RE: Clipping planes

I prefer not to clip, so, I am not concerned about how one
clips.

Bill

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-idvusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:owner-idvusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Don Murray
> Sent: Friday, April 15, 2005 1:02 PM
> To: idvusers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; idvdevelopers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Clipping planes
> 
> 
> Hi All-
> 
> We have had a request to change the clipping strategy in the 
> IDV box which I'd like your feedback on.
> 
> Currently, when you select the View->Clip View At Box menu, 
> the top and bottom planes are not clipped.  When we first 
> added clipping to the IDV, we clipped on all planes of the 
> box.  However, we ran into the problem that the probe points 
> at the top of the box were getting clipped as well.
> 
> I'm inclined to go back to the mode that clipping at the box 
> means clipping on all sides which is more consistent.  If we 
> did this, would that impact the way you use the IDV currently?
> 
> Clipping on all sides would allow you to show just a small 
> slab of a 3D dataset (e.g., only data between 5000 and 7000 
> meters). You can always turn off clipping and show all data.
> 
> Let us know what you think.
> 
> Don Murray
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