4.0.0 Using the Data Source Chooser
The Data Source Chooser is used to load data sets into the IDV.
Data Source Chooser Window
The Data Source Chooser has tabs for selecting the different
of data that the IDV can display. Let's examine the features of
- Start the IDV
- Open the
Data Source Chooser.
- There is a tab for loading in each of the types of data that
the IDV supports. Click through each of the tabs to
see what is there. We will examine each tab in more
detail in the subsequent exercises.
- For the purposes of this section, we will load in a
netCDF file of Eta model data from disk.
Click on the
- Use the
File selector chooser
to navigate to the
- Select the
file and click the
Add Source button.
- At this point, the IDV reads in enough metadata from the
data source to populate the fields in the
- Now, we'll look at the
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