>From: Anthony Rockwood - MSCD Meteorology <address@hidden> >Organization: MSCD >Keywords: 199903102301.QAA25452 McIDAS ROUTE PP BATCH Tony, >Is it correct that McIDAS-X post-process batch files will run even though >a McIDAS session is not running, Yes, but you have to set up things so they can run. >but that batch files run by the scheduler will not? The scheduler will not run unless you have a McIDAS session running, so processes to be run by the scheduler will not run without a McIDAS session. >For example, I made a batch file to generate a surface map and >I put an entry in the scheduler to run it each hour. I can watch it run >when I'm running McIDAS, but once I exit out, it doesn't. Right. You could write a script to do the surface plot and run it from cron, but that would not give you anything UNLESS you saved the display to a GIF (tm) that you then viewed later with some other tool. Tom
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