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10.2.6 GUI - Copying Images and Grids
Now that you are familiar with loading and displaying images and grids, you will learn how to copy images and grids.

Copying Images

The image copy GUI has four different tabs which you can use to specify different aspects of the copy command.


  1. Create a local dataset MYDATA/TESTING using position numbers 51 to 60.

    Select: File/ADDE Servers

    Double Click: MYDATA

    Click: Add Local Entry

    Enter: TESTING under Descriptor, Test Images under Description, 51 under Start Position, and 60 under End Position

    Click: OK and exit both ADDE GUI windows.

  2. Copy a GOES-West full disk image to the local directory MYDATA/TESTING.

    Select: Copy/Image

    Click: Copy Single Image

    Select: Source Dataset/WEST/FD

    Select: the second image in the list/OK

    Select: Destination Dataset/MYDATA/TESTING/OK

    In the Band tab, click: Band 4

    In the Size and Magnification tab, slide: Line Mag = -10

    Click: Copy and Dismiss

  3. Next, display the image you just copied on frame 2. Display a white map over the image.

    Select: Display/Image

    Select: Select Frame/ALL FRAMES/2

    Select: Dataset/MYDATA/TESTING

    Click: Today's images

    Click: Display Map on Image

    Click: Configure Map

    Select: Map Color/White

    Click: Select

    Click: Load and Dismiss

 


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