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[IDV #BXF-835860]: scale bars / lat-long boxes in IDV



> No, I typed that incorrectly in my email, it should be latlonlabels.
> It still doesn't work... any suggestions?  Thanks for your help.
> 
> cheers
> colin

Hi Colin,
    I created a test bundle and isl for you, basically copy the isl from the 
user guide. You can save these two files in the same directory, and run the 
IDV. To the ISL into the IDV, you can do:

File > open, and select the isl file, it will generated the same image as 
attached. The latlon values in the image may not be right, you can always 
adjust those values in the isl.

By the way, if your IDV is very old version, it may not working. This maybe why 
you are getting the unknown tag error. If so, please update the software.


Yuan
> 
> On May 16, 2011, at 6:48 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> 
> >> Hello Yuan,
> >>
> >> I followed your instructions and saved the bundle, edited the ISL
> >> script to point to that filename, and now it is giving me a different
> >> error.
> >>
> >> Unknown tag:latlonlables
> >
> >
> > It should be "latlonlabels", is your typing correct?
> >
> >
> > Yuan
> >>
> >> Any advice? Thanks.
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >> Colin
> >>
> >> On May 13, 2011, at 5:39 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> >>
> >>>>> OK, thanks.  I downloaded the ISL file in the user guide.  When I
> >>>>> try
> >>>>> to open the ISL file within my current project, or within a newly
> >>>>> started IDV session, I get this message:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> An error occurred:java.io.IOException: Could not load
> >>>>> resource:/Users/user/Desktop/test.xidv
> >>>>> error:java.io.FileNotFoundException:
> >>>>> Unable to open:/Users/user/Desktop/test.xidv
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Any ideas what's going on here?  Thanks.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Cheers
> >>>>> Colin
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On May 11, 2011, at 4:14 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>> Hello,
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Thanks for creating IDV, it is a really helpful tool.  I only
> >>>>>>> have a
> >>>>>>> couple small problems I've come across, mostly cosmetic.  I'm
> >>>>>>> hoping
> >>>>>>> you can help.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> When saving images for figures, I cannot find a way to include a
> >>>>>>> map
> >>>>>>> scale bar (distance in km), directional arrows (N, S, E, W) or a
> >>>>>>> bounding box around the view that has the latitude and longitude
> >>>>>>> in
> >>>>>>> regular intervals marked and labeled.  Journals are insisting on
> >>>>>>> these
> >>>>>>> details and I don't want to have to move everything over to
> >>>>>>> ArcGIS to
> >>>>>>> add them, if I could do it easily in IDV.  Either I cannot find
> >>>>>>> how
> >>>>>>> to
> >>>>>>> include this in the view, or maybe IDV doesn't have it yet.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Any ideas?  thanks.
> >>>>
> >>>> You need to create a bundle after setting up your display in the
> >>>> map view window, File > Save as, and then edit the ISL script to
> >>>> point to the bundle you saved.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Yuan
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Cheers,
> >>>>>>> Colin
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Hi Colin,
> >>>>>> Thanks for your feedback of the IDV.
> >>>>>> I don't think we can do the map scale bar at this moment. It is
> >>>>>> probably something the IDV can get from the WMS if the background
> >>>>>> is
> >>>>>> from the WMS too. But the current release, the default background
> >>>>>> is
> >>>>>> built in. I will need to do some more research on this.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> The lat/lon marked and labeled on the bounding box can be done
> >>>>>> with the ISL script, we have a document available in the User
> >>>>>> guide.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> "http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/docs/userguide/isl/ImagesAndMovies.html
> >>>>>> "
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> and search for the "Add lat/lon labels to an image".
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Colin Beier, Ph.D.
> >>>>>>> Research Ecologist
> >>>>>>> Adirondack Ecological Center & Huntington Wildlife Forest
> >>>>>>> Department of Forest & Natural Resources Management
> >>>>>>> SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
> >>>>>>> http://www.esf.edu/aec/beier/beier_lab/MAIN.html
> >>>>>>> voice: 518.582.4551 x106
> >>>>>>> fax: 518.582.2181
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Ticket Details
> >>>>>> ===================
> >>>>>> Ticket ID: BXF-835860
> >>>>>> Department: Support IDV
> >>>>>> Priority: Normal
> >>>>>> Status: Open
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Colin Beier, Ph.D.
> >>>>> Research Ecologist
> >>>>> Adirondack Ecological Center & Huntington Wildlife Forest
> >>>>> Department of Forest & Natural Resources Management
> >>>>> SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
> >>>>> http://www.esf.edu/aec/beier/beier_lab/MAIN.html
> >>>>> voice: 518.582.4551 x106
> >>>>> fax: 518.582.2181
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>> Hi Colin,
> >>>   Attached is something I am experimenting, can you provide some
> >>> feedback?
> >>>
> >>> Yuan
> >>>
> >>> Ticket Details
> >>> ===================
> >>> Ticket ID: BXF-835860
> >>> Department: Support IDV
> >>> Priority: Normal
> >>> Status: Open<latlonscale.gif>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: BXF-835860
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Open
> >
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: BXF-835860
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open

Attachment: latlon.xidv
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Attachment: latlon.isl
Description: Binary data

Attachment: test.png
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