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[IDV #LNI-268663]: IDV "Show Viewpoint Toolbar"



> I am returning to this email string because the problem has not been
> resolved.  When plotting a 3D surface of the Brightness Temperature of the
> water vapor channel, it can shade the 3D surface just fine, but when
> tilting the 3D surface to be viewed from the side, it is just a 2D plane.
> 
> Here is how I make the 3D surface.
> 
> - Load up a water vapor dataset from any satellite in the data chooser.
> - In the Field Selector, click on "Formulas" > Miscellaneous > Any Field
> > 3D Surface > Color-shaded Parameter as Topography > Create Display.
> - Select the water vapor dataset you have loaded, then dig down to the
> "Brightness Temperature".  Double-click to load.
> 
> Once the image is loaded, I typically check the "Shade Colors" box to make
> sure I have a 3D image.  Then upon tilting the camera angle, nothing is
> actually three-dimensionalized.  I would like to use this for a module we
> are making at COMET currently, but this hasn't been working since
> December.  Please tell me what can be done to make this work.
> 
> Thanks.
> Bryan

Bryan,
      I repeated your procedures and it works fine. 
      Not sure how you can not get the 3D display. It should be ok to do the 
"Shade Colors" after the 3D image created.
      You can call my office if you need help.

Yuan
> 
> address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > > Yuan,
> > > I am attaching the bundle here, but I think I have solved one of the
> > > problems.  It seems that the keyboard shortcuts along with mouse actions
> > > have changed for tilting the view.  It used to be right-click to tilt the
> > > view around, but now it seems to be hold shift and move the mouse.  That
> > > doesn't help the "Viewpoint Toolbar" issue, but does solve some of the
> > > problems I was seeing.
> > >
> > > The attached bundle is a 3D water vapour image that has changed with the
> > > most recent update to 5.0u3.  It used to have a much more pronounced
> > > vertical distribution or elevation to it, but now it is really limited
> > down
> > > to a much smaller scale, something like 2-5 times less dramatic.
> > >
> > > See the attached bundle to see what happens for you.
> > >
> > > Thanks for the reply.
> > > Bryan
> > >
> >
> > Bryan,
> >       I think this bundle is somehow corrupted, it probably easier to
> > create a new bundle than going through this bundle line by line to fix it.
> >
> >
> > Yuan
> > > address@hidden> wrote:
> > >
> > > > > Support staff,
> > > > >
> > > > > I am using IDV to display 3D surfaces from a favorite bundle.  It
> > works
> > > > > fine on load and the view gets shifted based on the bundle
> > instructions,
> > > > > but once the data is loaded and I want to tilt the surface up or down
> > > > more
> > > > > the right-click (I'm on a mac) and drag doesn't tilt the view
> > anymore.
> > > > > I also noticed the "Viewpoint Toolbar" doesn't show up anymore
> > despite
> > > > > having turned it on and off in the preferences.  I had 5.0u2 and
> > hoped
> > > > > 5.0u3 would have this problem fixed, but it doesn't.  Can this be
> > > > > corrected in the near future or do I need to roll back to 5.0u1?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks.
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Bryan Guarente
> > > > > Instructional Designer/Meteorologist
> > > > > The COMET Program
> > > > > Boulder, CO
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > Bryan,
> > > >       Could you send the bundle to us for testing locally?
> > > >
> > > > Yuan
> > > >
> > > > Ticket Details
> > > > ===================
> > > > Ticket ID: LNI-268663
> > > > Department: Support IDV
> > > > Priority: Normal
> > > > Status: Open
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Bryan Guarente
> > > Instructional Designer/Meteorologist
> > > The COMET Program
> > > Boulder, CO
> > >
> > >
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: LNI-268663
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Open
> >
> >
> 
> 
> --
> Bryan Guarente
> Instructional Designer/Meteorologist
> The COMET Program
> Boulder, CO
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: LNI-268663
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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