ncargpath man page

ncargpath — Return the full pathname to a given NCAR Graphics directory or the default of a particular NCAR Graphics attribute.

Synopsis

ncargpath name

Description

ncargpath has one argument which is the shortened name of the directory whose full pathname you want returned or the name of the attribute whose default value you want.  It is used by several NCAR Graphics scripts to find the pathname to certain installables.  For example, the script ncargex uses ncargpath to determine where the directory that contains all the examples is installed.  The following arguments are recognized:

bin

Directory where NCAR Graphics binaries are installed.

config

Directory where NCAR Graphics configuration files are installed.

data

Directory where NCAR Graphics HLU and NCL example data files are installed.

database

Directory where NCAR Graphics databases (like the Ezmap database)  are installed.

doc

Directory where NCAR Graphics PostScript documents are installed.

examples

Directory where NCAR Graphics LLU Fortran and C examples are installed.

fontcap

The default fontcap being used; only returns a valid fontcap if the  environment variable FONTCAP is set.

fontcaps

Directory where NCAR Graphics fontcaps are installed.

gks_output

The default name of the metafile.

graphcap

The default graphcap being used; only returns a valid graphcap if the environment variable GRAPHCAP is set.

graphcaps

Directory where NCAR Graphics graphcaps are installed.

hluex

Directory where NCAR Graphics HLU Fortran and C examples are installed.

include

Directory where NCAR Graphics include files are installed.

lib

Directory where NCAR Graphics libraries are installed.

man

Directory where NCAR Graphics man pages are installed.

ncarg

Root directory where NCAR Graphics examples, databases, resource files, etc. are installed.

nclex

Directory where NCAR Graphics NCL examples are installed.

ngwww

Directory where NCAR Graphics HTML files are installed (if they were installed).

ngurl

URL for the NCAR Graphics documentation.

resfiles

Directory where resource files for the NCL and HLU examples are installed.

root

Parent directory where NCAR Graphics is installed.

sysappres

Directory where the NCAR Graphics systems application resource file is installed.

sysresfile

Directory where the NCAR Graphics system resource file is installed.

tests

Directory where NCAR Graphics LLU Fortran and C test examples are installed.

tmp

Directory where NCAR Graphics temporary files will be written.

tutorial

Directory where NCAR Graphics LLU tutorial C and Fortran examples are installed.

usrresfile

Directory where the NCAR Graphics user resource file is installed.

xapp

Directory where NCAR Graphics X application default files are installed.

See Also

Online: ncarg_env(5NCARG),ncarg_gks(3NCARG),ncargintro(5NCARG)

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