Ncl

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ncl.el
Description ncl-mode for editing NCL files.
Author name of author
Maintainer ncl folks (forked version by Yagnesh)
Source http://github.com/yyr/ncl.el
Part of Emacs no

NCL (NCAR Command Language) is popular language in Earth science to display scientific data.

ncl-mode

NOTE: There are two version of ncl.el. One is the official version by NCL folks which contains only ncl.el. The forked version contains few fixes to ncl.el and and ncl-doc el and other goodies to be used by other Emacs packages

ncl-doc-mode

ncl-doc minor mode helps you read NCL documentation from UCAR website

Basic Setup

to start ncl-doc-mode for each ncl buffer add the following your .emacs

(require 'ncl-doc)
(add-hook 'ncl-mode-hook
  (lambda ()
    (ncl-doc-minor-mode 1)))

Usage

M-x ncl-doc-query-at-point ( C-c C-s )

  This function does few things.
   1) It prompts for a string/keyword and collects a given string
   2) It tries to find a URL for the given string
       + if it finds URL for the string call the browser to open that URL
       + If no URL is found, then goes on to search for the given
         string.
       + Displays all search matches in separate buffer category wise.
         In that buffer RET in any search match will call browser for
         take you to that page.
       + If no matches found for a given string it leaves you there

M-x ncl-doc-query-open ( C-c C-o )

   Use this function you lets you choose from the all keywords ncl-doc
   has in its database and takes you to that page.