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[IDV #ZZH-972869]: Extra Folders



Matt,

Glad it worked out. We all learned something.

Best,

Unidata IDV Support

> You are my new best friend! Thank you very much!
> 
> 
> Matt
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Unidata IDV Support [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Friday, February 26, 2016 16:10
> To: Matthew Muscato <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Subject: [IDV #ZZH-972869]: Extra Folders
> 
> Matt,
> 
> I get it now. This is a problem with the data and variable variable names -- 
> if you see what I mean.
> 
> But, no problem, IDV to the rescue (I did not know this was possible myself).
> 
> Try parameter aliases that look like this:
> 
> \\*/u-component_of_wind_height_above_ground
> \\*/v-component_of_wind_height_above_ground
> 
> Those two leading backslashes before the wildcard are the key to making this 
> work
> so don't forget them.
> 
> Let us know how it goes.
> 
> Best,
> 
> Unidata IDV Support
> 
> 
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have uploaded the file.
> >
> >
> > Matt
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Unidata IDV Support [mailto:address@hidden
> > Sent: Friday, February 26, 2016 15:00
> > To: Matthew Muscato <address@hidden>
> > Cc: address@hidden
> > Subject: [IDV #ZZH-972869]: Extra Folders
> >
> > Matt,
> >
> > Please upload your data file here:
> >
> > http://motherlode.ucar.edu/repository/alias/idvupload
> >
> > so I can replicate your poor user experience.
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Unidata IDV Support
> >
> > > Thank you for the reply.
> > >
> > > I understand it saves from one session to the next but what happens if I 
> > > have a new GRIB file with different lat/lon and number of points? That 
> > > folder name will be different and I'll have to add the alias again for 
> > > this one. Is there a way I could do a wildcard or something that would 
> > > catch all the cases that have this extra folder?
> > >
> > > Matt
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Unidata IDV Support [mailto:address@hidden
> > > Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2016 22:15
> > > To: Matthew Muscato <address@hidden>
> > > Cc: address@hidden
> > > Subject: [IDV #ZZH-972869]: Extra Folders
> > >
> > > Matt,
> > >
> > > I mostly understand your question and I see what you mean about the
> > > extra folders and the fact that it is cumbersome to always define 
> > > parameter
> > > aliases. At any rate, I think what you are looking for is the Tools -->
> > > Parameter Alias Editor so that your aliases are saved from one session to 
> > > the
> > > next.
> > >
> > > https://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/docs/userguide/tools/AliasEditor.html
> > > https://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/docs/workshop/config/ParameterAliasEditor2.html
> > >
> > > Let us know how it goes.
> > >
> > > Best,
> > >
> > > Unidata IDV Support
> > >
> > > > Full Name: Matt Muscato
> > > > Email Address: address@hidden
> > > > Organization: Weather Routing, Inc.
> > > > Package Version: 5.2 build date:2015-08-26 18:19 UTC
> > > > Operating System: Windows 7
> > > > Hardware: Java: home: C:\Program Files\IDV_5.2\jre version: 1.8.0_45 
> > > > j3d:1.6.0-pre9-daily-experimental daily
> > > > Description of problem:
> > > >
> > > > Hello,
> > > >
> > > > I have a grib2 file that has wind and wave data in it. They are 
> > > > different
> > > > resolutions so it puts them into these "folders" that show the LatLon
> > > > and resolution. It makes it very difficult to remember to put in an
> > > > alias for my u and v components so that I can plot true wind barbs and
> > > > other derived parameters. Is there any way to disable this extra 
> > > > "folder"?
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Ticket Details
> > > ===================
> > > Ticket ID: ZZH-972869
> > > Department: Support IDV
> > > Priority: Normal
> > > Status: Closed
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: ZZH-972869
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Closed
> >
> >
> 
> 
> Ticket Details
> ===================
> Ticket ID: ZZH-972869
> Department: Support IDV
> Priority: Normal
> Status: Open
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: ZZH-972869
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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