IVE Help


INTRODUCTION
Overview of IVE: gives a general overview of IVE
The IVE Widget Interface: describes the layout and functionality of the IVE widget interface


CREATING READABLE DATA SETS
IVE DataFormat: describes the structure of the netCDF files that can be read and utilized by the default IVE transforms
Writing NetCDF Files for IVE: discusses how to write IVE compatible netCDF files from FORTRAN code
Writing Transforms for IVE: describes how to write subroutines allowing IVE to plot data on curvilinear meshes or calculate complex derived fields


PRODUCING A PLOT
Plotting a Temperature Profile on a Skew T, Log P Diagram: describes procedures for creating a Skew T, Log P profile of a temperature field
Producing a 1D Scalar Plot: provides instructions for plotting scalar fields in one dimension
Producing a 2D Scalar Plot: provides instructions for plotting scalar fields in two dimensions
Producing a Vector Plot: describes procedures for plotting vector fields in IVE
Mouse Slicing and Line Drawing: describes procedures for slicing datasets and drawing lines on plots using the mouse as well as othe mouse and keyboard controls.
Arbtrary Slicing: describes procedures for modifying arbitrary slices through datasets. See Mouse Slicing first.


CUSTOMIZING THE PLOT
Color Fill: discusses procedures for controlling the color fill options for IVE plots
Custom Lines: describes how to alter color contour settings in IVE plots


LOOPING
Looping: discusses how to create, view, and dump IVE loops


COMPUTING DIAGNOSTIC FIELDS
Diagnostic Computations Using the Command Line: lists the operations that may be performed at the IVE command line to compute new diagnostic fields
Diagnostic Computations Using the Subroutine CALC_FIELD: provides instructions for programming new diagnostic fields with the CALC_FIELD subroutine


STREAMLINING YOUR IVE SESSION
Environment Variables: describes how to customize and streamline your IVE session by setting UNIX environment variables


GLOSSARY OF INDIVIDUAL IVE COMMANDS
IVE Commands: contains instuctions on specific IVE commands that can be entered at the IVE command line