MIDAS can handle a number of devices. The file AGLDEVS.DAT in
['MIDASHOME'.95NOV .SYSTAB.ASCII.PLOT] defines which drivers has to be used for the various devices. In the system environment variable AGL3CONFIG points to this directory. The variable is defined in the file ['MIDASHOME'.95NOV .MONIT]MIDLOGS.COM.
The format in the AGLDEVS.DAT file is simple: each system name is followed by colon and then followed by a driver name. Comments are preceded by a hash (#) character. In this file you will first find a number of lines describing graphic terminals, graphics windows and display windows. Hereafter, you will find a number of lines describing the available hardcopy devices at ESO and their associated drivers. At the end in the Appendix C an example is given.
In case one wants to use a device that is not included in the agldevs.dat file the device can be defined by the command: