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[IDV #KMX-834734]: View changes with Satellite imagery

Dear Patrick,

I provide a couple responses below:

> Full Name: Patrick Barrett
> Email Address: address@hidden
> Organization: Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology
> Package Version: 4.0u1 build date:2013-03-29 18:10 UTC
> Operating System: Windows 8
> Hardware: Java: home: C:\Program Files\IDV_4.0u1\jre version: 1.6.0_43 
> j3d:1.5.2 fcs (build4)
> Description of problem:
> Good day, on loading satellite imagery I notice that the display map
> changes to more of a globe view (2D globe view not 3D) and I have no clue
> to to get it to return to the normal map view. This returns, however,
> whenever I add a new display, is there a way to change the view back to
> normal without having to load data.

I am not exactly sure what you mean by normal but you can go to the 
Projections-->Predefined menu and make a selection, say "CONUS" which may be 
what you are used to.

> Also I was using the 2 panes view
> to compare actual vs model data of isobars at surface. The first will
> display correctly but when the second pane is loaded with the other
> data the first is distorted showing a series of straight zonal lines,
> any idea why? And how can I solve it. I loaded on a second set of data
> (the satellite imagery mentioned above) and it returned to normal though..

The best here may be to provide us with an example image of what you are seeing 
(View-->Capture-->Image, and send the image as an attachment). There are a few 
different scenarios that can explain what you are observing. These straight 
lines can be an artifact of the Barnes Objective Analysis. You can try 
experimenting with the "Gridded Parameters" as described here: 

Best Wishes,

Unidata IDV Support

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: KMX-834734
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed

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