Hi Don, Sorry I didn't follow up on this sooner. Did you ever have a chance to check this against a visible satellite loop? If not, I can check it out and see about making idv.capture.gif.useGlobalTable=true the default. Sean > Sean- > > I checked in some code that allows me to "fix" this by setting the property: > > idv.capture.gif.useGlobalTable=true > > The problem is that the exising code uses a different lookup for each > image in the gif, which is what I suspected. Setting this property to > true makes the GIF use the first image in the loop as the global lookup > table which stops the jittering. However, I'm not sure what this will > do if you have a set of images that have drastic color changes (e.g. a > visible sat loop going from dawn to day where the first image is dark). > I'll run some tests to see what happens. Right now, the behavior has > not changed from before because the property is set to false in > idv.properties. > > Don > > On 2/1/12 4:28 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote: > > Hi Don, > > > > I'm currently having fun in the colorbar code right now, so I'll check this > > out too. > > > > Sean > > > >> If you save a movie as an animated GIF from an IDV display that has a > >> color bar in it, the color bar flickers. I think this is because the > >> color scaling on each individual frame is slightly different and the > >> range that the AnimatedGifEncoder is using doesn't take this into > >> account. I don't have time to look into this, but if someone at Unidata > >> (Sean?) could, that would be great. > >> > >> See example at: > >> > >> http://motherlode.ucar.edu/repository/entry/show/RAMADDA/IDV+Community+Resources/Examples/Climate+Attribution/Scenario+Comparison?entryid=09daf6ac-793e-4939-bdfd-4ef4b24fd7df > >> > >> Don > >> -- > >> Don Murray > >> NOAA/ESRL/PSD and CIRES > >> 303-497-3596 > >> http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/people/don.murray/ > >> > >> > > > > > > Ticket Details > > =================== > > Ticket ID: CVS-551537 > > Department: Support IDV > > Priority: Normal > > Status: Open > > > > -- > Don Murray > NOAA/ESRL/PSD and CIRES > 303-497-3596 > http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/people/don.murray/ > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: CVS-551537 Department: Support IDV Priority: Critical Status: Open
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