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Panel Views in HP VEE

Question asked by VRFuser on Feb 21, 1996


> From schroth3@ix.netcom.com Thu Feb 22 00:13:40 1996
> Date: Thu, 22 Feb 1996 00:04:33 -0800
> From: schroth3@ix.netcom.com (Alberto Schroth)
> Subject: Panel Views in HP VEE
> To: hpvxd_xc@hpislsup.lvld.hp.com
> Content-Length: 1122
>
> My company purchased HP VEE (v3.12) in December, and I have been
> learning to program in this visual language since beginning of January.
>  I have a question regarding panel views.
>
> This is what I'm trying to do:  I'm writing a program to control a
> HP3852 Data acquisition Unit to scan temperatures and voltages. 
>
> However, I have more data that can be shown on one screen.  I was
> hoping to be able to create another panel view(user-function or object)
> to display the rest of my data that isn't shown on my primary panel
> view.
>
> The problem is: when a panel is brought up, the program halts until I
> close that panel.  This is no good since I'm am also controlling
> temperatures using power supplies off my program, therefore i need the
> data logger to continuously scan data while these different panels are
> viewed.
>
> Has anyone had any luck accomplishing this?  I was able to solve this
> problem in HP Basic.
>
> Background Info:  I'm running HP Vee (v3.12) on a Pentium 90 computer,
> 32Mb RAM.  I have the HP82335 card with HP-IB bus port.
>
>
> Alberto Schroth
> Hughes Aircraft Company
> 818-776-9334 Home
> 310-616-4212 Work
>


Yes, this is fairly easy.  Instead of using "Show Panel On Execute" use the functions "ShowPanel" and "HidePanel"
which are under the pulldowns Device->Panel->

Tom Sanders

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