Stefan, More below. > Full Name: Stefan Cecelski > Email Address: address@hidden > Organization: University of Maryland > Package Version: 2.9u4 build date:2011-05-17 16:18 UTC > Operating System: Mac OS X > Hardware: Java: home: > /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home version: > 1.6.0_24 j3d:1.5.2 fcs (build4) > Description of problem: Hi all, > > Is there any data auto-update feature in IDV? It would be nice if IDV could > 'ping' the data server every so often to check if new data is available. This > is especially true for radar data, in which new images come out every 5 > minutes. Right now, I have to manually reload the data every five minutes to > get the latest radar image. A useful feature to have would be to have a > preference in which the user tells IDV to ping the server every 'X' # of > minutes for a specific data set that is open. Yes, this is already available. Look in the Data Source, Properties menu (right-click the data source in the Field Selector). There you will find options for updating the radar data. In general, this is a very useful menu for all Data Sources. > Another suggestion I have is with regards to color tables. Can you make an > option that a color table will automatically show up on the image? Right now, > you have to go through properties to turn the color table 'on' to be visible. > Maybe you can make it an option in the view tab under the preferences menu, > similar to how the display list defaults are listed? We will have to review your color table suggestion and see where it can fit given limited time and resources. -The IDV Development Team PS We still have spaces available for the IDV workshop. :-) Contact Tina, address@hidden Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: CXU-141885 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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