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


It sounds like a Java 3D issue. Did you install the JOGL for all users or just for your user id? If the latter, are you running IDV from the same account? If you open a terminal window, cd into the installation directory and run the runIDV script by hand. That way you should see any error messages print to the screen.


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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