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Weather Station for Android

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WoodburyMan
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Re: Weather Station for Android

Postby WoodburyMan » Mon Jan 12, 2015 8:23 pm

WoodburyMan wrote:It's been so long since I set this up originally. I have been using it for a year or two now. I forgot where the original source for realtime.xml was located so I can download it again. Anyone have a link?

I am having an issue with it with CumulusMX. It may be a character encoding problem. The file is in encoded in ISO-8659-15 correctly. However when Cumulus proceses it, it has problems with the Degree symbol.(°).
Example the line:

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<data realtime="temp"><#temp>°</data>

Should be rendered and shown as

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<data realtime="temp">26.6°</data>

However, my realtime.xml file shows up as

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<data realtime="temp">26.6?</data>

Location of my XML file.
http://www.woodburyweather.com/realtime.xml

*EDIT*
I found a work around. In realtime.xml, I changed

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<data realtime="temp"><#temp>°</data>

to

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<data realtime="temp"><#temp><#tempunit></data>

and now get this for output.

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<data realtime="temp">27.0°F</data>

It seems to work correctly. The app now shows the unit which is nice. Might be worth changing in the default realtime.xml

This has been fixed in CumulusMX by Steve. It was non-UTF8 file processing issue.
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Phil23
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Re: Weather Station for Android

Postby Phil23 » Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:26 pm

Only just stumbled across this app & think it's great.

Have it's widget now replacing the WeatherZones 4x2, so have my own data on my opening screen.

Like others in the thread, I had trouble locating realtime.xml & sunbird.txt; they should be easily found in this thread.

Still not getting °C displayed in the app though, & I have tried replacing the ° symbol with <#tempunit> but didn't seem to make any difference.

Can anyone with a better knowledge of the issue help out?

Attached are the 2 templates I'm using, they should work for everyone else, except for the symbol issue.

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Phil23
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Re: Weather Station for Android

Postby Phil23 » Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:32 pm

Correction:-

<#tempunit> is working correctly, just a caching issue.

So the files previously attached below should be fine for anyone wanting to use them.

Cheers.

bmdoss
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Re: Weather Station for Android

Postby bmdoss » Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:17 pm

FYI... This still works great...

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Gordon-Loomberah
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Re: Weather Station for Android

Postby Gordon-Loomberah » Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:30 pm

After a recent update there is a lot of overwriting of the data on the widgets. Update time is hidden under wind speed, solar is only partly visible at the bottom on the large widget, and missing entirely on the small one, as is wind speed.
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dazza1223
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Re: Weather Station for Android

Postby dazza1223 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:39 pm

hi i got the samsung s8 and ive got the same lot of overwriting of the data and is there a way to change the forcast as it not right thanks


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