Screens

Create highly interactive user interfaces.

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Motorcortex-GRID is a tool to design and deploy highly interactive Human-Machine interfaces (HMI) for MOTORCORTEX applications. GRID has many visualization Widgets that can be placed on a Screen. A HMI can have multiple Screens, that are accessible via the top menu bar.

Screens

The User interface is organized into Screens. A Screen provides a canvas to place your Widgets on. Available Screens are shown in the Top Bar, you can click on the top bar to select the desired Screen.

Widgets can be dragged and dropped onto a Screen from the Library. Properties of the Screen or the selected widget are shown on the right.

Bar Description
Add Screen Button With the Add screen button you can add screens to your GUI.
Edit Screen Button With the Edit Screen Position button you can change the order of your screens.
Screen Button By clicking the screen button the selected screen will be shown.
Time Indicator The Time Indicator will show the controller time. You can find how to change the controller time here.
State Indicator The State Indicator will show the Machine State.
Error Handler Button The Error Handler button will Expand and Collapse the Error Handler screen.

Error Handler Screen

The Error Handler Screen will show the system errors and system logs.

Error Handler Screen

Bar Description
Errors System errors will show up here. Errors can be defined by the user. See Errors Codes to learn how to create your own error codes.
Acknowledge By pressing the acknowledge button the user has confirmed and resolved the error.
Logs Here you can see the system logs.
Last modified March 23, 2021: Restructured GRID (44d0658)