Hi Bob... The original intent of the wire frame box is to give you a cue for the 3D orientation of the view. It's easy to get lost in some 3D views! The domain of the box will be defined by the project you use -- whether it's the projection defined by the data (Projections -> Auto-set Project) or a projection you select or define yourself. You may clip the displays at the edges of the wire frame box if you want (View -> Show -> Clip View at Box). Hope that helps. Best wishes, tom On 2/15/07, Bob Grieves <britbob@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I`m not sure if I`m understanding what the wireframe box/boundary feature is for? Maybe I have the wrong idea, but I thought it was used to keep the main display, ie where the contours are plotted within such as in the examples on the IDV page http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/docs/userguide/examples/PlanViews.html The mslp example has the contours neatly inside the wireframe box, essentially creating a nice border with the outer area empty making a good place for comments, times etc. However all my plots overspill this wireframe box and take up the whole display area, especially if I`m plotting a global grib model. To achieve this border, do I use the wireframe box? Thanks.
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