"Pretty" plots in IDL

Using IDL a lot I am a little tired of typing out the specific keywords for plots every time. I have quickly created a "pretty.pro" to go with CHloadct.pro which updates the plot variables to nicer ones. The changes are below:

Add the code to your path and then type pretty before plotting and they become much easier to read.




;Makes plots that much prettier

;Christina Hedges



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Much better! If, for whatever reason, you want to undo the pretty plot just use "cleanplot.pro" which resets everything.