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PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:34 pm 
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The legend doesn't match the map color gradient perfectly (as far as the eye's ability to discern, the red end is closer to 80:)), but it is very close. The script changes the color to a light gray at 100 and then white at 110.

Legend (use in place of a logo in Fusion):
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Example chart (settings=smoothing coefficient of .35, two smoothing passes and barnes):
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A less smoothed example (smoothing coefficient of .35, one smoothing pass and barnes) you'll notice that the light gray is now picked up just off the SW Oregon coast - and a more accurate depiction of winds is also now available over central MN into the Dakotas:
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Script:
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:66:255 GRTN=30 VKNT WSPD HGHT H300
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=246:66:255 GRTN=31
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=226:66:255 GRTN=32
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=206:66:255 GRTN=33
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=186:66:255 GRTN=34
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=166:66:255 GRTN=35
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=146:66:255 GRTN=36
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=126:66:255 GRTN=37
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=106:66:255 GRTN=38
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=86:66:255 GRTN=39
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:85:255 GRTN=40
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:105:255 GRTN=41
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:115:255 GRTN=42
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:135:255 GRTN=43
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:155:255 GRTN=44
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:175:255 GRTN=45
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:195:255 GRTN=46
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:215:255 GRTN=47
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:235:255 GRTN=48
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:255 GRTN=49
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:240 GRTN=50
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:220 GRTN=51
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:200 GRTN=52
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:180 GRTN=53
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:160 GRTN=54
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:140 GRTN=55
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:120 GRTN=56
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:100 GRTN=57
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:80 GRTN=58
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:66 GRTN=59
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=86:255:66 GRTN=60
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=106:255:66 GRTN=61
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=126:255:66 GRTN=62
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=146:255:66 GRTN=63
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=166:255:66 GRTN=64
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=186:255:66 GRTN=65
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=206:255:66 GRTN=66
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=226:255:66 GRTN=67
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:255:66 GRTN=68
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:235:66 GRTN=69
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:225:66 GRTN=70
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:205:66 GRTN=71
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:185:66 GRTN=72
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:165:66 GRTN=73
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:145:66 GRTN=74
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:125:66 GRTN=75
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:105:66 GRTN=76
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:85:66 GRTN=77
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:66:66 GRTN=78
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:46:46 GRTN=79
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:26:26 GRTN=80
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:0:0 GRTN=90
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=192:192:192 GRTN=100
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:255:255 GRTN=110
analyze,STRM WIND COLOR=255:187:221 HGHT H300
analyze,CONT COLOR=0:0:0 HILO HGHT H300 LINE=2
PRODUCT,PLF,300

You can resize the legend if you want, I know it looks rather "stark" on an 800X600 map!

Here is the color gradient without text:
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 12:06 am 
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Nice work Pat :)

Would be nice if we could use different logos/legends for different maps. I suppose for now we could use transparent overlays for each script but it`s a pain.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 12:28 am 
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Yeah, I brought that up on the Fusion part of the forum - under the logo bug post. Maybe that can be added in a future patch??

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 Post subject: Re: your new script
PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 7:51 am 
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Hey Pat:

I've got to hand it to you for coming up with some great scripts! My only question is how to add the legend to the finished map. I'd also like to create a logo to add with a script for my charts. Any thoughts?

Again, great work my man!!!

Randy


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2006 3:16 am 
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Thank god Tim added a PNG module to Fusion. We certainly couldn`t have made such colourful maps on the old DAWS without creating huge bmp or fuzzy jpeg images!!

Hey Pat, while you`re on a roll with these scripts. How about a colorfill mslp/isobars script? :wink:

Randy, you add the legend/logo in preferences - annotations. At the moment, you can only use one logo for all maps. As Pat said in another thread, hopefully Tim can add the logo/legend command to scripting.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 12:02 am 
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britbob wrote:
Thank god Tim added a PNG module to Fusion. We certainly couldn`t have made such colourful maps on the old DAWS without creating huge bmp or fuzzy jpeg images!!

Hey Pat, while you`re on a roll with these scripts. How about a colorfill mslp/isobars script? :wink:

Randy, you add the legend/logo in preferences - annotations. At the moment, you can only use one logo for all maps. As Pat said in another thread, hopefully Tim can add the logo/legend command to scripting.


Bob, you could run something like this for North America on this particular day:

analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:66:255 GRTN=995.5 slpr
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=246:66:255 GRTN=996
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=226:66:255 GRTN=996.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=206:66:255 GRTN=997
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=186:66:255 GRTN=997.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=166:66:255 GRTN=998
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=146:66:255 GRTN=998.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=126:66:255 GRTN=999
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=106:66:255 GRTN=999.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=86:66:255 GRTN=1000
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:85:255 GRTN=1000.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:105:255 GRTN=1001
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:115:255 GRTN=1001.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:135:255 GRTN=1002
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:155:255 GRTN=1002.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:175:255 GRTN=1003
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:195:255 GRTN=1003.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:215:255 GRTN=1004
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:235:255 GRTN=1004.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:255 GRTN=1005
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:240 GRTN=1005.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:220 GRTN=1006
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:200 GRTN=1006.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:180 GRTN=1007
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:160 GRTN=1007.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:140 GRTN=1008
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:120 GRTN=1008.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:100 GRTN=1009
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:80 GRTN=1009.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=66:255:66 GRTN=1010
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=86:255:66 GRTN=1010.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=106:255:66 GRTN=1011
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=126:255:66 GRTN=1011.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=146:255:66 GRTN=1012
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=166:255:66 GRTN=1012.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=186:255:66 GRTN=1013
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=206:255:66 GRTN=1013.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=226:255:66 GRTN=1014
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:255:66 GRTN=1014.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:235:66 GRTN=1015
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:225:66 GRTN=1015.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:205:66 GRTN=1016
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:185:66 GRTN=1016.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:165:66 GRTN=1017
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:145:66 GRTN=1017.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:125:66 GRTN=1018
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:105:66 GRTN=1018.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:85:66 GRTN=1019
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:66:66 GRTN=1019.5
analyze,OVER FILL COLOR=255:46:46 GRTN=1020
analyze,HILO CONT CINT=4 LINE=2 SLPR

I just entered some values (I didn't pay any attention to max and min stuff). Pressures as you know isn't static, so a color fill script that is won't always be representative...unless of course the values always neatly fit within a set range (relative humidity, excluding supersturation, that never goes above 100% is a good example of what I'm getting at)

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 Post subject: Re: your new script
PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 12:12 am 
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severe storm_forecaster wrote:
Hey Pat:

I've got to hand it to you for coming up with some great scripts! My only question is how to add the legend to the finished map. I'd also like to create a logo to add with a script for my charts. Any thoughts?

Again, great work my man!!!

Randy


Randy,

Bob does some great work regarding site logos..so he would be the one to ask for help.

Pat


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 2:14 am 
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Thanks Pat,

A few tweaks, as I prefer the standard 4mb increment. The azores high show up nicely below.....

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I should spend more time on scripting!! I`m full of a cold at the moment :(


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 2:19 am 
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Randy,

Just create a transparent overlay and import it. You`ll need one for each analysis. For example here`s what I`m doing on my 500mb plots map. The analysis info is displayed along the top, then I just added my own logo along the bottom left.

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 Post subject: Re: legends
PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 8:20 am 
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Hi Bob:

Perhaps you can contact me offlist, about creating legends for my charts.
Just email me at: forecaster@charter.net
Thanks.

Randy


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