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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by RayProudfoot » Tue 13 Dec 2011 11:22 pm

It's all a bit beyond me I'm afraid. Hopefully beteljuice will be along to help out. :)
Cheers,
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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by beteljuice » Tue 13 Dec 2011 11:55 pm

I've had one other person report this problem.

It seems to be a permissions thing where the directory won't allow the noaarep.css file to be written.

Copy this lot as noaarep.css and upload it to your site.

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/* default stylesheet for NOAA Style Reports ala beteljuice */
/* overall container */
.noaa_rep_container {
    font-family: courier new, courier, monospace;
    width: 635px;
    margin: 0 auto;
}

.noaa_rep_container a, .noaa_rep_container a:link, .noaa_rep_container a:visited, .noaa_rep_container a:hover, .noaa_rep_container a:active {
    color: #000000; 
    text-decoration: none;
    background-color: white;
}


/* container for nav buttons */
.noaa_rep_nav_container {
    font-family: lucida console, courier new, courier, monospace;
    font-size: 8pt;
    font-weight: bold;
    text-align: left;
    line-height: 2.2;
    text-align: center;
}


/* the nav buttons themselves */
.noaa_rep_nav {
    text-align: left;
    border: 1px solid #000000;
    border-radius: 10px 10px 10px 10px; /* NOT IE8 and below */
    padding: 2px 5px 2px 5px;
    color: #808080;	
    background-color: #DDDDDD;
    font-weight: bold;
}

/* modified year button when used with expand - collapse (same as above but 'flattened' left-hand side) */
.noaa_rep_nav_alt {
    text-align: left;
    border: 1px solid #000000;
    border-radius: 0px 10px 10px 0px; /* NOT IE8 and below */
    padding: 2px 5px 2px 5px;
    color: #808080;
    background-color: #DDDDDD;
    font-weight: bold;
}

/* expand - collapse button (single line) */
.noaa_expand {
    color: #000000;
    border-radius: 10px 0px 0px 10px; /* NOT IE8 and below */
    background-color: #DDC81D; /* dirty yellow */
    cursor: pointer;
}

/* expand - collapse button (full menu) */
.noaa_expand_alt {
    color: #808080;
    border-radius: 10px 10px 10px 10px; /* NOT IE8 and below */
    background-color: #DDC81D; /* dirty yellow */
    cursor: pointer;
    visibility: hidden; 
}

/* nav button hover color - NOT IE8 and below */
a.noaa_rep_nav:hover {
    box-shadow: 0 0 7px #007EBF;
}

/* nav button hover color - NOT IE8 and below */
a.noaa_rep_nav_alt:hover {
    box-shadow: 0 0 7px #007EBF;
}

/* highlight selected year or month button - NOT IE8 and below */
.noaa_selected {
    box-shadow: 0 0 7px #FF0000; /* red */
}

/* highlight selected year line */
.noaa_selected_line {
    background-color: #FFFF00; /* yellow */
}


/* container for the actual report file */
.noaa_rep_container pre {
    color: #000000;
    font-family: monospace;
    font-size: 9pt;
    font-weight: normal;
    text-align: left;
    border: 1px solid #000000;
    border-radius: 10px 10px 10px 10px; /* NOT IE8 and below */
    padding: 20px 0px 25px 20px;
    background-color: #f9f8EB;
}
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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by dane » Wed 14 Dec 2011 12:11 am

Thanks beteljuice.
Your noaarep.css did the trick.
(Suggest you include it in your package - alternatively write a note telling other persons about the problem)
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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by beteljuice » Wed 14 Dec 2011 12:56 am

It is actually within the script ;) - but for some set ups won't come out to play :lol:

As for the note ........

........ we just wrote it :clap:
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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by RobertY » Wed 11 Jan 2012 5:26 pm

Thank You. That copy did it for me to. Now I can link to them. :)

One question though. Is there one where all years and months show without having the drop down option to click on? I mean go to the php page and there is everything laid out?

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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by RobertY » Wed 11 Jan 2012 5:32 pm

Nevermind, I found out how to do it. It is an option in the php file of simply changing a false to a true. :)

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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by Trainman » Sun 29 Jan 2012 1:54 pm

I get this error report from my server: Warning: putenv() [function.putenv]: Safe Mode warning: Cannot set environment variable 'TZ' - it's not in the allowed list in /home/virtual/kvistgaardvejr.dk/public_html/NOAA-reports.php on line 160. If I comment out line 160 the report disappears and it seems that it´s working allright.

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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by gemini06720 » Sun 29 Jan 2012 8:47 pm

Kenneth, in the PHP script 'NOAA-reports.php', have you entered the appropriate time zone information into the variable '$ourTZ' (line 24)?

Line 160 should have been written differently to make it compatible with both PHP4 and PHP5 - as used in many of Ken True's PHP scripts:

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# Set timezone in PHP5/PHP4 manner
if (!function_exists('date_default_timezone_set')) {
  putenv("TZ=$ourTZ");
} else {
  date_default_timezone_set("$ourTZ");
}
There is also the possibility that you hosting server does not allow you to change the setting of the default time zone... :(

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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by beteljuice » Mon 30 Jan 2012 12:23 am

From earlier in the thread:
mcrossley wrote:Oh, and the putenv error? I run in Safe Mode, so
In Safe Mode, the user may only alter environment variables whose names begin with the prefixes supplied by this directive. By default, users will only be able to set environment variables that begin with PHP_
http://php.net/manual/en/function.putenv.php
The time / date correction is not actually used by Cumulus so it is 'safe' to comment it out. ;)

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$PHP_SELF = $_SERVER['PHP_SELF'];
// putenv("TZ=$ourTZ");
$now = getdate();
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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by Trainman » Mon 30 Jan 2012 6:30 pm

gemini06720 wrote:Kenneth, in the PHP script 'NOAA-reports.php', have you entered the appropriate time zone information into the variable '$ourTZ' (line 24)?
Yes: 'Europe/Copenhagen', as mentioned in http://php.net/manual/en/timezones.php. Does this mean that the NOAA reports are generated t. minus 1 hour, due to the fact that i live in UTC + 1 timezone?
gemini06720 wrote: Line 160 should have been written differently to make it compatible with both PHP4 and PHP5 - as used in many of Ken True's PHP scripts:

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# Set timezone in PHP5/PHP4 manner
if (!function_exists('date_default_timezone_set')) {
  putenv("TZ=$ourTZ");
} else {
  date_default_timezone_set("$ourTZ");
}
Ray: do you mean that by changing line 160 to the code above it should work?
gemini06720 wrote: There is also the possibility that you hosting server does not allow you to change the setting of the default time zone... :(
Sad but true :(

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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by oklaslim » Sat 04 Feb 2012 10:25 pm

I have downloaded the file and made these changes:

if ($Naming == 'WL') {
$NOAAdir = 'http://littlerockfreewillbaptistchurch. ... ther/noaa/'; // point to your NOAA file sub-directry
$ThisYearFile = "http://littlerockfreewillbaptistchurch. ... YR2012.txt"; // point to your current NOAA yearly file
$ThisMonthFile= "http://littlerockfreewillbaptistchurch. ... MO0212.txt"; // point to your current NOAA monthly file
// $LastYearFile = "http://littlerockfreewillbaptistchurch. ... AAPRYR.txt"; // point to your prior NOAA yearly file
$LastMonthFile= "http://littlerockfreewillbaptistchurch. ... MO0112.txt"; // point to your prior NOAA monthly file
}
if ($Naming == 'VWS') {
$NOAAdir = 'http://littlerockfreewillbaptistchurch. ... ther/noaa/'; // point to your NOAA file sub-directry
$ThisYearFile = "$NOAAdir/NOAAYR2012.txt"; // point to your current NOAA yearly file
$ThisMonthFile= "$NOAAdir/NOAAMO0212.txt"; // point to your current NOAA monthly file
}
if ($Naming == 'CU') {
$NOAAdir = 'http://littlerockfreewillbaptistchurch. ... ther/noaa/'; // point to your NOAA file sub-directry

I get he page header NOAA-Style Reports but that is all I get.........can you tell me what I am doing wrong? I commented out the Pryor year as I do not have any yet.

Thanks
Slim
Woodland Junction East of Locust Grove, Oklahoma USA
http://littlerockfreewillbaptistchurch. ... /index.htm

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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by gemini06720 » Sat 04 Feb 2012 10:38 pm

Slim, you might want to change the following link from:

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http://littlerockfreewillbaptistchurch.com/Weather/noaa/
to

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./noaa
-- the code is not designed to read the data from a URL but from a local directory. ;)

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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by oklaslim » Sat 04 Feb 2012 11:28 pm

I made the changes and still get the same thing.

My php file is being run from: http://littlerockfreewillbaptistchurch. ... eports.php

The data files are in: http://littlerockfreewillbaptistchurch. ... ther/noaa/

I made the change to ./noaa/ as suggested and still just get the Page header.
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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by beteljuice » Sun 05 Feb 2012 1:10 am

Your code:

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if ($Naming == 'WL') {
  $NOAAdir = './noaa/'; // point to your NOAA file sub-directry
  $ThisYearFile = "./noaa/NOAAYR2012.txt"; // point to your current NOAA yearly file
  $ThisMonthFile= "./noaa/NOAAMO0212.txt"; // point to your current NOAA monthly file
//  $LastYearFile = "./noaa/NOAAPRYR.txt"; // point to your prior NOAA yearly file
  $LastMonthFile= "./noaa/NOAAMO0112.txt"; // point to your prior NOAA monthly file
}
if ($Naming == 'VWS') {
  $NOAAdir = './noaa/';      // point to your NOAA file sub-directry
  $ThisYearFile = "$NOAAdir/NOAAYR2012.txt"; // point to your current NOAA yearly file
  $ThisMonthFile= "$NOAAdir/NOAAMO0212.txt"; // point to your current NOAA monthly file
}
if ($Naming == 'CU') {
  $NOAAdir = './noaa/';      // point to your NOAA file sub-directry
//  NO current NOAA month or yearly files
}
You have changed the format and 'hard coded' the names of files for options you are not using (WL and VWS)
... but your problem is the trailing / to your reports directory. (Which is NOT what Ray put above)

So the code should be:

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// *** Change below if your reports directory is different to the 'type' default ******************

if ($Naming == 'WL') {
  $NOAAdir = './NOAA-reports'; // point to your NOAA file sub-directry
  $ThisYearFile = "./NOAAYR.TXT"; // point to your current NOAA yearly file
  $ThisMonthFile= "./NOAAMO.TXT"; // point to your current NOAA monthly file
  $LastYearFile = "./NOAAPRYR.TXT"; // point to your prior NOAA yearly file
  $LastMonthFile= "./NOAAPRMO.TXT"; // point to your prior NOAA monthly file
}
if ($Naming == 'VWS') {
  $NOAAdir = './noaa';      // point to your NOAA file sub-directry
  $ThisYearFile = "$NOAAdir/noaayr.txt"; // point to your current NOAA yearly file
  $ThisMonthFile= "$NOAAdir/noaamo.txt"; // point to your current NOAA monthly file
}
if ($Naming == 'CU') {
  $NOAAdir = './noaa';      // point to your NOAA file sub-directry
//  NO current NOAA month or yearly files
}

Actually you've found a hiccough in the original script :)
If no suitable files are found an advisory is returned, but if the directory doesn't exist ......
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Re: PHP Web 'viewer' for Cumulus NOAA Style reports

Post by oklaslim » Sun 05 Feb 2012 3:59 am

Got it Thank you :D
Slim
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http://littlerockfreewillbaptistchurch. ... /index.htm

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