PropViewer is Serial Terminal for the Propeller Chip with a state of the art GDI+ rendered GUI.
PropViewer has two modes of operation:
1. PST (Parallax Serial Terminal) Emulation i.e. whenever the terminal window loses focus
the serial port is disconnected to allow the propeller to be programmed.
2. Remote Control mode where the PropViewer is controlled by Proploader (V1.04 and above)
PropLoader commands the PropViewer program via a UDP connection
2. Normal Terminal mode where PropViewer is just any regular terminal.
Code:Version 2.2 Features 1. Operating modes as described above. 2. Propeller Loader, The RAM or EEPROM can be program within PropViewer. 3. Propeller Reset button. 4. Data display modes: Normal, Normal plus ASCII control chars and HEX. 5. Local Echo button echos sent data to the main terminal screen formatted as per displays modes above. 6. Clear Screen button. and ASCII "NULL" clear screen option. 7. Function Buttons allows defining 12 buttons for preset data sending. 8. Function buttons can be edited, saved, loaded and defined as a default set on program start. 9. Function Button labels can be defined. 10. Function Buttons are on a collapsable panel to allow hiding resizing of the buttons. 11. Function Buttons are also mapped to keyboard function keys 1 to 12. 12. Mouse over a function button displays a "Tool Tip" with the button send data. 13. Clicking on a saved function button file will launch PropViewer with that button file. 14. Repeat data function, set by a time interval in the setup the last sent data can be repeatedly sent. 15. Data Logs can be generated for all data transactions each with date/time stamped file name. 16. Data Log files can be viewed on the main terminal window. 17. A Raw text file can be sent to the serial port with on screen report of file name and bytes sent. 18. Manual Text sending with either send with enter key or PST style operation. 18. Global CR and LF appending to all sent data strings. 20. Word wrapping for terminal screen. 21. Received, sent and status data is displayed in different color. 22. Control Key plus + or - changes the terminal screen font size. 23. All settings and options are save for use in later sessions. 24. Settings for serial communications parameters. 25. Windows installer.
PropLoader is a command line programmer for the Propeller Chip that can be used standalone
or in combination with PropViewer.
For Non Windows users a Binary of PropViewer is included as a separate zip file.
The Zip contains both programs. Both Programs require the DotNet Framework Version 2
Post Edited (Praxis) : 9/19/2008 7:26:28 PM GMT