Entering live mode enables you to visualize data as it arrives in real-time. This helps you to follow the process, it also enables you to visually compare process data to assess process conditions.
- How to turn on live mode
- How to save a live view
How to turn on live mode
To enter "Live mode", click the live mode button located top right on the focus chart. The button will turn green for "On" and the focus window will shift to show the most recent data, which is updated every 10 seconds.
To exit "Live mode", press the green live mode button a second time to revert back to a white button .
To monitor data over a fixed width moving window, switch on the lock icon (one click), situated at the bottom of the focus chart.
To monitor data over a window that grows as new samples are received, switch off the lock icon.
How to save a live view
You can save a live version of your view:
- Click on the live mode situated to the top right of the focus chart.
- Click the "Actions" button located top right of the focus chart.
- Select " Save as" in the drop down menu. A "Save view" panel appears from the right.
- Fill in the required detail fields.
- Select a location for your saved view.
- Click "Save view".
Note: The view-type is now a live view with a time frame that includes "Now" as the end point. Live mode is stated as "On".
Note: Depending on the state of the lock button, two possible views can be created. With a closed lock button a "Live view with fixed timespan" will be created. A live view with an open lock is called "Live view with fixed start time".