Help for Options

 

 

PURPOSE: The Options Tab is used to view and update Options used on some of the other pages.

 

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When to Use the Options

To customize some of the features on the other pages

Many of the options here are used on more than one other page

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How to Use the Options

 

Default Station

The ID of the Default Station on the Current WX and Forecast pages

 

Minimums

Minimums can be set for Visibility, Ceiling and Temperature. These minimums are used to set the background colors displayed for the corresponding METAR data on the Current WX and Forecast pages.

 

By default the background is set to green.

If the Warn value is exceeded, the background is set to yellow.

If the Min value is exceeded, the background is set to red.

 

Maximums

Maximums can be set for Wind Speed, Gust and Crosswind and Temperature. These maximums are used to set the background colors displayed for the corresponding METAR data on the Current WX and Forecast pages.

 

By default the background is set to green.

If the Warn value is exceeded, the background is set to yellow.

If the Max value is exceeded, the background is set to red.

 

Altitude, Altimeter, Visibility and Wind Units of measurement

Use these to select the units of measurement to be used.

 

Favorite WX Stations

A list of Favorite Stations that will be displayed on the Current WX and Forecast pages with abbreviated weather information. Use this button to get to the Favorite Stations page. On the Favorite Stations Page you can Add or Delete Stations and move the selected stations up and down the list so the ones you want to see first are at the top of the list.

 

Restore Current WX Defaults

Touch this button to reset these options to the their default values

 

METAR and TAF Stations

Enter a list of METAR stations that will be used on the METARs & TAFs page

 

METAR time period, Translate and TAFS

Used to set the corresponding fields on the METARs & TAFs page

 

Restore METAR TAF Defaults

Touch this button to reset these options to the their default values

 

User Defined URLs

There three pages allocated for User Defined URLs. These pages can be set to navigate to a web page when selected. The name to be displayed on the page is entered in the first text field. The URL (address) of the Web page is entered in the second text field.

 

T&L, Area WX, Weight & Balance Options

Use these buttons to get to these Options pages

 

Reset URLs to Default Button

Touch this button to reset the Optional Tabs and URLs fields to their default values

 

Reset All to Default Button

Touch this button to reset all the Options to their default values


Options Screenshots