Motion-Law: Position-List

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Motion-Law: Position-List

Import Data: Position List

Import Data: Position List

The Position List is a List Segment-Type.


See also Z-Raw-Data , Acceleration-List


You must use the Data-Transfer Table to import data into a Position-List segment.

STEP 1.Import data into the Data-Transfer Table

1.Use the Motion-Law Selector to select Position List

2.Open the Data-Transfer Table

3.Click a cell in the first row of the Data-Transfer Table to make it the active cell.

To transfer data into Data-Transfer Table from your own data file:

4.Do:

a.Copy and Paste data to and from your clipboard into the Data-Transfer Table.

or

b.Open a CSV, TXT or DAT(Camlinks based) file.

or :

c.Get Segment-Data or Get Motion Data from a different segment or motion.

The data is now in the Data-Transfer Table

STEP 2.Paste data from the Data-Transfer Table to a Position List segment

To Paste all of the data:

1.Click the Pos header (or the Header with the Position Values) in the Data-Transfer Table to select all of the data in the column.

2.Click Put List Data MT-DTT-PutData in the Data-Transfer Table toolbar.

MT-Toolbar-DataTrasfer

Note : These two icon show only when the segment is a List Segment-Type.

OR

To Paste a sub-section of the data:

1.Click the first data-point you want to paste

2.SHIFT+Click the last data-point you want to paste

When the cells are active:

3.Click Put List Data MT-DTT-PutData in the Data-Transfer Table toolbar.

MT-Toolbar-DataTrasfer

Note : These two icon show only when the segment is a List Segment-Type.

STEP 3.Scale the data in the Position-List Segment.

There are two cases:

Case 1: First and Last data points are EQUAL

Scale-Factor and Position-List Use when First = Last data point.

Scale-Factor and Position-List
Use when First = Last data point.

1.Open the Segment-Editor

If required, to see the Segment Parameters, expand and collapse the Segment Motion-Law.

2.Edit the Scale Factor parameter.


Case 2: First and Last data points are NOT EQUAL

SEGMENT EDITOR : Start and End Positions of a Position-List segment

SEGMENT EDITOR : Start and End Positions of a Position-List segment

1.Start the Segment-Editor or Blend-Point-Editor

2.Edit the Start-Position and End-Position

Velocity, Acceleration and Jerk values scale automatically to the difference between the Start and End-Positions.