File Architecture

File Architecture

Use this to better understand the complexity of VCM Scanners open/save dialogs.

 

Most files are saved in .xml format to enable outside modification if desired, for advanced users.

 

 

Architecture By Function


 

VCM Scanner

Stores the active Channel Configuration

Stores the active Channel Display Properties

Stores the active Layout Configuration

Stores the active Layout Display Properties

Stores user Math Parameters

Stores user Transforms

Stores user Preferences

 

Channels

Reloaded from VCM Scanner.cfg on open

Saved to VCM Scanner.cfg on close

Can be saved/loaded from user saved files

 

Layout

Reloaded from VCM Scanner.cfg on open

Saved to VCM Scanner.cfg on close

Can be saved/loaded from user saved files

 

 

Architecture By File Type


 

VCM Suite.cfg

Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\Settings\

Created by the VCM Scanner/Editor applications only

Shared between VCM Scanner/Editor instances

Application Keys

Unit System

Tuning Path

 

VCM Scanner.cfg

Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\Settings\

Created by the VCM Scanner application only

Shared between VCM Scanner instances

Stores Active Channel Configuration

Stores Active Channel Display Properties

Stores Active Layout Configuration

Stores Active Layout Display Properties

Stores User Math Parameters

Stores User Transforms

Stores Application Preferences & Settings

 

*.Channels.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Channel Configs\

Created by users only

Stores Parameter ID and Source

Stores Channel Polling Intervals

Stores Channel Transforms

 

*.ChannelDisplay.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Channel Configs\

Created by users only

Stores Channel Display Fonts and Colors

 

*.Layouts.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Layouts\

Created by users only

 

 

Architecture By File Type - Gauges


*.Gauges.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Gauges\

Created by users only

Stores all gauges on the selected display

 

*.Gauge.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Gauges\

Created by users only

Stores a single Gauge

 

*.GaugeDisplay.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Gauges\

Created by users only

Stores Gauge Display Fonts and Colors

 

 

Architecture By File Type - Graphs


*.Graphs.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Graphs\

Created by users only

Stores all graphs on the selected display

 

*.Table.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Graphs\

Created by users only

Stores a single Table

 

*.GraphDisplay.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Graphs\

Created by users only

Stores Graph Display Fonts and Colors

 

 

Architecture By File Type - Charts


*.Charts.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Charts\

Created by users only

Stores all charts on the selected display

 

*.Chart.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Charts\

Created by users only

Stores a single Chart and its associated Series

 

*.Series.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Charts\

Created by users only

Stores a single series

 

*.ChartDisplay.xml

Default Location: \My Documents\HP Tuners\VCM Scanner\Charts\

Created by users only

Stores Chart Display Fonts and Colors