Charts, Dials and Meters
The free graph, dial
and meter widgets are provided as a part of the Community Edition of the GLG Toolkit,
All widgets may
be used as individual components
or embedded in a bigger GLG drawing, such as a dashboard
or HMI screen.
The widgets can be deployed as C/C++/C#, Java, AJAX or ActiveX
in a variety of run-time environments.
here for more information on the GLG
Click here for the GLG Widgets FAQs.
Builder: Editing and Creating
Any GLG Widget is simply a
that may be loaded into any GLG
application using one of the provided GLG Libraries (Java, C/C++/C#,
and animated with real-time data.
The GLG Graphics
Builder is a graphical editor for editing widgets as well as
creating new widgets. Any widget drawing may be
loaded into the
Builder to customize the widget
by editing its resources. A modified widget drawing may be saved into a
file to create a custom
version of the widget.
The Graphics Builder's Run mode may be used to prototype a widget's run-time
behavior by animating it with either simulated or real
data. The run command provides numerous data prototyping options.
widgets may be created from scratch
Builder and added to the Builder's palettes. The
Graphics Builder may also be used to create elaborate dashboards which
graph, meter and dial widgets in one drawing.
to for more information on the GLG
Click here for the GLG Widgets FAQs
on editing GLG widgets.
with the Community
deploying GLG Widgets:
here for more information on the deployment
The Graphics Builder
may be used as a tool
to generate chart print-outs for various projects.
To create a graph printout, load a desired chart or graph from the
graph palette, edit its colors, titles and other resources, then use
the Builder's Run command to
fill the graph with your data. The -script
and -datafile options of the
run command may be used to take graph data from a file.
Click here for
an example of generating a graph printout with instructions and script
samples from the GLG