Hi Ben- > Using the link you gave me, I was able to change Info.plist and that did the > trick. Thank you! Glad that worked. > Yes, I was looking at the performance tuning page when trying to make those > changes earlier. Okay. I've updated that in the nightly build. > Thanks also for the info regarding subsetting METAR data. I'll give that a > shot next time I go to save some data. Let me know if that doesn't work. I'm not sure if you are doing any coastal work, but the latest nightly build allows you to select ship/buoy reports as well. We hope to make a beta release this week. Don Murray > address@hidden> wrote: > > > Hi Ben- > > > > > I tried to increase the memory allocation for IDV_2.7.u2 on my Intel > > > Core2Duo Mac (2.66 GHz, running OS10.6.2, 4 GB DDR3 1067 MHz memory), > > > following the instructions on Help (changing -Xmx512m to some higher > > number > > > (e.g. -Xmx1024m)) > > > > If you are using the IDV item in the installation directory to start the > > IDV instead of the runIDV script, you'll need to edit that PIF file. See > > the instructions at: > > > > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/docs/userguide/Faq.html#memory > > > > Were you looking at the performance tuning page? I guess I need to update > > that to reference the mac specific stuff. If it was another page, please > > let me know which one and I'll get that updated as well. > > > > > Though I tried upgrading it to 1024 and even 1536, the memory indication > > at > > > the bottom on my IDV window is still indicated as "533". > > > > My guess is that you are using the IDV link instead of running runIDV. > > > > > Do you have any other ideas? Things are really sluggish at times, > > > especially when redrawing or expanding the window. I am loading a lot of > > > data at once (satellite, radar, surface observations, time-series > > aircraft > > > data). > > > > > > One other subject that I'd like to ask about. Is it possible to subset > > the > > > region of coverage for requested METAR data. It seems that I always have > > to > > > get the whole world when I only need something like Kansas and Missouri. > > > > If you are accessing METAR data from the Surface Observations chooser, once > > you load in the data, you can subset it. Uncheck the Create Display option > > on the chooser and > > then after the data source is loaded, you can set the subset area using the > > Data Source properties, or the Data Subset panel in the lower right portion > > of the Field Selector. You can also set the layout model rather than use > > the default at that point. > > > > Don Murray > > > > Ticket Details > > =================== > > Ticket ID: XKS-763145 > > Department: Support IDV > > Priority: Normal > > Status: Open > > > > > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: XKS-763145 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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