Author Topic: Dock Icon Shows  (Read 708 times)

awilltx

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Dock Icon Shows
« on: July 23, 2017, 02:46:15 PM »
I noticed the last time it rained that the dock icon is actually showing precipitation RATE instead of the accumulated precipitation. Can this be changed or another preference added for both?


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Alan

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Re: Dock Icon Shows
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2017, 09:14:22 PM »
What happens if you UN-check the "Precipitation" choice. Quit WC (some apps only check/read their Prefs file on first opening). Restart WC and let it run for a minute or so (just noting that the icon actually cycles through all the selections). Then re-check the "Precipitation" choice and see if it shows "None/No rain today/0/whatever" (assuming it is not raining, of course). I also assume (I like to live dangerously!) that WC is reporting rain rates and amounts correctly everywhere else?

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See what Stu thinks (Re: Dock Icon Shows)
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2017, 11:35:24 PM »
Dear Alan, X-Air, and WeatherCat feature-o-holics,

I noticed the last time it rained that the dock icon is actually showing precipitation RATE instead of the accumulated precipitation.

I think the rationale is that the rate is more important in terms potential hazards than the overall accumulated rainfall.  It is a high rate that might require some sort of a urgent response. 

Can this be changed or another preference added for both?

Hey, you can always ask.  You'll just have to see what Stu thinks!  :D

Cheers, Edouard  [cheers1]

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Re: Dock Icon Shows
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2017, 07:01:30 AM »
Alan:

I made this same request a couple of years ago, so i like your suggestion.

http://athena.trixology.com/index.php?topic=1947.0
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Re: Dock Icon Shows
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2017, 11:35:22 AM »
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I made this same request a couple of years ago, so i like your suggestion.


I guess it made it to the request list...or the bit bucket.


Alan