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[IDV #EZH-812048]: csv file parameters



> Couple of questions:
> 
> 1-I didn't see anything that resembles lightning strength which is in KA 
> unit. Can I add a new physical quantity?

Yes.
> 
> 2-How do I display lightning data? From the documents I read, it says to 
> contact you guys. I wanted to see the lightning data displayed so that I can 
> get an idea of what it looks like.
> 

I am not sure which document you are referring, can you also send me a sample 
file?


Yuan
> Thanks again for all your help.
> 
> 
> --- On Mon, 9/13/10, Unidata IDV Support <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > From: Unidata IDV Support <address@hidden>
> > Subject: [IDV #EZH-812048]: csv file parameters
> > To: address@hidden
> > Cc: address@hidden
> > Date: Monday, September 13, 2010, 12:37 PM
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I'm using the index header on my csv file so that I
> > don't have to set the fields in the Text Point Metadata Gui
> > and instead, have IDV display the data automatically. But
> > even if I didn't do that and used the metadata gui, I still
> > need to know what parameter matches with what field from the
> > point data. For example, for a lightning flash data, there
> > are two fields called strength and number of strokes. What
> > would be the parameter name and unit that I should use when
> > setting them in the metadata gui? What about cloud coverage
> > field from a Metar point data?
> > > So basically what I need is a list of all the
> > parameters for point data that IDV recognizes and a brief
> > description of what they are so I know which field they
> > match to. Hopefully this is a better description of my
> > problem. Thanks again, I appreciate your help.
> >
> > Hi Sung Jin,
> > Â Â ÂÂÂIf I understand your
> > question correctly this time, what you want is to add these
> > parameters to the Alias table of the IDV. If so, you can use
> > the editor: Tools > Parameters Alias Editor, to add them
> > to the User aliases table. This can do the match you are
> > expecting.
> > Let me know if you need more help.
> >
> > Yuan
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --- On Fri, 9/10/10, Unidata IDV Support <address@hidden>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > From: Unidata IDV Support <address@hidden>
> > > > Subject: [IDV #EZH-812048]: csv file parameters
> > > > To: address@hidden
> > > > Cc: address@hidden
> > > > Date: Friday, September 10, 2010, 3:15 PM
> > > > > Hi,
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm trying to display surface observation
> > data
> > > > (Ex:Metar, Lightning, OMO,
> > > > > MotionVector, etc) using IDV. My data is in
> > xml format
> > > > so I'm trying
> > > > > to convert it to csv since IDV supports csv
> > files. I
> > > > was wondering if
> > > > > there is a document somewhere that have a
> > list of all
> > > > the parameters and
> > > > > their respective units that can be included
> > in a csv
> > > > file. And also,
> > > > > what they map to. For example:
> > parameter=Latitude,
> > > > unit=degrees, maps
> > > > > to= wind speed in a Metar report
> > parameter=SPD,
> > > > unit=m/s, maps to =
> > > > > wind speed in a Metar report
> > > > >
> > > > > I was able to figure out some of the
> > parameters and
> > > > what they map
> > > > > to but some of them I just have no idea
> > which data
> > > > they map to like
> > > > > wxc1,wxc2,P24,PCP,PSL,ZCL1,CIGC,CC1 and so
> > on.
> > > >
> > > > Hi Sung Jin,
> > > > Â Â I think I don't fully understand your
> > > > question here. There is not any mapping you need
> > to worry
> > > > about for the CSV point data, we do require the
> > lat, lon,
> > > > and time for each point, and you don't need to
> > include
> > > > parameter name and unit, unless you know how to
> > set up the
> > > > index header. Here is the url for the point
> > data:
> > > >
> > > > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/docs/workshop/datadisplays/point/TextPointData.html
> > > >
> > > > let me know if you need more help.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Yuan
> > > > > I appreciate any help you can give me,
> > Thanks again.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Ticket Details
> > > > ===================
> > > > Ticket ID: EZH-812048
> > > > Department: Support IDV
> > > > Priority: Normal
> > > > Status: Closed
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: EZH-812048
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Closed
> >
> >
> 
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Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: EZH-812048
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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