Re: [guide-user] Update posted: other fixes

tom Apr 18, 2013

Bill,

with this new rev. I still can't seem to get any information about
extended objects like globulars or galaxies using the right-click/more
info option. It brings up data about nearby stars instead. I'm not sure
whether I'm doing something wrong...

Tom

On 4/17/2013 10:35 PM, Bill Gray wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> Some other issues that were corrected in this update :
>
> As was mentioned on this list earlier, globular clusters were being shown
> incorrectly. In particular, when clicking on 'more info', you would get
> all sorts of info about the wrong object! This is fixed.
>
> Jari Suomela mentioned that when you entered a FITS time, the data could be
> misinterpreted. '2013-04-10T03:14:15.9', for example, should always be
> interpreted as April 10th. But if Guide's default is day/month order, it
> would be interpreted as October 4. This is fixed. (If you just type in
> '4 10', though, Guide will go back to using whatever order you've specified
> in the Time Format dialog.)
>
> Still no idea on the planet bitmap failure. I made some alterations that
> _may_ fix things, but am not confident of this. If you're still not seeing
> planet maps, I'd ask that you check the moon, Mars, and Venus to see if
> _all_ maps are missing, or just some. If Venus still lacks maps (there should
> be a radar one and a cloud one), then I'd ask you to visit
>
> http://www.projectpluto.com/new.htm#venus_bug
>
> and click on the "click here to download the new Venus map (about 1.3 MBytes)"
> link, following the directions on the page to install that map in Guide.
> Then please let me know what you find; this does have me baffled, obviously!
>
> -- Bill
>
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