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20030618: Overlay point data with frame time (cont.)



>From: "Kwan-yin Kong" <address@hidden>
>Organization: CCNY
>Keywords: 200306171633.h5HGXmLd000512 McIDAS DSSERVE 

Kwan-yin,

>I am experimenting with the PTDISP command.  A 
>simple one I issued was:
>
>PTDISP RTPRSRC/SFCHOURLY PAR=T[F] FORMAT=I3 LSI=6
>
>The command displays the temperature in F correctly if I 
>issue it in a McIDAS command mode window.  But if I issue 
>it from the UNIX prompt like the following:
>
>ptdisp.k RTPRSRC/SFCHOURLY PAR=T[F] FORMAT=I3 LSI=6
>
>It then reports the following.
>
>ptdisp.k: no match
>
>I am mystified.  Don't know what to say.

You need to escape the bracket characters since the shell is trying
to interpret them:

ptdisp.k RTPRSRC/SFCHOURLY PAR=T\[F\] FORMAT=I3 LSI=6

Tom


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