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[IDV #EGK-579028]: Plotting lightning data from text file



Alexa,

Great, glad it worked out.

Best,

Unidata IDV Support

> Many thanks for your help. This worked, and it looks awesome. -Alexa
> 
> address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > Hi Alexa,
> >
> > You'll have to do a small bit of work in the layout editor to achieve this
> > objective. The problem is your data do not contain a parameter associated
> > with
> > lightning bolt layout model.
> >
> > After you have selected the Bolts layout model, please edit this layout
> > model.
> > Do this by choosing the edit option under the layout model selection in
> > the same
> > area where you selected the Bolts lightning model. This action will bring
> > forth
> > a Layout Model Editor dialog. (Double?) click on the small lighting symbol
> > there.
> >
> > This will bring forth another dialog where the parameter will be listed as
> > "LIGHTNING".  You will need to change this to "Time".
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Unidata IDV Support
> >
> > > Full Name: Alexa Van Eaton
> > > Email Address: address@hidden
> > > Organization: Arizona State University
> > > Package Version:
> > > Operating System:
> > > Hardware:
> > > Description of problem:
> > >
> > > Hi IDV Support, I've been able to successfully plot a text file of
> > > lightning strokes defined by time, lat, lon. Everything plots fine using
> > > 'Location' as the layout model, but if I try to use Lightning-->Bolts
> > > or -->'Fade by time', no symbols actually show up in the animation. Am
> > > I missing a required field in the text file to be able to plot these
> > > points as lightning?
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: EGK-579028
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Closed
> >
> >
> 
> 
> --
> Alexa Van Eaton, Ph.D.
> Mendenhall Research Fellow
> U.S. Geological Survey
> David A. Johnston Cascades Volcano Observatory
> Vancouver, Washington
> Office (360) 993 8921
> https://profile.usgs.gov/avaneaton
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: EGK-579028
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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