The TIME_TEST2 procedure is a general-purpose IDL benchmark program that performs approximately 20 common operations and prints the time required.

This routine is written in the IDL language. Its source code can be found in the file time_test.pro in the lib subdirectory of the IDL distribution. This file also contains the procedure GRAPHICS_TIMES, used to time graphical operations.

Calling Sequence

TIME_TEST2 [, Filename]



An optional string that contains the name of output file for the results of the time test.


TIME_TEST2 ; Run the computational tests.

GRAPHICS_TIMES ; Run the graphics tests. Note that TIME_TEST2 must be compiled before GRAPHICS_TIMES will run.

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