Gladevcp grayed out

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12 Mar 2017 14:04 #89465 by AThayer
AThayer created the topic: Gladevcp grayed out
Ok I configured a simulated milling machine. I added a gladevcp which displays. The issue I am having is the panel is grayed out even after pressing e stop and power button. I don't know if it is something I did or something I need to do. Anyone have any ideas?
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12 Mar 2017 16:51 #89473 by cmorley
cmorley replied the topic: Gladevcp grayed out
Hard to answer definitively without more info but:
There are container widgets that grey-out (made insensitive in GTK speak).
These are: state_sensitive_table and hal_sensitive_table.
HAL_sensitive_table has a HAL pin that must be set true to make them sensitive to input.
State_sensitive_table depends on the state of linuxcnc. There are selectable states to react to.
Did you home the machine? If you have a state_sensitive_table I would bet it's set to wait for all-homed.

Chris M
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12 Mar 2017 18:55 #89479 by AThayer
AThayer replied the topic: Gladevcp grayed out
Thanks Chris where would I find these widgets and how to I edit them?
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12 Mar 2017 20:50 - 12 Mar 2017 20:51 #89489 by cmorley
cmorley replied the topic: Gladevcp grayed out
use the GLADE editor to edit the .glade file.
on the right hand side of the editor, it should list the widget hierarchy.

Change the sensitive table to a regular table.
But really if the sensitive table is a state sensitive table it probably was put there in the first place for a good reason.

Chris M
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