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[IDV #TOS-300800]: Transect View Question



> Yes I know how to do this, but this doesn't correct the transect display to 
> start and end at these points. This just changes the transect drawing tool, 
> and not the transect display (which won't adjust to start and end at these 
> points, even after changing them).
> 

Yes, you can do it. Assuming you have two end points in the corrected 
positions, you can now use the right mouse button to move left or right to do 
the adjustment.

Yuan
> V/R,
> 
> Stefan
> 
> Stefan Cecelski
> Ph.D. Candidate and Graduate Research Assistant
> AOSC Department: University of Maryland College Park
> 2343 Computer and Space Sciences Building(CSS #224)
> 703.801.1370
> address@hidden
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Jan 10, 2012, at 3:16 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> 
> >> Full Name: Stefan Cecelski
> >> Email Address: address@hidden
> >> Organization: University of Maryland
> >> Package Version: 3.0u2 build date:2012-01-10 08:07 UTC
> >> Operating System: Mac OS X
> >> Hardware: Java: home: 
> >> /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home version: 
> >> 1.6.0_29 j3d:1.5.2 fcs (build4)
> >> Description of problem: Hello,
> >>
> >> Is there any way to make a transect view automatically adjust its length 
> >> to match a new transect created by the transect drawing tool? Right now, 
> >> the only features for changing the transect view are zooming in/out, 
> >> dragging the display and changing the vertical scale. It would be much 
> >> better to have the transect display set the "B" of a custom transect at 
> >> "0km" with the end of the display being the "E" from the custom transect. 
> >> It would be nice to have the transect display bounded by this distance 
> >> with the ability to change the vertical scale locked for this distance. 
> >> Right now, trying to make the B and E of a custom transect 0km and the end 
> >> of the transect display is impossible, as I am spending nearly all my time 
> >> trying to edit aspect ratios.
> >>
> >
> >
> >> For example, attached is a transect display created from a custom 
> >> transect. What would be wanted is that the start point of the custom 
> >> transect (19.55N 14.40N) be at distance = 0km and the end point of the 
> >> transect (5.001N 10.47W) be the end of the transect (for this example, 
> >> somewhere like 1750km) automatically, without me trying to drag the 
> >> display around or editing the aspect ratio.
> >>
> > It is possible to specify two end points in the transect control. In the 
> > "Transect Drawing Control" window, select the tab "Shapes", and double 
> > click on the transect, another window popup, and select the Points tab in 
> > this window, and click on the lat/lon point to over write the lat/lon value.
> >
> > Hope this help.
> >
> > Yuan
> >
> >> This make it easier to understand the cross-section displays, since they 
> >> are properly 'clipped' where the user intended on placing the 
> >> cross-section. Right now, extra information is being shown that doesn't 
> >> need to be. Furthermore, the display needs some sort of vector magnitude 
> >> marker, depicting the relationship between vector length and wind speed. 
> >> Obviously the longer the arrow the stronger the wind, but there is no 
> >> quantitive comparison for vector length and windspeed. This goes for all 
> >> display that support vectors.
> >>
> >> V/R,
> >>
> >> Stefan
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: TOS-300800
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Closed
> >
> 
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: TOS-300800
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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