|Thema: Soft buttons, configuring|
On the left side of the user level pages (Live, Player and Multi View), you can find several soft buttons some of which have been pre-defined in the factory.
You can customize these button in order to facilitate certain work processes or to simplify the access to certain actions or dialogs. For example, you can define a soft button for calling the URL of an external alarm plan in an emergency or for sending IP Notify messages to other computers or cameras. Also, you can use these buttons to control the features of the pan/tilt head via the serial interface.
In order to edit a soft button, you have the following possibilities:
Hold [Shift] down and click on one of the soft buttons on the Live, Player or Multi View pages.
Set the function for the soft button:
|Replace this button with||
Specify the action to be performed.
|No function||Select a function for the selected soft button.|
Execute a command:
Click on this button to temporarily store the configuration of this soft button.
|Set Factory Menu||Click on this button to reset the menu of this page to its factory default settings.|
|Copy Menu to Others||Click on this button to copy the menu of this page to the other side of the camera.|
|Define Function||Displays the Configure Soft Buttons dialog so that you can edit the features in the list as described under Editing Soft Button Features.|
Use the Configure Soft Buttons dialog to manage the soft button features.
|Name||Enter a short unique name that can be selected later on in the feature list of the Configure Soft Buttons dialog.|
|Color||Set the color of the soft button.|
|Function||Select the desired function.|
|Parameters||Some features require parameters. Once you have selected a feature, the related parameters are displayed here. Use spaces to separate multiple parameters and enter the parameter values with preceding "=" characters.|
|Options||To delete a soft button, click on the Delete option and confirm your selection by clicking on the Set button.|
Click on the Set button to activate your settings and to save them until the camera is rebooted.
Click on the Close button to close the dialog. While closing the dialog, the system checks the entire configuration for changes. If changes are detected, you will be asked if you would like to store the entire configuration permanently.