Motorcortex-GRID

A explanation of how to work with Motorcortex Grid

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Introduction

Motorcortex Grid is a web-based application that is used to create a custom GUI’s (graphical user interface) for your application. A GUI can be saved as a .grid file. Changing a .grid file has to be done using Motorcortex Grid with acces to motorcortex.io.

⚠ Using MotorCortex-grid all parameters of the running control system are accessible and may be modified. Changing parameters may cause unpredictable or unstable machine behavior and may cause danger to personnel or cause damage to the machine or its surroundings. The tool should only be used by system experts that have detailed knowledge of the system and that know what the impact of parameter changes is.

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Screen Layout

The Motorcortex-GRID build environment screen layout contains the following main elements:

  • Widget Library: In the Widget Library you can select the components (Widgets) you would like to add to your Screens.
  • Top Menu Bar In the Navigation bar you can open the library, preview your GUI and check your connection.
  • Properties Panel In the Properties Panel you set the properties of your Widgets and Screens.
  • Screens Area A user interface may have multiple screens. Each screen may contain Widgets.


Top Menu Bar

A explanation of how to work with Motorcortex Grid

Properties Panel

A explanation of how to work with Motorcortex Grid

Screens

Create highly interactive user interfaces.

Widget Library

A explanation of how to work with Motorcortex Grid

Special Files

GUI Example

A example for creating a Motorcortex GUI

Last modified March 23, 2021: Start of MCX-ECAT. (5f47341)