Top Tool Bar

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The tool bar at the top of the main application window provides fast access to the main menu, several common project functions, analyzer control buttons and a hardware status message.

 

top toolbar

 

 

       main menu button

The Main Menu - Opens the vertical application menu. Access all major features, project settings, search definitions, windows,  configuration options, printing, saving images and exporting from a single menu format. 

 

 

       project selections button

Project Selections - Opens the Project Selections window to start a new project, choose an existing project or load an example.

 

 

       save project button

Save Project - Saves the project including the currently loaded capture data. See Project Operations.

 

 

       project settings button

Project Settings - Opens the Project Configuration Options window. Create Signal Definitions, formulate a Trigger, set the Analyzer options and control the Capture History and Acquisition options

 

 

       addsignal button

Add a New Signal - Opens a selection window for creating and adding a Signal definition to the project.

 

 

       deletesignal button

Delete a Signal - Opens a selection menu of all Signal Definitions currently in the project. Selecting an item will remove it from the project and any other windows or configurations such as Trigger configurations, Search definitions, Tables and List views.

 

 

       feature window button

Open a Feature Window - Select from several feature windows such as another Waveform View, a Measurements window, an Auto Search window, a Marker Time/Delta window, a Status window or create a Tabular View for any Signal Definition in the project.

 

 

       seachrmanager button

Search Manager - Opens the Search Manager window or brings it into view if already open. Manage Search Definitions and perform  manual searches directly from this window.

 

 

       single waveform view

       split waveform view

Single or Split Waveform View - Two waveform views are always present in the center of the main application window. This button toggles the visibility of the secondary Waveform View.

 

 

       waveforms unlinked

       waveforms linked

Link and Unlink Waveforms - The Primary and Secondary Waveform views are permanently assigned to Link Groups 1 and 2 respectively. Use this button to temporarily cross-link the two groups so that all windows in both groups will stay time synchronized when any window of either group scrolls. Normally this would occur only within the same Link Group.

 

 

       postfilltext

Analyzer Control and Status Message - Control buttons to activate the Analyzer's run modes (Preview, Auto Run, Run Once) and manually return the Analyzer to its idle mode of pre-filling (Stop and retrieve partial capture or Halt and discard partial capture). For details see Capturing Data.

 

A Status Message and trigger indicator are displayed immediately to the right of the Analyzer control buttons. For Details see Hardware Status.