The IDL iSurface tool provides interactive access to surface data. You can visualize surfaces and then modify and manipulate those surfaces in the ways that you need. The following sections describe how surfaces can be displayed, modified, and manipulated in iSurface.
To use iSurface from the IDL Command Line, type iSurface. An empty iSurface tool appears. You can then import surface data using any of several data import methods. For more information on importing surface data, see Importing and Exporting Data.
The iSurface tool can be launched in the following ways: