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Comm Operator Pal User Manual
How to Open connection
How to Open COP File
How to Check Sum
How to Send Data
How to Save Log

How to Open Connection

After installing Comm Operator Pal, click Start Menu -->Comm Operator Pal to run the program. Connection dialog will be displayed. This dialog is for changing the connection parameters, like COM port name, baud rate, IP address or port number.

It can also be opened by clicking menu File --> Open Connection.


How to Open COP File

Comm Operator Pal(COP) file contains connection parameters, send data list and options for sending and receiving data.

COP file is created by Comm Operator. It is a snap shot of current setting of Comm Operator.

Click File --> Open COP File to show Open dialog. Select the COP file and click OK button, Connection dialog will be opened. It displays the default setting for the opened COP file. Connection setting can be changed here. Confirm the setting, the COP file is opened and the data is shown in the send data list.



How to Check Sum

Click Calc button to open Calculator dialog.


This dialog is a utility to calculate the length and checksum of the data.

Format: Show the format of the content.

Checksum(all): The result of checksum for all content. It uses the check sum method defined in COP file.

Selected Length: The bytes of the selected, in hex.

Checksum(selected): The check sum of selection. It uses the check sum method defined in COP file.

It also include other calculation tools.

How to Send Data

There are two ways to send data.

1. Send data from Quick Send Panel

  • Input the data in Quick Send editor.
  • Press Enter or click Send button will send the data directly.
  • Click Send Repeatedly button to send the data continuely.

Select data format in drop down list. It supports data in Text, Hex and Decimal format. File can be sent.

The data in Quick Send edit box can be filled by selecting the Copy to Quick Send Editor from popup menu in Data List Panel. This would be useful when a data in list need to be send with a little change.

2. Send data from Data List Panel

  • Open a COP file, all data will be shown in the list.
  • Click Send Item button to send selected data.
  • Click Send Repeatedly button to send selected data continuely.
  • Click Start button to send all data one by one automatically.
  • Check Loop checkbox to send all data one by one circularly.


Select a item in data list, right-click to show popup menu. There are two options. One is to send current item, the other is to copy the selected item to Quick Send Editor.


NOTE: Before you send data, you must be sure the port has been opened correctly.


How to Save Log

Click File-->Save Log to save the content in Data Log Panel to a file.