Re: newbie questions

John J Brecht wrote:
> 
> I have a few general questions:
> 
> Vector data -
> 
> Is there support for displaying vector data in VisAD?  If not, is there
> anyone who has managed to pull it off?  If not, is there anyone who
> could point me in the right direction (i.e. should I just create a VisAD
> LineStripArray) ?
> 

I have a field that looks like
(lat,lon,lev) --> (uwind,vwind)

I display it as vectors by mapping to Display.Flow1X and Display.Flow1Y:
    display.addMap(new ScalarMap(uwind, Display.Flow1X));
    display.addMap(new ScalarMap(vwind, Display.Flow1Y));

I also have a bit of code that gives me a VisADLineArray given a length
and direction. I imagine there is something better in VisAD that does
this so I am eagerly awaiting other responses.

Hope this helps,
Doug

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