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Device user interface for Microdrop digital microfluidics (DMF) control software.

Project description

dmf-device-ui

dmf-device-ui is a graphical user interface to control a digital microfluidics control system (such as the MicroDrop/DropBot system described in detail in [Fobel et al., Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 193513 (2013)][2]).

If you use this software in work that you publish, please cite as appropriate.

Installation

## Automatic installation ##

The dmf-device-ui package is a dependency of the dmf_device_ui_plugin MicroDrop plugin, and will be installed automatically if the dmf_device_ui_plugin plugin is installed.

## Manual installation ##

pip install –find-links http://192.99.4.95/wheels –trusted-host 192.99.4.95 dmf-device-ui

The –find-links and –trusted-host are required to provide binary Gtk2 dependencies as wheels. Visit http://192.99.4.95/wheels to browse the contents.

The wheels server at 192.99.4.95 is maintained by Christian Fobel <christian@fobel.net>.

Usage

The dmf-device-ui GUI will be launched automatically from MicroDrop if the dmf_device_ui_plugin plugin is installed.

## Actuate electrodes ##

![Actuate electrodes][actuate-electrodes]

## Draw route ##

Click and drag to draw route following mouse cursor.

![Draw route][draw-route]

## Draw mix ##

End a route at the starting point to draw a mixing route/cycle.

![Draw mix][draw-mix]

## Auto route ##

Hold <alt>, click on source electrode, and release on target electrode to automatically find a route between the source and target.

![Auto route][auto-route]

## Adjust layer alpha ##

The alpha/opacity of each layer (e.g., connections, electrode shapes, labels) can be adjusted independently.

![Adjust layer alpha][adjust-layer-alpha]

[1]: http://microfluidics.utoronto.ca/microdrop [2]: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4807118 [3]: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/microdrop

[actuate-electrodes]: docs/static/images/actuate-electrodes.gif [draw-route]: docs/static/images/draw-route.gif [draw-mix]: docs/static/images/draw-mix.gif [auto-route]: docs/static/images/auto-route.gif [adjust-layer-alpha]: docs/static/images/adjust-layer-alpha.gif

Credits

Christian Fobel <christian@fobel.net>

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