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[IDV #BER-596188]: probe time series improvements



> > > Full Name: bill fingerhut
> > > Email Address: address@hidden
> > > Organization: lyndon state college retired
> > > Package Version: 2.9u2 build date:2010-12-03 08:14 UTC
> > > Operating System: Windows XP
> > > Hardware: Java: home: C:\Program Files\IDV_2.9u2\jre version: 1.6.0_20 
> > > j3d:1.5.2 fcs (build4)
> > > Description of problem:
> > >
> > > I am currently looking at 2 height-time displays and a data probe/time
> > > series. I believe everything is displayed according to the documentation;
> > > however, I would like to suggest a couple of possible improvements.
> > >
> > > First, the 2 height-time displays share the same geographic point
> > > (lat,lon). I don't see how to make the probe time series share this
> > > location. Is it now possible ?
> 
> Hi Bill,
> The sharing of the geo location of two probe point is possible in the IDV, 
> you need to turn the share in the display control panel. Edit > Sharing > 
> Sharing On.
> > >
> > > Second, the probe in the probe time series is easily customized via a
> > > menu. I.e., the color and size can easily be changed. I don't see the
> > > same capability with the height-time display. The color can be changed
> > > by changing the selector color, but I don't see how to make the size of
> > > the probe different. Can this be done ?
> 
> No, the size of the probe can not be changed.
Bill,

Sorry for this wrong information, the probe size can be changed. In the display 
control of the probe, Edit > Properties > Probe, you can change the size and 
shape, or you can do View > Probe >Size > Increase.


Yuan
> 
> > >
> > > Third, the time labels in the probe/time series are quite long - they take
> > > a lot of space, which reduces the number of time labels possible. The
> > > time format looks like the default in user preferences? Could we use
> > > the same time format used in the height-time display (day/hour)? I think
> > > this would help the appearance quite a bit.
> > >
> 
> This feature needs to be added, I will put it in the todo list.
> 
> 
> Yuan
> > > Just trying to help !
> >
> > Hi Bill,
> > Many Thanks for these improvement suggestions, I will check the source code 
> > after AMS to see how much work will involved to make these improvements.
> >
> > Yuan
> > >
> > >
> >
> 


Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: BER-596188
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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