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[IDV #SSC-922139]: IDV v2.9u1: Startup error again



Dave,

Thanks for the warm welcome.

I am going to review your feature request with the IDV team. Stay tuned.

-Julien

> 
> On Sep 23, 2010, at 1:36 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> 
> > We discovered some problems with the OS X installer that should hopefully 
> > be fixed in the nightly version release of the IDV.
> >
> > Please try again with the installer from the nightly release downloads: 
> > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/downloads/idv/nightly/index.jsp
> >
> > This action should solve Java3D related problems.
> 
> Julien,
> 
> A belated welcome to Unidata! I'm relieved to see that IDV remains supported 
> and in competent hands with you and Yuan.
> 
> Your fix seems to be successful--thanks for getting on it!
> 
> While I'm at it, I have a request. When the IDV starts, it always opens a Map 
> View window on top of the Dashboard, and the default tab selected in the 
> Dashboard is the Displays tab. As an initial interface for naive users (say, 
> an intro to meteorology lab class for nonmajors), I have bundles prepared and 
> accessible via the Quicklinks menus. At the moment, the best I can do is make 
> these bundles accessible in four or [better] five clicks, which is probably 
> two more than is ideal: (1) Start the IDV; (2) click on the Dashboard window 
> behind the Map View window to bring it to the front; (3) click on the 
> Quicklinks tab; and (4) click on the link to the desired bundle, or [better] 
> (4) click on a category in the Quicklinks menu and (5) click on the desired 
> bundle within that category.
> 
> I'd love to be able to eliminate steps (2) and (3), and have the IDV open 
> with the Map View window closed or otherwise out of the way, leaving the 
> Dashboard in front, and with the Quicklinks tab selected already.
> 
> There doesn't seem to be any way accessible to the user to configure the IDV 
> this way.
> 
> -- Dave
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Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: SSC-922139
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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