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5. GUI Installation and Operation

Using the Menu Bar

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The figure below illustrates the MatrixPRO GUI’s Menu Bar:

Figure 5-7.Menu Bar

Each menu is described in detail below:

File Menu

Serial Port Menu

About Menu

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The figure below illustrates the File Menu:

Figure 5-8.File Menu

The following functions are provided:

Click File > Open Configuration File to recall a configuration file (of MatrixPRO parameters) from disk. The standardOpen Dialog appears. Navigate to the desired folder, select the desired file and clickOpen to recall the file.

Click File > Save Configuration File to save a configuration file (of MatrixPRO parameters) to disk. The standardSave Dialog appears. Navigate to the desired folder, enter the desired filename and clickSave to save the file.

Click File > Exit to close the GUI application. The physical panel remains active.

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Using the Menu Bar

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The figure below illustrates the Serial Port Menu:

Figure 5-9. Serial Port Menu

The following functions are provided:

Click Serial Port > Open COMto display the COM PortSub-menu:

Figure 5-10.COM PortSub-menu

If you change the physical COM port connection between your PC and MatrixPRO, use the COM Port Sub-menu to select the correct port.

The Serial Port > Settings (Adv user only) function is grayed out, and currently not available.

Click Serial Port > Connect to MatrixPRO DVIif you lose communications, or if you change parameters and want to re-establish communications.

Note

This function will be grayed out if proper communications are

 

currently established.

 

 

Click Serial Port > Read from MatrixPRO to update the GUI with the current state of the physical MatrixPRO chassis.

SIf you connected a route locally on the physical MatrixPRO panel, the Read from MatrixPRO function will update the GUI’sVideo Switching Tab with the new route.

Click Serial Port > Disconnect Serial Communicationto terminate communications between your laptop (or PC) and MatrixPRO.

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On the Menu Bar, clickAbout to display theAbout Dialog:

Figure 5-11.About Dialog

The About Dialog lists the system’s version, the minimum required resolution, plus the company websites and support email address. ClickOK to clear the dialog.

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