Personal IDL library for M. Galloy

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mg_helpdef, var [, output=string]

Print the declaration string for a variable.


var in required type=any

variable to find declaration statement for


output out optional type=string

set to a named variable to receive the declaration string for the given variable, does not print the output to standard output in this case


For example, try:

IDL> a = findgen(10) IDL> mg_helpdef, a a = fltarr(10) IDL> b = { c: findgen(10), d: 5L } IDL> mg_helpdef, b b = { C: fltarr(10), D: 5L }

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