>From: "Anderson, Alan C. " <address@hidden> >Organization: St. Cloud State >Keywords: 200401201901.i0KJ1Fp2003168 Hi Alan, >We are having a problem with this command executing on our terminals. =20 >It happens using either the GUI or command line. =20 GUI or MCGUI? >The command fails if we enter a simple lat long pair as the beginning >and ending point of the line. UACROSS is touchy about specification of the Lat,Lon pairs and the corrider width keyword. If the end points chosen are not close to a raob station, then it gets confused about where to start the cross section. Increasing the corridor width usually takes care of that problem. > UACROSS '30 100 55 100' ...... > >Using the GUI, 30 100 was entered in the top box, 55 100 in the >lower. > >I checked to set the time back to 12 Z. >The command usually runs ok if we use station ID's for the beginning >and ending points, but then as it is executing the following error window >pops up: > String "?LONS" not written > >Also, on the solaris terminal window (in the background) the following >appears: > bgerror failed to handle background error > String: "?LONS" not written > error in bgerror: grab failed: another application has grab This is caused by the same thing. >From reading the help on UACROSS, it seems we should be able to use a >lat long pair (eg. 25 90) Yes. >To define the beginning and ending points of the line, and then the >corridor width (bottom item in the >GUI box) uses any station within that distance of the line. Yes. >What do you think may be our problem ? The error about ?LONS not being defined should be rectified by you running the following from the McIDAS command prompt: TENTER "UNIMENU.DEF >Thanks If you continue to have problems, I will look into this in more detail. I will be out of the office tomorrow (Thrusday), and in meeting Friday until noon. I can get to it after that. Tom -- NOTE: All email exchanges with Unidata User Support are recorded in the Unidata inquiry tracking system and then made publically available through the web. If you do not want to have your interactions made available in this way, you must let us know in each email you send to us.
NOTE: All email exchanges with Unidata User Support are recorded in the Unidata inquiry tracking system and then made publicly available through the web. If you do not want to have your interactions made available in this way, you must let us know in each email you send to us.