Skip to main content

Configuration tool for creating components

Project description

Welcome to nxsconfigtool’s documentation!

Authors: Jan Kotanski, Eugen Wintersberger, Halil Pasic

Component Designer is a GUI configuration tool dedicated to create components as well as datasources which constitute the XML configuration strings of Nexus Data Writer (NXS). The created XML elements can be saved in the extended Nexus XML format in Configuration Tango Server or in disk files.

Installation

Install the dependencies:

PyQt4, PyTango (optional)

PyTango is only needed if one wants to use Configuration Server

From sources

Download the latest NXS Configuration Tool version from

and extract the sources.

One can also download the lastest version directly from the git repository by

git clone https://github.com/jkotan/nexdatas.configtool/

Next, run the installation script

$ python setup.py install

and launch

$ nxsdesigner

Debian packages

Debian Buster, Stretch or Ubuntu Focal, Bionic packages can be found in the HDRI repository.

To install the debian packages, add the PGP repository key

$ sudo su
$ wget -q -O - http://repos.pni-hdri.de/debian_repo.pub.gpg | apt-key add -

and then download the corresponding source list

$ cd /etc/apt/sources.list.d
$ wget http://repos.pni-hdri.de/buster-pni-hdri.list

Finally,

$ apt-get update
$ apt-get install nxsconfigtool

To instal other NexDaTaS packages

$ apt-get install python-nxswriter python-nxsconfigserver nxsconfigserver-db nxstools

and

$ apt-get install python-nxsrecselector nxselector python-sardana-nxsrecorder

for Component Selector and Sardana related packages.

From pip

To install it from pip you need to install pyqt5, e.g.

$ python3 -m venv myvenv
$ . myvenv/bin/activate

$ pip install pyqt5
$ pip install nxsconfigtool

Moreover it is also good to install

$ pip install pytango

General overview

Component Designer
https://github.com/nexdatas/configtool/blob/develop/doc/png/designer2.png?raw=true

The NXS Component Designer program allows to creates components as well as datasources which constitute the XML configuration strings of Nexus Data Writer (NXS). The created XML elements can be saved in the extended Nexus XML format in Configuration Tango Server or in disk files.

Collection Dock Window contains lists of the currently open components and datasources. Selecting one of the components or datasources from the lists causes opening either Component Window or DataSource Window.

All the most commonly used menu options are also available on Toolbar.

A short description of all actions can be found in Help menu.

Project details


Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Source Distribution

nxsconfigtool-2.1.1.tar.gz (1.3 MB view hashes)

Uploaded source

Built Distribution

nxsconfigtool-2.1.1-py3-none-any.whl (547.0 kB view hashes)

Uploaded py3

Supported by

AWS AWS Cloud computing Datadog Datadog Monitoring Facebook / Instagram Facebook / Instagram PSF Sponsor Fastly Fastly CDN Google Google Object Storage and Download Analytics Huawei Huawei PSF Sponsor Microsoft Microsoft PSF Sponsor NVIDIA NVIDIA PSF Sponsor Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Salesforce Salesforce PSF Sponsor Sentry Sentry Error logging StatusPage StatusPage Status page