Re: [idvusers] [idvdevelopers] 20130307: IDV 4.0 available for download

Hi Kevin!

We have not run into that specific behavior here at Unidata. Is this on a Desktop or laptop? Since you are here in town, I'd be happy to meet with you (we're long overdue anyway!). Has anyone else experienced this with 4.0 on the Mac?



On 3/14/13 8:18 AM, Kevin Manross wrote:


I am having a problem launching the IDV (both v4.0 and v3.1u1) from the launch icon on Mac OSX 10.8.2.

When launching from the icon, the splash screen comes up and then the Data Chooser window. But the splash screen never goes away and the Display Window never appears.

When I run the script /Applications/IDV_4.0/runIDV from a terminal, it works properly.

I am running the following version of java:

java version "1.6.0_41"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_41-b02-445-11M4107)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.14-b01-445, mixed mode)

I could certainly use the IDV launching from a terminal, but the launch icon is more handy.

Any other Mac users having similar issues?

Warmest Regards!


On 3/7/13 3:00 PM, Julien Chastang wrote:
Hi again.

The release notes link below should be:

The IDV Development Team

On 3/7/13 2:54 PM, Yuan Ho wrote:
Hi All-

A new version of IDV 4.0 is available for download at:

New features since the 3.1u1 release include:

System Changes:
    Latest netCDF-Java 4.3 library
    New minor version of Java 6

Display Changes:
    Grid Trajectory Display
    Contour labeling frequency

Data Changes:
    Non standard calendars

For further information, see the release notes at:

Please report any problems to support-idv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

The IDV Development Team

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