(SoftwareWedge for Windows)
the need for manual data entry of instrument data into Windows
application programs. WinWedge v1.2 is designed to work
with simple ASCII output devices such as bar code and mag
stripe readers, electronic scales, calipers and gages or
any device that transmits simple text data.(For other instruments
see WinWedge Pro).
of WinWedge v1.2 (Standard Edition) are listed below. WinWedge
Pro and WinWedge 32 Pro support all these features plus
the additional features listed under WinWedge Pro
- Extremely easy to
use menu-driven set-up. Can be configured for
most standard serial devices and applications in a few
minutes! Programming not required.
- Supports all com
ports available under Windows 3.x. May be installed
on COM 1 thru COM 9 to collect data from serial instruments
on up to 9 serial ports simultaneously.
- Keystroke Macro
Insertion. Add additional keystrokes or keystroke
macros before, after or within your serial input data.
Keystroke macros allow you to control where and how serial
data appears in the target application program in Keystroke
- Automatic Date/Time
Stamping of your serial data.
- Transfer Data as
Keystrokes or via DDE items to any Windows application.
- Up to 20 button
Controllable Output Strings
- Data Parsing Capabilities
allow the user to split incoming data into fields.
Input only the data you need and ignor the rest. The Standard
Version (v1.2) only supports parsing and filtering of
very simple data structures such as single field data
records, comma delimited data or fixed length data records.
The Pro versions support parsing and filtering of any
- A powerful Serial
Data Analyzer allows you to preview serial data
and debug all serial communications.
- Automatic Data Acknowledgement
feature sends a command or acknowledgement string back
to the serial device after each data record has been received.
- Full Support of Dynamic
- Timed Automatic
Prompting. WinWedge can automatically transmit
commands and prompts to your serial devices at regular
timed intervals. This is popular for requesting regular
data from instruments.
- Data Filtering Capabilities
let you selectively filter out non-numeric characters
from any field in your input data or ignor specific field
- Selectable Communications
Parameters. 110-19,200 baud (the Pro version
to 56,000 baud): 5,6,7 or 8 data bits: EVEN, ODD, MARK,
SPACE or NO parity. Supports full hardware and software
Flow Control. Selectable input and output buffer sizes
from 128 bytes to 32K.
- Pre-Transfer Translation
Tables. Translate incoming ASCII characters to
specific PC keystrokes or keystoke combinations (Keystroke
Mode) or other ACSII characters (DDE Mode).
- FREE - DDE Command