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User Interface Introduction

The Live monitor main screen consists of 3 sections:

  1. Menu Bar
  2. Split panes
  3. Status bar

Section 1: Menu Bar

The Menu bar contains commands to following functions:

File Menu

  • Connect to <Port number> at <speed >
  • Select connection
  • Set baud rate
  • Load variable information
  • Save variable information
  • Save configuration
  • Load configuration
  • Clear all custom controls
  • Load factory configuration
  • Configure CAN
  • Show version
  • Print – send the contents in the clipboard to the default printer
  • Copy to clipboard – copies the content in the program memory buffer into the windows clipboard. (Using the “Copy to print” context menu command in the Result explorer, you can copy one or more data nodes one after another into the program memory buffer. The buffered data can be copied to Windows clipboard by using “Copy to Clipboard” command.
  • Open result directory
  • Open scripts directory
  • Resetting sound meters
    • Reset sound meters
    This will reset the communications to the sound meters and the maximum sound level. If this still doesn't work, it might be required to remove and plug the sound meters USB into the PC, or even plug the sound meter into a different USB port to force the PC to reset the communications.
  • Exit
Exits from the application

Display Menu

  • Show or hide data panels
    • Show Results explorer
    • Show data table
    • Show custom layouts
    • Show scripted tests
    • Show variable manager
  • Show Data output options
  • Displaying Text Messages
  • Displaying raw data messages

Logging Menu

  • Remotely Start/Stop logging on the connected logger
  • Stream data to PC


Section 2: Split Panes

Panes are the split windows which you can show or hide using the “Display” menu.

There are five panes in the live monitor:

  • Data table
  • Custom Layouts
  • Variable manager
  • Scripted tests
  • Results Explorer

Changing the width of a pane

To change the width of a pane:

  1. Move the mouse cursor over the vertical border of a pane, resizing cursor will appear
  2. Then click and drag the border to increase or reduce pane width


Section 3: Status Bar

Status bar is the bottom partition of Live Monitor and it displays the following information.

  • Unit Serial No: Connected hardware device’s serial no
  • Firmware version
  • Logging status – On or off
  • Streaming to disk: On or Off
  • OK: number of valid data packets received
  • Errors: number of invalid packets
  • GPS Date and Time
  • GMT offset

Note: Clicking on the status bar opens the “Text Messages” window.

Page last modified on July 06, 2016, at 10:08 AM