[Kst] netcdf + multiple samples per frame

Barth Netterfield netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Fri Mar 25 21:26:47 CET 2005

On March 25, 2005 12:08 pm, Kimberly Scott wrote:
> Also, if you have two fields that have a different ratio of samples per
> frame, and you tried to plot these two fields against each other, what
> would happen?  For example, if field X has 1 sample per frame but field Y
> has 10 samples per frame, could you plot Y vs. X, or is Kst unable to do
> this?

In a curve made from two vectors, the 1st and last samples are assumed to be 
co-incident, and the lowest sample rate vector is then interpolated to the 
higher sample rate vector.  IE - it should work 'as expected'....

> Finally, in my netCDF datasource reader, I have the INDEX field counting
> frames, as this seemed natural to me.  However, should INDEX be counting
> the total number of samples for the field with the highest ratio of
> samples per frame?

You did the correct thing.  INDEX counts frames.

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