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Subject: Re: DM Channel Popup Enhancement
From: Kenneth Kang <ksykang@SLAC.Stanford.EDU>
To: Rolf Keitel <rolf@triumf.ca>
Cc: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov, kerstiens@atdiv.lanl.gov
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 1999 16:57:28 -0700 (PDT)
On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, Rolf Keitel wrote:

> Are these changes synchronized with Deb or are we going down the MEDM
> path with mushrooming versions?
> 				- rolf -

If there is interest, I was hoping that the modifications would be added
to DM.  Right now it's a SLAC add on.  The source changes are on the web
page http://www.slac.stanford.edu/~ksykang/summer1999.shtml#m-m-c . 
 
> Kenneth Kang wrote:
> > 
> > DM (opi) was enhanced to allow users to look at EPICS channel parameters
> > like the alarm limits.  Using the middle mouse button, DM allowed the user
> > to determine the channel name controlling the display object.  I've added
> > another button which takes that channel name and passes it as a
> > macro/template (C=[channel name]) to another .dl screen.  A default dl
> > screen name is hard-coded into motifChanName.c, and the environment
> > variable EPICS_DL_CH_FILE can specify an alternate file.
> > 
> > BaBar is using the ability to call another .dl screen with the channel to
> > examine a CA record's alarm limits and why there is an alarm.  We also
> > have an expert level screen which allows changes to the alarm levels (at
> > least until the IOC is rebooted.)
> > 
> > Kenneth Kang
> > 
> > A discussion of the internals and links to the code changes:
> > http://www.slac.stanford.edu/~ksykang/summer1999.shtml#m-m-c
> 
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