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Feature Support by Operating System

IDL Features

IDL technologies not listed in this table are assumed to work on all supported platforms.

Table 3-3: Feature Support: IDL 6.4 

Table 3-3: Feature Support: IDL 6.4 
Feature
Windows
OS X
Linux
Solaris
AIX
IRIX
32-bit
64-bit
32-bit
32-bit
64-bit
32-bit
64-bit
32-bit
64-bit
32-bit
64-bit
ActiveX: WIDGET_ACTIVEX (IDLcomActiveX object)
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COM Object –Export (via Export Bridge Assistant)
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COM Object –Import (IDLcomIDispatch object)
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DataMiner
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·a
 
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DICOM Network Services
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·d
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DICOM Read/Write (IDLffDicomEx object)
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·d
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DXF file format (IDLffDXF object)
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GUIBuilder
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IDL_IDLBridge
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·
·
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ION
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Java Object –Export (via Export Bridge Assistant)
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·c
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·
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Java Object –Import (IDLjavaObject)b
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·
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Motion JPEG2000 (IDLffMJPEG2000)
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·
·
·
·
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MrSID (IDLffMrSID)
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Network access support:

IDLnetURL
IDLnetOGCWCS
IDLnetOGCWMS

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Flexible single-user license
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·
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Remote Procedure Calls (RPCs)
   
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·
·
·
·
·
·
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Semaphores
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tty-based interface
   
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a DataMiner is not supported on Red Hat Enterprise 4 or Fedora Core 3.
b Java Virtual Machine Requirements for the IDL-Java Bridge — IDL supports version 1.3.1 and greater on all platforms except for Macintosh (the supported version is 1.3.x) and SUN SPARC 64-bit (the supported version is 1.4.x and greater).
c Graphical Java objects cannot be exported under Macintosh OS X.
d DICOM Network Services and DICOM Read/Write functionality are supported with the PowerPC Macintosh IDL binary version, but not with the Intel-based Macintosh binary version. The IDLffDICOM object is supported on all platforms except 64-bit Windows.

ENVI Features

The following ENVI features are provided in addition to the features listed above for IDL. ENVI technologies not listed in this table are assumed to work on all supported platforms.

Table 3-4: Feature Support: ENVI 4.4 

Table 3-4: Feature Support: ENVI 4.4 
Feature
Windows
OS X
Linux
Solaris
AIX
IRIX
32-bit
64-bit
32-bit
32-bit
64-bit
32-bit
64-bit
32-bit
64-bit
32-bit
64-bit
ENVI – FLAASH module e
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ENVI – tape utilities e
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ENVI – reading ECW files e
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ENVI – reading/writing ESRI GRID files e
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ENVI – GPS Link e
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ENVI – Reading MrSID files e
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ENVI – RemoteView link
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·
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ENVI – Intelligent Digitizer
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·
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ENVI Zoom
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·
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·
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ENVI Zoom – JPIP/IAS e
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ENVI Zoom – OGC
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·
·
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NITF in ENVI and ENVI Zoom
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·
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e Windows users: these ENVI functions only run in 32-bit mode. If you have a 64-bit Windows PC and you want to use these functions, run ENVI in 32-bit mode by selecting Start  Program Files  ENVI x.x  32-bit  ENVI or ENVI + IDL.

  IDL Online Help (March 06, 2007)