Troubleshoot Flexlogger: Interface Issues and Use of Flexlogger

Updated Nov 4, 2021

Environment

Software

  • FlexLogger
  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)
  • FlexLogger Plugin Development Kit

Driver

  • NI-DAQmx

The focus of this guide is to help start troubleshooting the Flexlogger interface and start to explore the question of "Is this possible with Flexlogger?", this is part of a collection of guides aimed at troubleshooting Flexlogger. If "Interface Issues and Use of Flexlogger" is not the problem being experienced head back to the Overview of Topics.

This guide is split into interface troubleshooting and a number of specific issues relating to the use of Flexlogger. The specific issues should not be treated as a list to work through, rather a set of examples that can help you in your troubleshooting process. (Though they may be the answer!)

By the end of this article, you can expect to have been through the troubleshooting steps common to this topic area. By reading through the specific examples, you will know more search terms related to "Interface Issues and Use of Flexlogger" that can help inspire questions and different ways to look at the problem.

Flexlogger is aimed for test, validation and verification, and Instrumentation, with the advantage of enabling quick and easy data acquisition without any programming and automatic synchronisation. Therefore, before troubleshooting, consider how much programming and editing are you trying to implement? Are there more effective tools available?

Interface Troubleshooting:

When “Exporting Automatically or Manually” to CSV, it is expected to take additional time for the text-based file format. Is it possible to consider alterations to the export?

Within Flexlogger, although it’s not possible to add extra interface functionalities if they are not already programmed in the properties tab, it is possible to change some aspects of the interface by exploring the item panel on the right-hand side of the window. 


Specific Examples:

The following example is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all potential problems. However, it can be used to help identify useful search terms by introducing keywords important to the troubleshooting of this topic

Next Steps

If you are still experiencing a problem then either head back to the list of troubleshooting topics  or look at the next troubleshooting guide: Bug Fixes and Known Issues