SE / GE - Preview of Features
The user interface of SimpleTerm is divided into six (SE) or eight (GE) main sections.
Features and Usage
SimpleTerm displays all
incoming serial port data and all outgoing serial port
data sent via the
keyboard or sent using the “String Entry Pane”.
Data Formatting and Colour Code
The serial port data is
displayed in the communication window in various colour
coded display mode
options. The data viewing modes include “ASCII/Text”,
hexadecimal)” and “Hexadecimal” modes.
Com Port Initialisation and
All common line settings are configurable
via the “Quick Configuration Panel”.
from file / Capture to file
Send all data within a file through the serial port. Progress
bar shown for transfer progress plus
status bar for additional information - including
the file size and percentage of transfer completed.
This function is a more flexible version of the “Send file
…” option above - Option of
sending multiple times and with an
accurate inter-character delay.
Capture to File…
capture/save outgoing & incoming serial data into a
Control Signal Panel
contains “Virtual LEDs” to display the state of the RS232
lines when connected/online.
String Entry Pane
This is used to quickly type in a sequence of data for transmitting
via the COM port.
Data Exporting and Printing
Copy to Clipboard
Copy colour coded serial data to the
clipboard, then paste into other
applications in RTF (Rich Text
Saving Screen Contents (only available in SimpleTerm
Save the contents of the communication window as a RTF
The on-screen data can be printed
off in colour.
You may search for
specific words or characters displayed in the
This window is split into three tab separated sections for
applications behaviour and display
and Export SimpleTerm Profiles
For rapid configuration when
working with different devices or applications
which require different
configuration settings, SimpleTerm supports the
saving of all configuration
information in named text files known as Profiles.
Status Bar and Byte Selection
The status bar provides additional user feedback
and information about the
communication status, errors, input / output byte
count and screen selection.
An easy to
use 32-bit notation converter is provided for rapid conversion
binary, decimal and hexadecimal.
An ASCII Table is provided for reference. ASCII characters 00-7F
displayed in various notations.
A feature rich single page notepad is provided for
storing handy notes or data
(during a debugging session for example).
Macro List (Gold Version Only)
To aid in
efficient and productive testing/debugging, a Macro List Pane is included.
“Macros” are a convenient way to store commonly used data or actions.
Visual Scripting (Gold Version Only)
There is also
a “Visual Scripting” feature to run/execute macros in sequence or repeatedly
a loop. This can be of great help for debugging or testing the robustness of
embedded systems without resorting to any programming. It is equally
powerful for testing a
variety of equipment by executing a sequence of macros/tasks written to
exercise that equipment.
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