Introduction to the IDV GUI
In this section, we will examine some of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) features of the IDV.
Navigating (Zooming, Panning and Rotating) the Display Window
The mouse and keyboard can be used to zoom, pan and rotate the view in the
The Main IDV Menu
In this exercise, we explore some of the items in the main menu bar of the IDV.
The View and Projections Menus
In addition to the main menu bar, each
Changing Background Maps
The IDV is distributed with a set of maps of varying resolution and coverage. You can change the maps being displayed in any
In this section we will cover how to create and edit map projections.
Exiting the IDV
Exiting the application is easy.
Starting the IDV with Java Web Start
You can also start the IDV through the Java Web Start program.