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[IDV #VRM-168678]: IDV 5.2: Visualization Errors



> > Thank you Unidata Support.  I understand how to convert between other file
> > formats and postscript, however, I believe it will reduce the image quality
> > in this manner.
> >
> > The best would be to produce a native postscript file from the software,
> > and I remember being able to do this using IDV in the past.  I am not
> > understanding why I cannot do this anymore.
> >
> > Thank you for your continued assistance on this matter.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Patrick
> 
> Hi Patrick,
> I have no problem to produce the ps file from your bundle and data. See the 
> attachment.  Not sure why you failed.
> 
> 
> Yuan

It turns out to be something related to the window system, I can reproduce this 
in an old window 7 machine. I will see if I can find an solution
for you.

Yuan


> >
> > On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 3:14 PM, Unidata IDV Support <
> > address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> > > Patrick,
> > >
> > > I have not looked at your bundle, but if your goal is to generate a .ps
> > > file
> > > the best way may simply be to export the PNG, and use another tool to
> > > convert to .ps file.
> > >
> > > Best,
> > >
> > > Unidata IDV Support
> > >
> > > > Hello Yuan and Unidata Support,
> > > >
> > > > Sorry for the delayed response to your request.  Attached is my bundle
> > > and
> > > > the simple gridded file (same directory as bundle) I was using to plot
> > > some
> > > > maps and save as .ps images.   I can successfully capture a .jpg file
> > > > however.
> > > >
> > > > Thank you for the help,
> > > >
> > > > Patrick
> > > >
> > > > P.S.
> > > >
> > > > This is the error I get when trying to capture the .ps file, and then it
> > > > 'unchecks' all of the plan views in the legend on the right.
> > > >
> > > > java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException: 27804
> > > > at
> > > >
> > > javax.media.j3d.GeometryArrayRetained.getColor(GeometryArrayRetained.java:5424)
> > > > at javax.media.j3d.GeometryArray.getColor(GeometryArray.java:3733)
> > > > at visad.bom.SceneGraphRenderer.plot(SceneGraphRenderer.java:1683)
> > > > at visad.bom.SceneGraphRenderer.plot(SceneGraphRenderer.java:1282)
> > > > at visad.bom.SceneGraphRenderer.copyGroup(SceneGraphRenderer.java:1046)
> > > > at visad.bom.SceneGraphRenderer.copyGroup(SceneGraphRenderer.java:1029)
> > > > at visad.bom.SceneGraphRenderer.copyGroup(SceneGraphRenderer.java:1029)
> > > > at visad.bom.SceneGraphRenderer.copyGroup(SceneGraphRenderer.java:1029)
> > > > at visad.bom.SceneGraphRenderer.copyGroup(SceneGraphRenderer.java:1029)
> > > > at visad.bom.SceneGraphRenderer.copyGroup(SceneGraphRenderer.java:1029)
> > > > at visad.bom.SceneGraphRenderer.copyGroup(SceneGraphRenderer.java:1029)
> > > > at
> > > >
> > > visad.bom.SceneGraphRenderer.copyVisadDisplay(SceneGraphRenderer.java:960)
> > > > at visad.bom.SceneGraphRenderer.render(SceneGraphRenderer.java:367)
> > > > at visad.bom.SceneGraphRenderer.plot(SceneGraphRenderer.java:415)
> > > > at
> > > >
> > > ucar.unidata.idv.VectorGraphicsRenderer.makeImage(VectorGraphicsRenderer.java:299)
> > > > at
> > > >
> > > ucar.unidata.idv.VectorGraphicsRenderer.<init>(VectorGraphicsRenderer.java:121)
> > > > at ucar.unidata.idv.ViewManager.doSaveImage(ViewManager.java:6069)
> > > > at ucar.unidata.idv.ViewManager.doSaveImage(ViewManager.java:5913)
> > > > at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
> > > > at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
> > > > at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
> > > > at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
> > > > at ucar.unidata.util.Misc$2.run(Misc.java:1215)
> > > > at ucar.unidata.util.Misc$3.run(Misc.java:1243)
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 1:51 PM, Unidata IDV Support <
> > > > address@hidden> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > > Thank you very much, as these fixes seem to remedy the issue.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > However, when trying to capture the image as a postscript .ps file,
> > > I now
> > > > > > get the following error:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > doSaveImage
> > > > > > java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Can you help me with this issue as well?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thank you,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Patrick
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Patrick,
> > > > >       I can not reproduce your error, maybe you can send me your
> > > bundle to
> > > > > test locally.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Yuan
> > > > > > On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 7:08 PM, Unidata IDV Support <
> > > > > > address@hidden> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > Patrick,
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > In addition to what has been suggested thus far (if that does not
> > > work)
> > > > > > > try:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Dashboard -> Edit -> Preferences -> System - Uncheck Enable
> > > geometry by
> > > > > > > reference
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > After making the change, exit and relaunch the IDV to make the
> > > change
> > > > > take
> > > > > > > effect.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > See if that makes a difference, or try both solutions and let us
> > > know
> > > > > the
> > > > > > > outcome.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Best,
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Unidata IDV Support
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Dear Unidata IDV Support:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > I am getting visualization errors when viewing simple maps in
> > > IDV
> > > > > 5.2.
> > > > > > > > > When viewing a simple U.S. map with U.S. counties layer turned
> > > on,
> > > > > I
> > > > > > > see:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > [image: Inline image 1]
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Then, when viewing a simple WRF file, and overlaying the
> > > terrain
> > > > > height
> > > > > > > > > variable at a 100 m contour interval, I see further erroneous
> > > maps:
> > > > > > > > > [image: Inline image 2]
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Can you help me determine the root of this issue?  I have just
> > > > > > > installed
> > > > > > > > > the latest IDV 5.2 for my Windows 7 64-bit machine.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Thank you,
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Patrick
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > > > Patrick C. Campbell, Ph.D., CCM
> > > > > > > > > Postdoctoral Research Scholar
> > > > > > > > > Air Quality Forecasting Lab
> > > > > > > > > Department of Marine, Earth, and
> > > > > > > > > Atmospheric Sciences
> > > > > > > > > North Carolina State University
> > > > > > > > > 2800 Faucette Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27695
> > > > > > > > > Campus Box 8208
> > > > > > > > > Jordan Hall 1135
> > > > > > > > > 919-515-9771 (office)
> > > > > > > > > 307-760-5178 (mobile)
> > > > > > > > > address@hidden
> > > > > > > > > NCSU-AQFL-CV
> > > > > > > > > <
> > > http://www.meas.ncsu.edu/aqforecasting/Patrick_Campbell_2014.html
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Linked-In Profile
> > > > > > > > > <
> > > http://www.linkedin.com/pub/patrick-campbell-ph-d-ccm/71/a39/9b9>
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Hi Patrick,
> > > > > > > > The visualization error you experienced has something to do with
> > > the
> > > > > > > video card driver, we do have a fixed available by installing
> > > > > > > > a plugin, go to: Tools > Plugin Manager, and expand the Bug 
> > > > > > > > Fixes
> > > > > icon,
> > > > > > > double click on the + symbol, and then restart the IDV.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Let me know if this can not fix your problem.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Yuan
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Ticket Details
> > > > > > > ===================
> > > > > > > Ticket ID: VRM-168678
> > > > > > > Department: Support IDV
> > > > > > > Priority: Normal
> > > > > > > Status: Closed
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > Patrick C. Campbell, Ph.D., CCM
> > > > > > Postdoctoral Research Scholar
> > > > > > Air Quality Forecasting Lab
> > > > > > Department of Marine, Earth, and
> > > > > > Atmospheric Sciences
> > > > > > North Carolina State University
> > > > > > 2800 Faucette Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27695
> > > > > > Campus Box 8208
> > > > > > Jordan Hall 1135
> > > > > > 919-515-9771 (office)
> > > > > > 307-760-5178 (mobile)
> > > > > > address@hidden
> > > > > > NCSU-AQFL-CV
> > > > > > <http://www.meas.ncsu.edu/aqforecasting/Patrick_Campbell_2014.html>
> > > > > > Linked-In Profile
> > > > > > <http://www.linkedin.com/pub/patrick-campbell-ph-d-ccm/71/a39/9b9>
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Ticket Details
> > > > > ===================
> > > > > Ticket ID: VRM-168678
> > > > > Department: Support IDV
> > > > > Priority: Normal
> > > > > Status: Open
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Patrick C. Campbell, Ph.D., CCM
> > > > Postdoctoral Research Scholar
> > > > Air Quality Forecasting Lab
> > > > Department of Marine, Earth, and
> > > > Atmospheric Sciences
> > > > North Carolina State University
> > > > 2800 Faucette Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27695
> > > > Campus Box 8208
> > > > Jordan Hall 1135
> > > > 919-515-9771 (office)
> > > > 307-760-5178 (mobile)
> > > > address@hidden
> > > > NCSU-AQFL-CV
> > > > <http://www.meas.ncsu.edu/aqforecasting/Patrick_Campbell_2014.html>
> > > > Linked-In Profile
> > > > <http://www.linkedin.com/pub/patrick-campbell-ph-d-ccm/71/a39/9b9>
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Ticket Details
> > > ===================
> > > Ticket ID: VRM-168678
> > > Department: Support IDV
> > > Priority: Normal
> > > Status: Closed
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Patrick C. Campbell, Ph.D., CCM
> > Postdoctoral Research Scholar
> > Air Quality Forecasting Lab
> > Department of Marine, Earth, and
> > Atmospheric Sciences
> > North Carolina State University
> > 2800 Faucette Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27695
> > Campus Box 8208
> > Jordan Hall 1135
> > 919-515-9771 (office)
> > 307-760-5178 (mobile)
> > address@hidden
> > NCSU-AQFL-CV
> > <http://www.meas.ncsu.edu/aqforecasting/Patrick_Campbell_2014.html>
> > Linked-In Profile
> > <http://www.linkedin.com/pub/patrick-campbell-ph-d-ccm/71/a39/9b9>
> >
> >
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: VRM-168678
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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