The PDF versions of the IDL documentation set are not installed along with IDL by default. If you would like to have access to the PDF versions from within the IDL online help viewer, do the following:
info/docssubdirectory of the IDL CD-ROM to the
help/pdfsubdirectory of your IDL installation. (You will have to create the
info/docsdirectory for important details.
pdf_info.html(this file) in the
help/online_helpsubdirectory of your IDL installation. Modify the links to reflect the correct path from the
help/online_helpsubdirectory of your IDL installation to the directory to which you copied the PDF files.
The IDL documentation set includes the following volumes in PDF format: