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[IDV #CMK-802593]: color scale labels



Hi Bill-
> No, I did not edit the bundle. I chose a font size of 8, since that is
> the smallest value,
> turned the visibility on, did not like the result, turned the
> visibility off, and saved the
> bundle.

Okay.  I don't know how it could have gotten set to 0, but perhaps that was a 
bug in the alpha version.
 
> Thanks for adding the option to omit labels.

No problem.

> BTW, I wanted to show only colors from the middle of the color bar, so
> I cut and
> pasted an image using an image editor and the drawing tool. A little
> extra work,
> but I have what I want. Since the end product is for public
> consumption, I am
> trying to omit anything that might confuse the average person  ;-)Â (in this 
> radar
> color bar I am omitting the dbz labels, the low value colors that are
> transparent,
> and the high dbz colors that never occur in Vermont). It is for the
> Fairbanks
> Museum web site; and Mark Breen will be at the AMS national meeting next
> week, so you might look for your old buddy.

Thanks for the heads up.  Tell him to drop by the UCP booth.   I'll be there 
off and on.

Don Murray

> The font is Arial, Bold, 8 pt. It was set with the color scale property
> dialog;
> 
> 
> 
> In the bundle, the font size is 0.  The chooser defaults to the first in the 
> list (8).  Until you change it, the size does not get updated.
> 
> So, the question is, "how did it get set to 0?".  Since the font size dialogs 
> are not editable, I don't see how this could happen programmatically.  In 
> your attempt to hide the labels, did you edit the bundle and set the size to 
> 0?
> 
> I added an option to the color scale dialog to turn off the labels.  It will 
> be in the next nightly build.
> 
> Don Murray
> 
> 
> 
> Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> 
> Hi Bill-
> 
> 
> 
> Full Name: bill fingerhut
> Email Address: address@hidden
> Organization: lyndon state college retired
> Package Version: 2.8a1 build date:2009-11-03 08:08 UTC
> Operating System: Windows XP
> Hardware: Java: home: C:\Program Files\IDV_2.8a1\jre version: 1.6.0_13 
> j3d:1.5.2 fcs (build4)
> Description of problem:
> 
> The color scale associated with an image display of radar composite
> reflectivity is behaving strangely.
> 
> I'm starting with a bundle created with version 2.8a1 . It displays as
> I would expect.
> 
> If I go to the radar composite display properties ---> color scale and
> check the visibility box and apply, the color bar appears, but without
> labels. I did not expect the labels to be missing. ???
> 
> If I change the pixel height and apply, the labels appear. If I choose
> the original height and apply, the labels still appear. So, I suspect
> something is wrong. ???
> 
> 
> 
> What is the font and the initial font size?  Is this from your preferences
> or is it from setting the View properties?
> 
> 
> 
> The really wierd aspect of this is that I want to omit the color scale
> labels. And I don't see a "correct way" to accomplish this. ???
> 
> 
> 
> There's no way to turn off the labels at present.
> 
> Ticket Details
> ===================
> Ticket ID: CMK-802593
> Department: Support IDV
> Priority: Normal
> Status: Open
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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> The Fingerhuts
> Saint Johnsbury, Vt, 05819
> 
> email: address@hidden
> 
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> 
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> 
> Ticket Details
> ===================
> Ticket ID: CMK-802593
> Department: Support IDV
> Priority: High
> Status: Closed
> 
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> 
> 
> --
> The Fingerhuts
> Saint Johnsbury, Vt, 05819
> 
> email: address@hidden
> 
> 
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: CMK-802593
Department: Support IDV
Priority: High
Status: Closed


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