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Thread: Trouble importing KMZ

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    Default Trouble importing KMZ

    World Wind doesn't want to import the KMZ from the following URL...

    http://wdssii.nssl.noaa.gov/geotiff/

    I get no error or anything. World Wind just does nothing.

    I'm anything but an expert in KML/KMZ. Anyone on here see why World Wind doesn't like these data sources?

    TIA

    Matt

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    Hi,
    I saved down one of the KMZ files, extracted out the KML, and looked at it. It only contains a network link to another KML on the site. I saved that one down and looked at it. It only contains a placemark, which WW should be able to handle, although there is no LAT/LON, so I don't know where it would put it, and something called a <GroundOverlay> which looks like it takes a .tif and overlays it on the globe given a LAT/LON box. I'm pretty sure WW V1.3.5 won't handle this. Hopefully we'll have better luck with the upcoming version. Maybe someone with a working copy of 1.4 will give this a try.
    James

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    1.4 downloads tifs (to Cache\ImageUrls) but doesn't display them... :/

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    It would be really nice WW were compliant with this...

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