Now that you have seen that the import went fine, you will show the minimum and maximum temperature and precipitation in a plot.
- Go back to the
- In the right-hand side window, where you selected Point Data, select
Point Data Plot.
- Then click the
The IDV Map View window reappears with a colored cross, marking the location of the loaded data.
- To be able to create a plot, click the cross in the Map View window,
- Then return to the Dashboard (in the Map View window, you can choose from the File menu, Windows, Dashboard).
In the Dashboard, make sure the Text Point Data - Point data layer is selected on the left-hand side, and make sure you are on the Displays tab.
A little below the Displays tab, you see 4 other tabs: Layout, Times, Plot and Filters. Go to the Plot tab. You will see an empty plot as below.
- First, click the little Expand icon at the bottom left. The plot will now automatically scale with the size of the whole window.
- Next, right-click the field
Max_temp(scroll a bit through the fields at the bottom of the window), then choose Add to chart.
- Repeat for the fields
By default, IDV chooses the optimum ranges by itself for each variable/field. As the Max_temp field and the Min_temp fields contain comparable values, we want to set an identical range for the axes of these fields.
- Right-click the
Max_tempfield again, choose
Chart Properties, and set the
Rangeto Min: 0 and Max: 50.
- Repeat for the
Min_tempfield, and set the same values for the range.
- If you wish, and in the same manner, you can change the colors of the lines in the plot.Question:
What is the default range for the
To change the default title of the plot:
- right-click the plot itself, choose
Propertiesand set the title of the plot to Amreli 2004.
Your final plot may look as follows:
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