The InfoTrigger widget

Available since version: 2012
Author: Christian Mayer

Description

Adds an element to the visu that contains two buttons and a value indication for feedback from the BUS. (E.g. for multimedia control

Settings

For a general understanding of how the configuration files are structured and what elements and attributes are it is recommended to read this section first: Pages and structure of CometVisu.

The behaviour and appearance of the InfoTrigger widget can be influenced by using certain attributes and elements. The following tables show the allowed attributes and elements and their possible values. The screenshots show, how both can be edited in the editor.

Attributes underlined by ..... are mandatory, all the others are optional and be omitted.

Allowed attributes in the InfoTrigger-element

Element Attribute
  Name Content Description
infotrigger upvalue string Defines the value which is sent on a long press of the left button.
shortupvalue string Defines the value which is sent on a short press of the left button.
downvalue string Defines the value which is sent on a long press of the right button.
shortdownvalue string Defines the value which is sent on a short press of the right button.
uplabel string Defines the label which is displayed on the left button.
downlabel string Defines the label which is displayed on the right button.
shorttime decimal Time in milliseconds that is accepted as shorttime.
change absolute or relative Might be ‘absolute’ or ‘relative’.
min decimal  
max decimal  
mapping string Map the bus value to a different value, text or symbol for displaying. See also Mapping
styling string Change the color of the dispayed value depending on its value. See also Styling
align left, right or center  
format string  
infoposition left, middle or right  
flavour string Selection of a display variant. See also Flavour.
class string Add this value to the CSS class so that it can be formated by a user provided style sheet.
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Attributes in the editor (simple view) [1]

Allowed child-elements und their attributes

Element Attribute
Structure Name Content Description
infotrigger
  • layout
colspan decimal Amount of coloumns this widget sould be wide.
colspan-m decimal Overrules the amount of coloumns on a medium screen.
colspan-s decimal Overrules the amount of coloumns on a small screen.
rowspan decimal Amount of rows this widget should be high.
x string Horizontal position of the widget for 2D pages.
x-s string Horizontal position of the widget for 2D pages on a small screen.
x-m string Horizontal position of the widget for 2D pages on a medium screen.
y string Vertical position of the widget for 2D pages.
y-s string Vertical position of the widget for 2D pages on a small screen.
y-m string Vertical position of the widget for 2D pages on a medium screen.
z string Reserved for future use.
width string Width for the widget for 2D pages.
width-s string Width for the widget for 2D pages on a small screen.
width-m string Width for the widget for 2D pages on a medium screen.
scale true or false Enable/Disable scaling layout values relative to backdrop on 2d pages (default: true).
scale-s true or false Enable/Disable scaling layout values relative to backdrop on 2d pages on a small screen (default: true).
scale-m true or false Enable/Disable scaling layout values relative to backdrop on 2d pages on a medium screen (default: true).
Element Attribute
Structure Name Content Description
infotrigger
  • label
  • icon
name string  
type string  
flavour string Selection of a display variant. See also Flavour.
color string  
styling string Change the color of the dispayed value depending on its value. See also Styling
class string Add this value to the CSS class so that it can be formated by a user provided style sheet.
infotrigger
  • label
    • #text
  string Text to display a label for the widget.
Element Attribute
Structure Name Content Description
infotrigger
  • address
transform string  
mode disable, read, write or readwrite  
variant string  
format-pos decimal  
infotrigger
  • address
    • #text
  string The GA (like: 12/0/7) for KNX-backends or the item name for openHAB-backend
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Elements in the editor

Examples

It is possible to manually edit the visu_config.xml and add an entry for the InfoTrigger widget.

Caution

Make sure that you only use UTF-8 encoded characters by settings the encoding in your XML-editor to UTF-8 mode!

Footnotes

[1]The simple view might not show everything. To see all elements/attributes use the expert view.