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)

Info

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