Connectors are methods of connecting to DriveWorks to automate the creation of DriveWorks Specifications.
Connectors can be used to create new specifications or to edit existing specifications.
There are three ways this can be accomplished
Connectors can be enabled on the current machine. When multiple DriveWorks Autopilot machines are in use each machine can have a specific connector enabled.
Connectors send information into Constants or Controls of a specification by name. Connectors will observe the following behavior when driving data into a specification:
The Connector list can be be filtered by using the filter at the top of the list.
Please see the topic How To Use Filters for more advanced filtering information.
A new connector can be added by:
Select the Connector from the Connectors list and click the Rename button.
The Name field will become enabled, allowing the existing name to be edited.
Select the Connector from the Connectors list and click the Delete button.
A DriveWorks Connectors dialog will appear allowing confirmation of the action. Click OK to confirm.
A Connector must be enabled to allow it to run once DriveWorks Autopilot is started.
Select the Connector from the Connectors list and click the Toggle Enabled State button.
The Is Enabled field will display Yes.
Repeat the above to toggle the Is Enabled field to display No.
The applied setting(s) for a Connector are modified from the Edit window.
Select the Connector from the Connectors list and click the Edit button.
The Edit window will be shown, allowing the appropriate settings to be modified.