RMCTools Project Pane
RMCTools Project Pane
access this pane:
The Project pane should already be open in RMCTools. If it is not, on the View menu, click Project, or press Alt+0.
The Project pane provides an hierarchical overview of the components of the RMCTools Project. All components can be accessed from the Project pane by double-clicking or right-clicking the item. For ease of use, leave this pane open when using RMCTools.
The Project pane shows all of the controllers in the project and their components. A project can have any number of controllers. Use the New Controller wizard to add a controller to a project. If the project has more than one controller, the active controller will be highlighted, as shown below:
Each RMC controller has the following components, visible in the Project Pane:
Shows the hardware modules. Double-click a module to view the module properties. To view/change modules, right-click the Modules folder and choose View/Change Modules.
Contains items for programming the controller:
Double-click Variable Table to open the Variable Table Editor.
Double-click Program Triggers to open the Program Triggers Editor.
Double-click User Functions to open the User Function Editor.
Multiple User Programs may be created for each controller. Right-click User Programs and choose New Program to create a new program. You can sort the user programs by name or by number. To do so, right-click User Programs and choose Sort by Name or Sort by Number.
The Task Monitor is for monitoring user programs. On the View menu, click Task Monitor.
Double-click to open the Curve Tool.
Indirect Data Map
Double-click Indirect Data Map to edit it.
Expand the Shortcut Sets folder and double-click a set to edit it. To add a new Shortcut Set, right-click the folder and choose New Shortcut Set. See the Shortcut Commands topic for details.
Double-click to open the Plot Manager for uploading plots and editing plot templates.
Double-click to open the Event Log. This log is useful for troubleshooting. It logs issued commands, changed parameters, and errors.
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