget applications to block, not just this application. For more information, see the documentation for the NO_BLOCK keyword to XMANAGER.

Note: Only the outermost call to XMANAGER can block. Therefore, to have XMTOOL block, any earlier calls to XMANAGER must have been called with the NO_BLOCK keyword. See the documentation for the NO_BLOCK keyword to XMANAGER for an example.


The widget ID of the widget that calls XMTOOL. If the calling widget is destroyed, the XMTOOL is also destroyed.

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