FreeStyler allows for a second screen to be displayed which can be used to control FreeStyler.
This second screen can be on a second monitor and can be a touch screen device as well.
To set up your 2nd monitor to display a touch screen you need to into the menu Setup>FreeStyler Setup then select External Control from the left of the dialogue that appears. Now select Touchscreen.
The above image shows the Touchscreen setup dialogue.
Once you have set the various controls on this page please remember to click the Save button.
With Touchscreen userinterface 2 you can create your own Touchscreen interface. now you see the Deafult look.
also nice to now You doesn't need a touchscreen to acces this interface, you can also use the mouse to do everything.
so everwanted to create your own look This way you can do it.
if you open the Options on the toolbar, there will be some options to modify the Touchscreen page.
-Open: loads your creation.(FTS file)
-Save: Save Your Creation!
-Add buttons and sliders: Your you have a list of all the Buttons and slider you can use.
-Enable Mousepad: this wil enable a Pan and tilt window.
-Remove all buttons and sliders: Do i need to say more?
-Captions: Here you can decide if you like to have the Normal Button text or Numbers or your own text.
here you see Touchscreen pages buttons and you have 6 of them, so this mean you can have other buttons, slider and Touchpad on differnt Touchscreen pages.
If you press with the rightmouse button on a touchscreen button you will have these options:
-Color: you have 15 differnt types of Buttons therefore 15 differnt colors. But you can also use a button picture you made.More info
-Change text: The the text on a button.
-Page: here you can select on which touchscreen page the button should be on.
-Remove button: do i need to say more?
You can also use a Background you made.More info
The above image shows a blank Touchscreen userinterface 2. This is before any buttons or controls have been added.
The grid you see is an image that I created to help me line up the buttons and other controls on this display. You can create your own background images. The image needs to be stored in the FreeStyler\Images\Touch folder and needs to be called background.bmp. It should be created at a size that matches the resolution of you second monitor but take 20 pixels off of the height to allow for the menu bar at the top of the screen. So for example my second monitor has a resolution of 1440×900 so I created the image that was 1440×880.