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4.4.6 Image Capture
In this section we will cover how to capture images within the IDV.
  1. If you have nothing displayed then load in the bundle that we previously created.
  2. Select the View->Capture->Image... menu item from the map view's menu bar. The File Dialog will popup.
  3. The IDV requires that the window you are capturing an image in is not obscured. Move any other windows out of the way.
  4. You can save an image as a jpg, gif or png. Make sure you are in the directory /home/idv. Enter the name workshop.jpg. Click Save.
  5. Let's capture the whole window. This time from the File Dialog enter wholewindow.png and select the Whole Window button on the left.
  6. The IDV treats image files as yet another data source. Load in the newly created images by:
  7. Since images are not geo-located we can only display the image in the Omni Control. Create this display.
  8. Now, let's save off this image as a Google Earth kmz file.
  9. The IDV can also read in Google Earth kml/kmz files.

 


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