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Wind Speed and Direction V1.1.0 Updated

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CyberTheWorm wrote:On this I don't agree, Weather vein's always point towards the wind
That's true, weather vanes point toward the wind. Guess it's ok either way.
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CyberTheWorm wrote:On this I don't agree, Weather vein's always point towards the wind
Weather vanes always point into the wind, therefore they are pointing to where the wind is coming from, not where it is going to, right? I think you're both covering the same point.
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Bekarfel wrote:Weather vanes always point into the wind, therefore they are pointing to where the wind is coming from, not where it is going to, right? I think you're both covering the same point.
Right. Wind direction is always expressed as where it is coming "from".

It doesn't matter. It's all semantics and your point of view. I think of an arrow as indicating a direction "toward" something, and so I don't use an arrow pointing to the source of the wind, but pointing in the direction the wind is travelling. That just makes more sense to me. If you do a google image search for "wind direction", you will find examples either way. It's a preference thing.

Having said that, there is a reason why airfields, which care a LOT about wind direction, don't use Farmer John's weather vane from 200 years ago, with or without a rooster on top. They use wind socks, which point in the correct way, in the direction the wind is moving. The distinction between "into the wind" and "with the wind" is critical to pilots.

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Could you tell me how to edit the brown directions fonts? ( like north, northeast etc.) :handtohead:
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kevindahl wrote:Could you tell me how to edit the brown directions fonts? ( like north, northeast etc.) :handtohead:
That is part of the image so you would need an image editor. https://www.gimp.org/ is free and the one I use
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:great:
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Any chance this works in 4.0? Install says it requires 4.1...
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jminternelia wrote:Any chance this works in 4.0? Install says it requires 4.1...
Will work fine in 4.0, I was testing 4.1 and forgot to change the version number. Will re-upload it
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Muchos Gracias.
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CyberTheWorm wrote:Will work fine in 4.0, I was testing 4.1 and forgot to change the version number. Will re-upload it
We should have an actual 4.1 beta out reasonably soon. Sorry that early version I put out there to get some feedback on the changes to the CoreTemp plugin bit a couple of people later when they created .rmskins...