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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