For McIDAS-V users interested in using scripting, there are several valuable resources available.
- For users who are just getting started with scripting in McIDAS-V, there is a Basic Scripting tutorial available on the McIDAS-V Documentation page. This tutorial will teach the basics of scripting in the foreground with the Jython Shell, as well as background scripting with a variety of scripts demonstrating various functionalities.
- There is a Scripting page in the User’s Guide that explains how to run scripts in the background. This page also describes a variety of functions and methods that can be used to create objects, modify objects and layers, and save displays.
- For programmers interested in accessing lower-level API functionality or developing custom scripting tools, the Javadocs for McIDAS-V 1.2 and the libraries it depends on can be found here:
- For users of the McIDAS-V nightly builds, here is a link to the updated McIDAS-V Javadoc page that includes our most recent updates.
If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please report them in this Scripting forum.
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