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Variations GUI

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Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Caroline Juszczak on Jun 28, 2016

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The Variations GUI

 

Although you can manually create a variations file in notepad.exe, the variations GUI will help automate this process.

 

If the device script supports variations then the Variations tab will be available on the Device Information panel.

 

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To open the Variations GUI, click the 'Use Variations' button on this tab. The Variations GUI will then be displayed, defaulting to the 'Help' tab.

 

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Once opened, the tabs on the GUI will show any variations currently being used.

If a field shows a grayed out value this is the value that the underlying script is currently using.

 

To select a variation tick the check-box and enter the variations value.

 

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*Note: When focus moves to a text-box field, the the 'Current field help' in the left pane is populated with additional helpful information about that field.

 

Saving a device variation

 

Once you have selected and entered values for the fields you want to override click the Save button and the variations file will be automatically created for you in the variations folder for that device.

 

Applying a device variation to a group of devices

 

If you want to apply the variations to all devices of the same device type as the current device, and that belong to the same group as the current device, then click the Group Save button instead.

 

Removing variations

 

To remove all variations you can either delete the variations file from the variations folder\sub folder. Or you can remove all the variations in the variations GUI and then click either save or save group as appropriate.

 

See Device Variations for more information on the individual variations.

 

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