What do the different configuration file extensions represent?
The Gocator can hold 3 different types of files, ".cfg", ".tfm" and ".prof".
- Configurations Settings (.cfg): Contains settings that are shown in the Setup, Measurement, and Output pages.
- Transformation Parameters (.tfm): If "Current Configuration" is selected under Calibration, the tranformation parameters are saved in a file with the same name as the current configuration, but with the .tfm extension.
- Profile Templates: If Profile Fixturing is enabled, fixturing settings are saved in a file with the same name as the current configuration, but with the .prof extension.
When saving and loading the current configuration using the Gocator web interface tool bar, the saving/loading of the 3 file types is automatically handled.
When saving and loading the current configuration using the Gocator SDK, the saving/loading of the 3 file types is automatically handled using a special symbolic extension ".set", together with the call Go2System_CopyFile.
To save the current live configuration to a set of files named "test" call Go2System_CopyFile with source "_live.set" and destination "test.set". The sensor will then automatically handle the saving of the 3 files depending on how the sensor is configure (i.e. "test.tfm" is saved if Current Configuration is selected and "test.prof" is saved is profile fixturing is enabled).
To load a set of files named "test", i.e. to make "test" the current live configuration, call Go2System_CopyFile with source "test.set" and destination "_live.set". The sensor will then automatically load any files of the 3 types with the base name "test" that exists in storage.