Terminal Log Window

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Terminal Log Window

This window displays SPI communication with the TR module:

oData sent from the Terminal window (Terminal, SPI Test or DPA Test modes) or IQMESH Network Manager background communication as Tx data.

oData sent by user application in TR module as Rx data.

 

Logged data is displayed and stored at the same time in a buffer with capacity for 200.000 records.

oCurrent buffer occupancy is indicated graphically (see the picture below) and textually after positioning the mouse cursor over this indicator (Tools / Options / Evironment Options / Show Hints checkbox must be checked).

oData displaying can be suspended and then re-enabled through Data Displaying checkbox.

oIf the buffer is full, data logging and displaying is stopped and the Check Mode is disabled..

oThe buffer can be emptied by clearing the window.

 

 

Window options

oUse Numbers (Terminal mode only)

 Data is displayed according to the Use Numbers feature.

oAuto Scroll

 The window is scrolled automatically to make the last record visible all the time.

oHorizontal

 An empty line is included between individual records.

oVertical

 Displays vertical lines between columns.

oData Displaying

Activates / disactivates data displaying in the window. When activated, possible data stored in the buffer is displayed..

 Data is displayed and stored in the buffer.

 Data displaying is not active, the buffer contains no not-displayed data.

 Data displaying is not active, the buffer contains not-displayed data.

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By clicking the right mouse button on the header row of the table a menu enabling to select visible columns of the table is shown.

oDefault columns

Displays default columns according to current Terminal Mode and sets the default width for them.

 

Doubleclick on right column edge to set its width according to the longest text.

 

The first column is always displayed indicating some packet properties by colors.

 

Column Error displays possible communication errors.

oCRCx (Terminal only)

Error in the CRCx check byte (see document SPI Implementation in IQRF TR modules).

oSPI (SPI Test only)

Number of data received does not correspond to number of data sent.

oDPA (DPA Test only)

Error messages according to IQRF DPA specification.

 

To display menu, click the right mouse button in the window area.

oPacket Inspector ...   Ctrl+Alt+I

Opens selected (highlighted) packet in Packet Inspector window.

oResend

Resends selected packet. Allowed only for Tx packets sent from Terminal Mode which is actually selected.

oCopy to Terminal

Copies selected packet to the Terminal / Data to send field. Allowed only for Tx packets.

oCopy to Terminal as ASCII

Copies selected packet to the Terminal / Data to send field as a ASCII string. Allowed only for the Terminal Mode: Terminal.

oCopy to Terminal as HEX

Copies selected packet to the Terminal / Data to send field as hexadecimal numbers according to the Use Numbers feature. Allowed only for the Terminal Mode: Terminal.

oCopy to Terminal as DEC

Copies selected packet to the Terminal / Data to send field as decimal numbers according to the Use Numbers feature. Allowed only for the Terminal Mode: Terminal.

oDelete   Ctrl+D

 Deletes selected records in the window.

oCopy   Ctrl+C

 Copies selected records to the Windows clipboard.

oPrint

 Not implemented yet.

oExport

 Exports content of the window to the TXT, HTML, CSV or XML file.

oSelect All   Ctrl+A

 Selects (highlights) all logs.

oClear

Deletes all records in the window.

 

Record can be selected (highlighted) also by a mouse.

 

Doubleclick on the packet to open it in Packet Inspector window.

 

Records differ in color according to the Terminal Mode of the Terminal window.

oTerminal and SPI Test mode:

Blue - Tx data sent to the TR module.

Green - Rx data received from the TR module.

Orange - Data converted by the Use Numbers feature.

oDPA Test mode:

Light blue - DPA Notification

Purple - DPA Asynchronous

Dark blue - DPA or DP2P Request

Orange - DPA Confirmation or DP2P Invite

Green - DPA or DP2P Response

 

 

Records of IQMESH Network Manager background communication are tinged with gray.

 

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