Motion - Support Question 2006x 04x 26x 082823

how to send coordinate to other program

Question

hello,

sry for my english

im writing a simple program controling 2 stepper motors via lpt. how can i send coordinates from motion to my own program?


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-- LeoLaprdo - 26 Apr 2006

Answer

I'm not sure what do you need exactly ... but i guess that you want that motion sends you coordinates when motion is detected.

For that you need to use on_motion_detection event .

Here there's all the options :

http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/ConversionSpecifiers

Mainly i think you will be interested in :

%K - X coordinate in pixels of the center point of motion. Origin is upper left corner.

%L - Y coordinate in pixels of the center point of motion. Origin is upper left corner and number is positive moving downwards (I may change this soon).

-- AngelCarpintero - 22 Nov 2006
Topic revision: r4 - 22 Nov 2006, AngelCarpintero
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