Auto Send Sequence Data at Given Time with Comm Operator

Here are the steps for sending sequence data at given time automatically with Comm Operator.

Step 1. Run Comm Operator.

Comm Operator

Step 2. Select Edit->Auto Send from menu to open Auto Send Rule Setting dialog shown as below.

Auto Send Rule Setting

Step 3. Click New button to show Select Rule Type dialog shown as below.

Rul Type - Group Data

Step 4. Select Group Data Rule , click OK button to show Group Data Rule dialog shown as below.

Group Data Rule

Step 5. Input the name or keep the default name.

Step 6. Setting Start Event.

  • Click Edit button to open Event Editor dialog.
  • Select On Time .
  • Select Absolute Time type.
  • Set the time to send the data. (Here is 9:50)
  • Event Editor - On Time Start
  • Click OK button to return Group Data Rule dialog.

Step 7. Setting Step Event.

  • Click Edit button to open Event Editor dialog.
  • Select On Time option.
  • Select From Last Send End type and input the time.
  • Event Editor - On Time Setp
    • Click OK button to return Group Data Rule dialog.

    Step 8. Edit the send data.

    • Click New button on Group Data Rule dialog to open Data Editor.
    • Input the sent data name. (Not required)
    • Select the format of data.
    • Input the data that will be sent at given time.
    • Add some comments about the data. (Not required)
    • Data Editor

  • Click OK button to return Group Data Rule dialog.
  • Reopen above dialog to add other data.

The send data list can also be loaded from a file.

Step 9. After finishing Step 4 to Step 7, the Group Data Rule dialog should be shown as below.

Group Data Rule - Turn On

Click OK button to return Auto Send Rule Setting dialog, the rule will be list on this dialog, check it.

Auto Send Rule Setting

Repeat Step 2 to Step 8 to add another rule show as below.

Group Data Rule - Turn Off

Click OK button to return Auto Send Rule Setting dialog, Rule1 and Rule2 will be list on this dialog, check both of them.

Auto Send Rule Setting 

Click OK button to complete setting.

Step 10. Run the rule.

  • Open port. Make sure the port connected before running the rule.
  • Click iconStart on toolbar to run the rule.
  • The data in Rule1 will be sent at 9:50. The data in Rule2 will be sent at 9:55. The result is shown in log window as below.

Comm Operator - Auto Send Data at Given Time

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