|IDL Reference Guide: Dot Commands|
The .RESET_SESSION command resets much of the state of an IDL session without requiring the user to exit and restart the IDL session. After the reset is complete, the startup file, if one is specified, is run.
The command performs the following actions in the reset:
For more information on the preferences associated with these system variables, see IDL Preferences.
The command does not do the following:
.RESET_SESSION is an executive command. Executive commands can only be used at the IDL command prompt, not in programs.
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