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[IDV #SUW-646999]: Geotiffs in IDV

Hi, Adam

We have had some staffing changes here at Unidata, and so I am afraid the 
information you have on GeoTIFFs is current. Basically, better GeoTIFF support 
is still on the todo list :-\


> Full Name: Adam Houston
> Email Address: address@hidden
> Organization: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
> Package Version: 2.8a1
> Operating System: Linux
> Hardware:
> Description of problem: Looks like this topic has come up on a couple of 
> occasions and each time the resolution is basically that IDV doesn't do 
> geotiffs well.  Since it's been about a year since the last post and since I 
> have had some limited success opening a geotiff with IDV I thought it would 
> be worth another post.
> I'm attempting to open a geotiff in IDV.  Opening it as a "3 color RGB" fails 
> with the error "Cannot execute method: decodeAsRenderedImage".  Opening it as 
> "grid data" produces a display that appears to be correctly geolocated but 
> the data values are the color values and so the display is difficult to 
> interpret.  If I had a color table that matched the color value to the 
> correct color then it wouldn't matter that the "3 color RGB" option fails.  
> Any suggestions?

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: SUW-646999
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open

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