[Kst] Real time monitoring

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Mon Sep 13 17:52:12 CEST 2004

On Monday 13 September 2004 11:31, Alex Dubov wrote:
> Hello.
> I wonder, whether there are facilities for real-time
> data monitoring in kst? It seems that there are some
> provisions for data streaming, but documentation is
> very unclear.
> Currently, I have to set-up a temperature monitoring
> facility with few termometers and I want kst to
> display running plots of temperature in real time. Is
> it currently possible (and how)? If no, what shall be
> done to allow it? I have a decent programming
> background and I can probably implement all needed
> functionality, but there are no "TODO" items on this
> topic and documentation is incomplete.
> Thus, I decided to ask for your advice before starting
> the work. Sure enough, I'll submit all my work back to
> you (if I'll do something).

  This is one of the main functonalities in Kst.  You simply stream your data 
into the data file, such as an ascii file, and Kst picks it up and displays 
it.  It polls files regularly to find new data.

George Staikos
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