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Feature Version History

PIPython 2.8.0

  • add pitools.getmaxtravelrange()
  • add pitools.getmintravelrange()

PIPython 2.7.0

  • add GCSCommands.qIPR()
  • add GCSCommands.RES()
  • add PILogger

PIPython 2.6.0

  • add support for GCS 3.0 controllers
  • add data recorder tools for controllers with GCS 3.0 syntax

PIPython 2.5.1

  • fix missing files in pitools

PIPython 2.5.0

  • Support for GCS30 UMF Controllers

PIPython 2.4.0

  • add GCSCommands.qUSG()
  • add GCSCommands.SPV()
  • add GCSCommands.qSPV()
  • add GCSCommands.CPA()
  • add GCSCommands.UCL()
  • add GCSCommands.qUCL()
  • add GCSCommands.REC_STAT()
  • add GCSCommands.qREC_STAT()
  • add GCSCommands.REC_TRACE()
  • add GCSCommands.qREC_TRACE()
  • add GCSCommands.REC_TRG()
  • add GCSCommands.qREC_TRG()
  • add GCSCommands.REC_RATE()
  • add GCSCommands.qREC_RATE()
  • add GCSCommands.REC_START()
  • add GCSCommands.REC_STOP()
  • add GCSCommands.qREC_NUM()
  • add GCSCommands.qREC_DAT()
  • add GCSCommands.qLOG()

PIPython 2.3.0

  • Internal refactoring

PIPython 2.2.2

  • fix: No module named gcs30.gcs30commands_helpers

PIPython 2.2.1

  • fix missing argument in isgcs30

PIPython 2.2.0

  • Support for PI_SetConnectTimeout() and PI_EnableBaudRateScan()

PIPython 2.1.1

  • fix timing probles while reading the data recorder with pythom3

PIPython 2.1.0

  • pipython.datarectools.Datarecorder: maxnumvalues now also reads the maximum number of data recorder points from the 'HDR?' answer.
  • fix pipython.pitools.pitoopls.itemstostr. If 'data' is an integer of 0 or a float of 0.0 'itemstostr' now returns the string '0' or '0.0' instead of 'None'

PIPython 2.0.0

  • New package structure
  • support for WriteConfigurationFromDatabaseToControllerAndSave()

PIPython 1.5.2

  • Linux: fix string decoding in piusb

PIPython 1.5.1

  • fix parameter value conversion of hex parameter values

PIPython 1.5.0

  • add GCSCommands.POL()
  • add GCSCommands.STD()
  • add GCSCommands.RTD()
  • add GCSCommands.qRTD()
  • add GCSCommands.qLST()
  • add GCSCommands.DTL()

PIPython 1.4.0

  • fix string decoding in GCSDll()
  • add pitools.getservo()
  • pitools.waitonreferencing() does not call waitontarget()
  • in pitools call waitonready() with the "polldelay" argument
  • fix signature of GCSCommands.qTWS()
  • GCSCommands.CCL() will reset the list of supported GCS commands
  • interfaces.pisocket.PISocket() uses socket.TCP_NODELAY
  • add "ATZ" as "referencing command" to pitools.DeviceStartup()
  • add GCSMessages.logfile property
  • rename license.md to eula.md
  • add datarectools.get_hdr_options()
  • add Datarecorder.recopts property
  • add Datarecorder.trigopts property
  • all timeout default values are set to 300 seconds

PIPython 1.3.9

  • add pitools.waitonmacro()
  • catch GCS error 2 (unknown command) after EAX during startup
  • GCS commands arguments can be sets, too
  • DDL(tables, offsets, values) -> DDL(table, offsets, values)
  • add GCSDevice.isavailable
  • convert parameter values according to types in qHPA answer
  • fix signature of GCSCommands.qJLT()

PIPython 1.3.8

  • add interfaces.piusb
  • add pitools.readgcsarray()
  • add pitools.waitonwavegen()
  • add pitools.moveandwait()
  • add piparams.applyconfig()
  • pitools.startup() defines and references stages only if necessary
  • add GCSCommands.allaxes
  • add GCSDevice.hasref()
  • add GCSDevice.haslim()
  • add GCSDevice.canfrf()
  • add GCSDevice.canfnl()
  • add GCSDevice.canfpl()
  • add pitools.waitonphase()
  • add pitools.setservo()
  • controller specific startup sequence

PIPython 1.3.7

  • add pitools.movetomiddle()
  • add pipython.fastaligntools
  • PI_GCS2_DLL is used by default
  • add pitools.savegcsarray()
  • add pitools.itemstostr()

PIPython 1.3.6

  • add controller C-886, E-872
  • GCSDevice supports external Gateway

PIPython 1.3.5

  • add DLL functions for PIStages3
  • "wait on" functions support polldelay times
  • fix GCSCommands.SGA()
  • fix GCSCommands.qSPA()
  • fix GCSCommands.qSEP()
  • add optional argument "noraise" for StopAll(), HLT(), STP()
  • add pitools.waitonfastalign()
  • add pitools.waitonautozero()
  • add GCS Error codes

PIPython 1.3.4

  • add pipython.interfaces.piserial
  • "wait on" functions support predelay and postdelay times
  • add GCSCommands.TSP()
  • setup writes key for PIUpdateFinder always into 32 bit part of registry
  • change formatting of numbers in GCS strings
  • GCSDll supports "K" devices
  • GCSMessages.bufstate will not write to log
  • rename ReadGCSData() -> read_gcsdata()
  • add controller C-663.12
  • add parameters for E-873.3QTU, C-663.10C885
  • add GCS Error codes
  • bugfixing

PIPython 1.3.3

  • add GCSCommands.SGP()
  • add GCSCommands.qSGP()
  • add GCSCommands.WAV_SIN()
  • add GCSCommands.WAV_POL()
  • add GCSCommands.WAV_TAN()
  • add GCSCommands.WAV_SWEEP()
  • add GCSCommands.checkerror()
  • add GCSCommands.DEL()
  • add new controllers
  • add controller parameters
  • fix for handling unicode in Python 3
  • bugfixing of some GCS commands

PIPython 1.3.2

  • add GCSCommands.FSF()
  • add GCSCommands.qFSF()
  • add GCSCommands.qFSR()
  • add pitools.getaxeslist()
  • add pitools.ontarget()
  • add pitools.waitonwalk()
  • add pitools.waitonoma()
  • add pitools.waitontrajectory()
  • fix DLL function prefix