Session Menu

The Session menu consists of the following options:

Name

Description

Connection

Opens the session connection sub-menu.

Standard Terminal Mode

Applies the standard view mode to the active session.
(Note: Do not use this view mode when attempting to connect to a session that requires terminal emulation such as VT100.)

Terminal Emulation Mode

Applies the terminal emulation view mode to the active session. Use this option for VT100, Linux, or ANSII terminal emulation.

Repeat Last TransmissionRe-transmits the last command/data issued to the active session.
Selected TextOpens the selected text sub-menu.

Clear Session Data

Removes all data from the data window in the active session.

Clear Data Above Selected LineRemoves all data from the data window above the cursor position.
(Note: This option is only available in the Standard Terminal Mode.

Clear Command Buffer

Removes all buffered / cached commands from the command bar in the active session.

Data Format

Opens the data format sub-menu.

Reboot

Transmits the custom reboot command sequence configured for the active session.  
The session connection will be disconnected and a based on a configured delay, the session will attempt to re-establish its connection.

Pass Mode

Opens the pass mode configuration dialog allowing to configure and enable serial pass mode.
(Note: This option is only available when connected via serial: RS232, RS422, RS485.

Broadcast Send Commands

If this option is enabled all commands transmitted in the active session are also broadcast and transmitted to all other open sessions.

Log Data To File

Opens the session logging tool to configure and start data logging for the active session.

Local Echo

If enabled, this option will print (echo) any data commands transmitted to the data window in the active session.

Pause Incoming Data

Pauses all inbound data from the connection on the active session window.
(Note:  This option does not buffer data, while paused, any data received will be ignored.)

Transmit Break SignalTransmits a BREAK signal to the configured serial port in the active terminal session.
(Note: This option is only available when connected via serial: RS232, RS422, RS485.

Transmit Control Code

Opens the control code sub-menu. The selected control code will be transmitted to the active session.

Syntax Color Filter

Opens the syntax color filter sub-menu

Session Properties

Opens the session properties configuration user interface for the active session.

Selected Text Sub-Menu

Name

Description

Send to Active Session

Transmits the selected text to the current active terminal session.

Send to All Open Sessions

Transmits the selected text to all open terminal sessions.

Send to Command Bar

Copies the selected text to the command bar in the current active session window.

Send to Data Converter

Sends the selected text to the data converter tool where it will get converted into the selected data format.

Add to Command MacrosCopies the selected text and add the text as a new command macro.
Add to Command LibraryCopies the selected text and add the text as a new command library command entry.
Add to Command RepeaterCopies the selected text and add the text as a new command repeater command entry.

Session Connection Sub-Menu

Name

Description

Connect

Attempts to establish a connection in the active session window.

Disconnect

Attempts to disconnect an open connection in the active session window.

Reconnect

Attempts to disconnect and then immediately re-establish a connection in the active session window.

Auto Reconnect

If this option is enabled, then when a session detects the loss of connectivity it will automatically attempt to re-establish the connection.
(Note:  Serial-based connections cannot determine the loss of connectivity.)

Session Date Byte Format Sub-menu

Name

Description

ASCII

Applies the selected data byte formatting to the active session.

ASCII w/ Control Codes

Applies the selected data byte formatting to the active session.

Hexadecimal

Applies the selected data byte formatting to the active session.

Hexadecimal w/ Control Codes

Applies the selected data byte formatting to the active session.

Decimal

Applies the selected data byte formatting to the active session.

Octal

Applies the selected data byte formatting to the active session.

Binary

Applies the selected data byte formatting to the active session.

Mixed ASCII/Hex

Applies the selected data byte formatting to the active session.

Custom

Applies the selected data byte formatting to the active session.

Byte Analysis

Applies the selected data byte formatting to the active session.

Byte Grouping

Sets the byte size representation (BYTE, WORD, DWORD) for displaying bytes in the following formats:  

  • Decimal
  • Hexadecimal
  • Octal
  • Binary

Syntax Color Filter Sub-Menu

Name

Description

None

Removes any selected syntax color filter from the active session window.

Filter Files
(1 - ...)

Applies the selected syntax color filter to the active session window.

Syntax Color Editor

Opens the syntax color editor tool.