Re: Animation problem with newer visad.jar

Hi Bill,

I wanted to let everyone know that calling reAutoScale after adding my
DataReference
does fix my AnimationSet problem.

Thanks,
Doug

Bill Hibbard wrote:
> 
> Hi Doug,
> 
> The logic for merging Sets for animation is in the visad/Set.java
> and the cvs log doesn't show any relevant changes. Of course, it
> could be somewhere else (like Units, ShadowTyoes, etc). However,
> the tests I run with every release include tests of the animation
> merge logic.
> 
> You might try a different approach to your problem. Rather than
> adding a dummty Set, try calling the reAutoScale() method of your
> DisplayImpl. This should recompute the animation sampling. It
> will also reAutoScale any ScalarMaps for which you haven't
> explicitly called setRange().
> 
> Good luck,
> Bill
> 
> On Thu, 13 Jun 2002, Doug Lindholm wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > Something new between the visad.jar's dated "Mon Mar 11 06:52:57 CST
> > 2002"
> > and "Thu May  2 07:21:29 CDT 2002" is causing problems for me.
> >
> > Because the AnimationSets are based on the first data set, additional
> > data sets didn't animate as desired. (e.g. if the first data set has a
> > temporal gap, additional data sets with samples during that time would
> > not appear.) To get around this, I initially add a dummy data set with
> > many regularly spaced time samples.
> >
> > This approach works fine with the older visad.jar, but with the newer
> > one, it is very slow and eventually runs out of memory just trying to
> > set up the display.
> >
> > Any ideas what might have changed (I didn't see anything obvious in the
> > change logs) to cause this and how to make this work?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Doug
> >
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