>To Don Middleton: Actually, it's Don Murray. We get confused all the time. ;-) > Following the instructions on how to make a display with IDV I get this far > with G11.20090602.0715.nc but no further: > > (Embedded image moved to file: pic15890.gif) I ran the file with my version of IDV 2.7u2 and got the attached display. Does the map show in your Region tab, like in mine? > IDV recognizes the file has 2d grids but provides no choices for making a > display. It seems like something is wrong with the IDV installation. Here are a couple of things to try: 1) install the latest version (2.8u1) and see if you still have problems. Make sure it installs to a different directory. 2) If that doesn't work (or if you can't upgrade), try renaming the IDV resources directory: - rename the .unidata/idv/DefaultIdv directory under your user account to DefaultIdv.bak - start the IDV, load in the file and see if you get the displays to show up when you click on a field. If that works, then there is a problem with one of the preferences stored in the IDV resources directory. Have you customized the IDV with a plugin or by changing the preferences (possibly removing the displays in the Preferences->Available Displays tab)? Don Murray > From: "Unidata IDV Support" <address@hidden> > > To: address@hidden > > Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden > > Date: 03/17/2010 04:50 PM > > Subject: [IDV #QAW-317402]: Can't get IDV 2.7u2 to image a gridded field > in a netCDF file that (I think) > has data stored with best practices > > > > > > > Hi James- > > > The version is IDV 2.7u2 with build date 2009-08-26 16:33 UTC. > > I just tried opening the file that Angie sent (G11.20090602.0715.nc.gz) > in IDV 2.7u2 and it worked. I had to set the Data Source Type to be > Grid Files (netCDF/GRIB/OPeNDAP/GEMPAK) since the IDV doesn't understand > the .gz suffix. Alternatively, if I gunzip the file, the IDV will > recognize the unzipped file as a grid. > > What error are you seeing if this still does not work for you? > > Thanks for your patience. > > Don Murray > > > "Unidata IDV Support" <address@hidden> wrote on 03/17/2010 > > 03:54:39 PM: > > > > > From: > > > > > > "Unidata IDV Support" <address@hidden> > > > > > > To: > > > > > > address@hidden > > > > > > Cc: > > > > > > address@hidden, address@hidden, > address@hidden > > > > > > Date: > > > > > > 03/17/2010 03:54 PM > > > > > > Subject: > > > > > > [IDV #QAW-317402]: Can't get IDV 2.7u2 to image a gridded field in a > > > netCDF file that (I think) has data stored with best practices > > > > > > > Hi, > > > > > > > > Would you let me know that you've received the data file and you're > > able > > > > to read it, please? Thank you. > > > > > > > > > > > Hi Angie, > > > Yes we did get the file (the G11.20090602.0715.nc) > > > > > > I have no problem loading it into the IDV (i.e., the gunzipped file) > > > and displaying it. > > > What version of the IDV are you using? If an older version why don't > > > you try getting > > > the latest release. > > > > > > -Jeff > > > > > > > > > Ticket Details > > > =================== > > > Ticket ID: QAW-317402 > > > Department: Support IDV > > > Priority: Critical > > > Status: Closed > > > > > > > > > > Ticket Details > =================== > Ticket ID: QAW-317402 > Department: Support IDV > Priority: Critical > Status: Open > > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: QAW-317402 Department: Support IDV Priority: Critical Status: Open
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