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HELP_VAR

HELP_VAR

Name


      HELP_VAR

Purpose



      The purpose of this program is to display HELP on just
      the variables at the level in which HELP_VAR is called.
      It is similar to the HELP command, except that compiled
      functions and procedures are not displayed.

Author



      FANNING SOFTWARE CONSULTING
      David Fanning, Ph.D.
      1645 Sheely Drive
      Fort Collins, CO 80526 USA
      Phone: 970-221-0438
      E-mail: david@idlcoyote.com
      Coyote's Guide to IDL Programming: http://www.idlcoyote.com

Category



      Utilities.

Calling Sequence



      HELP_VAR

Required Inputs



      None.

Side Effects



      Memory is allocated for each variable, in turn, then deleted.
      Uses undefined and unsupported ROUTINE_NAMES function. May not
      work in all versions of IDL, including future versions.

Example



      PRO HELP_VAR_TEST
          a = 4.0
          b = Lindgen(11)
          HELP_VAR
      END
      IDL> help_var
            A FLOAT = 4.00000
            B LONG = Array[11]

Modification History



      Written by David W. Fanning, 8 August 2003.



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