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%%idl magic for IPython and Jupyter notebooks, providing access to Harris Geospatial's IDL programming language.

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idlmagic

Use IDL (interactive data language) inside IPython / Jupyter notebook cells. It uses the IDL-python bridge idlpy, which is bundled with your IDL installation.

Installation

Install idlmagic with pip:

pip install idlmagic

Then, enable idlmagic in your notbook:

%load_ext idlmagic

idlmagic relies on a valid installation of the IDL-python-bridge. To see if it is available, run

import idlpy

If the import fails, refer to the documentation to see how idlpy can be set up.

Usage

idlmagic provides you with %idl and %%idl to execute IDL commands, and %idl_var to pass an IDL variable to python.

In [1]: %load_ext idlmagic

# run IDL using the %idl line magic:
In [2]: %idl INDGEN(5)
       0       1       2       3       4

# or use the cell magic for multiple commands:
In [3]: %%idl
   ...: PRINT, INDGEN(5)
   ...: PRINT, INDGEN(6)
       0       1       2       3       4
       0       1       2       3       4       5

# to access IDL data in python, you'll first have to assign it:
In [9]: %idl a = INDGEN(4)

# then use the %idl_var magic to get the IDL variable into python:
In [11]: a = %idl_var a

In [16]: a + 10
Out[16]: array([10, 11, 12, 13], dtype=int16)

Check the documentation for more examples.

Changes

v0.1.0

  • first release

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