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 ADE-XL graphical outputs accessed from Skill 

Last post Thu, Dec 12 2013 6:34 AM by AxelS. 3 replies.
Started by AxelS 04 Dec 2013 07:47 PM. Topic has 3 replies and 436 views
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  • Wed, Dec 4 2013 7:47 PM

    • AxelS
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    ADE-XL graphical outputs accessed from Skill Reply

    Hi,

    I would like to access the graphical results display functions that are available in ADE-XL from a skill/ocean script.

    For example, I would like to bring up the "spec summary" for a given history item.

    Obviously I can create a non-graphical session

    ses = axlCreateSession("session0")
    sdb = axlSetMainSetupDBLCV(ses "lib" "cell" "adexl")

    and access the history

    hist = axlGetHistoryEntry(sdb "hist_item.0")

    but the "view" function only works if I have started with a graphical session all along

    axlViewHistoryResults(ses hist)

    Is there any way to access this from an already running graphical virtuoso session?

    Is there any way to access this completely scripted from a non-graphical session, similar to the "plot" function in ocean?

     

    Many thanks!

    Axel

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  • Thu, Dec 12 2013 5:02 AM

    Re: ADE-XL graphical outputs accessed from Skill Reply

    Axel,

    I've done quite a bit of digging, and I'm pretty certain this is not doable. The ADE XL UI has to be open to get the spec summary or view results pane. There's no public API to do this (and not really any private APIs that are in the right form).

    I did also look into ocnxlOutputSummary too, but that only seems to work if the  run was done in that OCEAN XL session.

    You can get at all the specs, and also all the scalar results (using axlReadHistoryResDB()), but you'd have to write all the formatting and spec output etc yourself.

    So probably you either need to open an ADE XL view (if this is running from "ocean" or "virtuoso -nographE", you could do that), or contact customer support to get an enhancement.

    Regards,

    Andrew.

     

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  • Thu, Dec 12 2013 5:17 AM

    Re: ADE-XL graphical outputs accessed from Skill Reply

    Axel,

    Or maybe this:

     procedure(CCFopenADEXL(lib cell view historyName)
       let((win sess sdb hist)
         win=car(exists(wid hiGetWindowList()
           (sess=axlGetWindowSession(wid)) &&
           axlGetSessionLibName(sess)==lib &&
           axlGetSessionCellName(sess)==cell &&
           axlGetSessionViewName(sess)==view
         ))
         unless(win
           win=deOpen(list(nil 'libName lib 'cellName cell 'viewName view))
         )
         sess=axlGetWindowSession(win)
         sdb=axlGetMainSetupDB(sess)
         hist=axlGetHistoryEntry(sdb historyName)
         axlViewHistoryResults(sess hist)
       )
    )

    Regards,

    Andrew.

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  • Thu, Dec 12 2013 6:34 AM

    • AxelS
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    Re: ADE-XL graphical outputs accessed from Skill Reply

    Hi Andrew,

    This works. Great, many thanks. What I was missing was the deOpen.

    Regards,

    Axel

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