Boolean Signal Properties

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The Boolean Signal is the most common method of viewing captured data. Boolean Signals provide viewing of the logic level of a single channel at any given point in time.

 

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Signal Name

Change the text displayed here to help you identify this signal definition. If the name has already been used, it will automatically be appended with a numerical value in brackets (i.e. [2]). The name displayed here will be used in the Waveform Views, Searches, Tabular Views, Exports, Trigger Configurations and all menu references.

 

Disable Signal

Select (check) this item to completely disable the Signal Definition. It is recommended to disable any signals that use channels that are not connected to a physical device. When a capture takes place ("Run"), any channels that are assigned to disabled signals will be ignored instead of using valuable capture space.

 

Invert Signal

Check this item to have the value of the captured channels "inverted" before processing or displaying data for this signal definition. This setting will not effect any other signal definitions that may use the same channels.

 

Color Selection & Examples

An example of the signal is displayed in the current color scheme, followed by an example of the current color selections for this signal and a color reset button. Clicking on one of the color squares will open the Color Selection dialog to change the Signal line color and its background color if a color other than the theme color is desired.

 

Above the example are controls to modify the portion of the waveform window being displayed.

 

Reset Signal Colors

This button will reset the colors for this signal so that they will match the currently selected color theme (see: Color Themes).

 

 

Channel Options

This is where you will associate a signal definition with the physical channels or connections to the outside world. Only one channel can be selected for the Boolean signal type. To select the channel, click on the " - " below the proper color (and channel number) that corresponds to the physical connection of the DigiView Cable (see: Connecting the Data Lines). The channel selected for this signal will replace the " - " with a blue square (as shown above). If any other channel is already selected it will be de-selected. The gray arrow beneath each channel color is an activity indicator that displays the activity of the channel as compared to the activity of all the other channels (relational, not real time).

 

Decode Options

No decode options are available for the Boolean signal type.