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6240RE: [aprsisce] Re: Shapes / ShowMe! (Dev 2011/02/01 00:44)

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  • Fred Hillhouse
    Feb 1, 2011
      I created a APRSIS32 sub-directory called NWS-SHP and put everything in it. But it really could be anywhere and called anything if you wish.
       
      Fred, N7FMH
       
       


      From: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com [mailto:aprsisce@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Mike Besemer (WM4B)
      Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 16:29
      To: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [aprsisce] Re: Shapes / ShowMe! (Dev 2011/02/01 00:44)

       

      Are you putting them into the same directory as the .exe file?  Mine are in a subdirectory.

      Mike

      WM4B

      From: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com [mailto:aprsisce@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Fred Hillhouse
      Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 4:28 PM
      To: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [aprsisce] Re: Shapes / ShowMe! (Dev 2011/02/01 00:44)

       

      Hi Mike,

      If you haven't, unzip all files into your folder. That fixed it for me. I had only the SHP and DBF files but added the SHX and PRJ.

      Best regards,

      Fred


      From: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com [mailto:aprsisce@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Mike Besemer (WM4B)
      Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 16:24
      To: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [aprsisce] Re: Shapes / ShowMe! (Dev 2011/02/01 00:44)

       

      Same here, Lynn. 

      I’ll send my XML file direct.

      73,

      Mike

      WM4B

      From: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com [mailto:aprsisce@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Fred Hillhouse
      Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 9:08 AM
      To: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [aprsisce] Re: Shapes / ShowMe! (Dev 2011/02/01 00:44)

       

      "Show Me" shuts down APSRISI32. When I restart it, the ALL is checked.

      Best regards,

      Fred


      From: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com [mailto:aprsisce@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of n1naz
      Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 06:38
      To: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [aprsisce] Re: Shapes / ShowMe! (Dev 2011/02/01 00:44)

       

      Also be aware that if you do a "show me", the NWS/All gets checked, be sure to un-check when your done(if you want to).

      --- In aprsisce@yahoogroups.com, "Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr)" <kj4erj@...> wrote:

      >
      > Ok, so I went and
      did it. Here's another Development release with lots
      > of NWS and
      Shapefile stuff to play with. You can read the details
      > below, but
      personally I think the Configure / NWS Shapes / ShowMe is the
      > coolest
      one. If you have shapefiles loaded, then center the main map
      > somewhere
      and hit that menu option. Not only will one or more
      > MultiTrack windows
      open for each shape that might involve the screen
      > center point, but
      they'll also auto-zoom to show the entire shape! And
      > the shapes come
      with nice bold borders now too.
      >
      > Don't be surprise, however, to
      see the shapes go pale gray in a short
      > time. That's when my
      internally-generated object hits its expiration
      > time and goes to a
      Killed status. If it's not still centered somewhere,
      > the entire object
      will disappear. But it will remain in gray in the
      > popup that had it
      until you either close that MultiTrack or start
      > following some other
      station.
      >
      > This same auto-zoom feature is now the default
      behavior for Configure /
      > NWS / Popup MultiTrack windows as well. And
      you can now choose what
      > pops up based on Always, Only New and suppress
      any that don't include a
      > defined area (shape or multiline). You can
      also now suppress
      > notifications (message or MultiTrack) at the NWS
      Product level in
      > Configure / NWS / Notify Products. In that menu you
      also get a sneak
      > peek at the symbol used for the product as well as the
      "line code" which
      > currently sets the color and line style as described
      at
      >
      href="http://www.aprs-is.net/WX/MultilineProtocol.aspx.">http://www.aprs-is.net/WX/MultilineProtocol.aspx.
      >
      > Don't panic if the filled areas disappear when you pan the map. This is
      > by design and brings panning performance back to where I'm comfortable
      > with it. As soon as you stop panning (release the mouse button), the
      > shapes will reappear.
      >
      > There's some other stuff below,
      some of which is protecting the program
      > from people that down-grade (go
      back to earlier versions) which can
      > introduce issues due to automatic
      XML format upgrades. This release
      > does LOTS of that, but it now also
      automatically saves the previous
      > version .XML file similar to how the
      About updater saves the previous .EXE.
      >
      > Let me know if you find
      any bugs in this pretty quickly as I'd like to
      > get it committed and out
      to the General Release because of the filter
      > bug that is fixed within
      it. Besides, the Release Notes is already
      > quite substantial in such a
      short time.
      >
      > Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows
      Mobile and Win32
      >
      > Define APDUxx as U2APRS for Android
      >
      (http://aobajoke.no-ip.org/~ja7ude/japanese/u2aprs10/indexe.html)
      >
      > Mark NWS objects Killed rather than simply purging them away on
      expiration.
      >
      > Correct bust that allowed followed killed objects
      to disappear rather
      > substantially fade until they're no longer
      needed.
      >
      > Shaped areas that are killed but centered in a
      MultiTrack will turn
      > light gray until they're not centered anymore. If
      you look at the
      > station info popup, it will say "KILLED
      OBJECT".
      >
      > NWS shapes are now included in Station popup
      menu
      >
      > Corrected black on black station in scrolling station logs
      when NWS
      > alerts are processed. (Recursion is such an ugly word,
      especially when
      > it's unexpected)
      >
      > If too many
      MultiTracks are open when an NWS alert is received and
      > Configure / NWS
      / Popup MultiTrack is checked, it just quietly ignores
      > the problem. It
      used to complain for every one generating LOTS of
      > message boxes
      overnight.
      >
      > When manually panning a window, remove the multiline
      objects to
      > (dramatically) improve pan responsiveness. Area fills will
      re-appear
      > when the pan operation is complete (ie. when you release the
      mouse button).
      >
      > Fixed Configure / Ports / APRS-IS to actually
      use the Enable, QuietTime,
      > Callsign and Comment (even though the latter
      two are non-changeable)
      >
      > Change station info popup relative
      distance/bearing to FromCtr and
      > FromME instead of opposite (Julian
      G4ILO)
      >
      > Add outline to the shapes so that I can see if some of
      them are actually
      > TOO transparent. Please let me know the object ID if
      you see one like
      > that, particularly Australia's Flood areas.
      >
      > Configure / NWS Shapes / ShowMe will popup individual shapes that
      > include, or are near, the screen center of the main window when the
      menu
      > option is selected.
      >
      > Replace Track(ObjectID) with
      the description of the shape for test
      > shapes and better describe
      shape-expanded NWS objects.
      >
      > Title of windows "following" an NWS
      object (like the tests and
      > auto-popups from Configure / NWS / Popup
      MultiTrack) are more informative.
      >
      > Configure / NWS Shapes now
      supports unchecking individual files. I need
      > to add a prompt to ask if
      you're only disabling or would like to remove
      > the file from the
      list.
      >
      > Whenever a version change is detected, the pre-upgraded
      XML files is
      > saved as .XML.yyyymmddhhmm where yyyymmddhhmm is the
      previous version
      > string that should match a saved
      .EXE.yyyymmddhhmm.
      >
      > If the program detects a version downgrade,
      it will warn you that some
      > settings may be lost. This is due to the
      non-downgrade-compatible XML
      > configuration upgrades that may have
      occurred. Proceed at your own risk.
      >
      > Corrected bust in shape
      optimizer that was causing not all of the
      > "rings" to draw. This was
      particularly evident in QLC111. You should
      > see lots more detail in AUS
      shapes now.
      >
      > Don't pop up an already-expired NWS object.
      WXSVR-AU does LOTS of these
      > for some reason. I'm not sure how long they
      keep transmitting the
      > NWS-CANCLs.
      >
      > Force a filter of
      m/0 if no other filter is required (Julian G4ILO)
      > (Adam KB8VOM)
      >
      > Configure / NWS / Popup MultiTrack now has Always and New options.
      > "Always" will create or focus MultiTracks for NWS objects. "New" will
      > only do this for a newly created object.
      >
      > Support
      suppressing NWS Popups unless they describe an Area (multiline
      > or
      shapefile). This avoids consuming a bunch of redundant MultiTracks
      > for
      single point objects.
      >
      > New (possibly temporary)
      Packets(Internal) trace log as well as INT (vs
      > RF or IS) flagging in
      both the Transmit and Packets logs. This will
      > make identification of
      internally-generated packets a bit easier, in
      > case I ever need to know
      such a distinction.
      >
      > Transmit when "T" is pressed on the
      keyboard (assuming the main map
      > window is focused, otherwise Windows
      won't tell me you even hit a key).
      > (Alan N6VUD)
      >
      > New
      Configure / NWS / Notify Products to individually disable the
      > various
      known NWS Products (http://www.aprs-is.net/WX/ProdCodes.aspx and
      >
      href="http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/products.php">http://wxsvr.aprs.net.au/products.php) from triggering message
      > notifications and MultiTrack popups. Eventually
      you'll be able to
      > configure more stuff on each Product than just the
      enable like color,
      > line style, symbol, -IS to RF
      IGate...
      >

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