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WCrcp for iOS features request: simple dashboard
« on: June 26, 2018, 01:31:37 AM »
I really wish I could create a simple dashboard with a "prettier" view of information.  I don't need to see every intimate detail of my weather station at all times.  I would like a simple dashboard, more similar to the splash bar that WC generates for web pages or email signatures and letting me select what things I want to see...with larger numbers.

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Would original WeatherCat for iOS display work? (Re: Simple dashboard)
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2018, 11:59:16 PM »
Dear Xipper and WeatherCat iOS users,

I really wish I could create a simple dashboard with a "prettier" view of information.  I don't need to see every intimate detail of my weather station at all times.  I would like a simple dashboard, more similar to the splash bar that WC generates for web pages or email signatures and letting me select what things I want to see...with larger numbers.

Would the original display from the WeatherCat for iOS work for your needs?  It is still present in WeatherCatRCP but can only connect to a WeatherCat 2.0 server.  I would hope it would be straightforward to drive that display using the WeatherCat 3 data, but only Grand would know for sure.

Cheers, Edouard

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Dear Xipper and WeatherCat iOS users,

I really wish I could create a simple dashboard with a "prettier" view of information.  I don't need to see every intimate detail of my weather station at all times.  I would like a simple dashboard, more similar to the splash bar that WC generates for web pages or email signatures and letting me select what things I want to see...with larger numbers.

Would the original display from the WeatherCat for iOS work for your needs?  It is still present in WeatherCatRCP but can only connect to a WeatherCat 2.0 server.  I would hope it would be straightforward to drive that display using the WeatherCat 3 data, but only Grand would know for sure.

Cheers, Edouard

Never fear, the "Classic" screen in WeatherCatRCP will work with a WeatherCat 3 server.

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Never fear, the "Classic" screen in WeatherCatRCP will work with a WeatherCat 3 server.

Grand:
  • Do you still have to forward the ports 49250-49254 to use the Classic Screen in WeatherCatRCP on WC 3 servers?
  • If not, do you know if there is any other reason to continue forward those ports, i.e. are they still used for the WC Client in WC 3?
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My copy of WeatherCatRCP was AWOL (Re: WeatherCat for iOS display work?)
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2018, 11:26:39 PM »
Dear Grand, Blick, and WeatherCat iOS users,

Never fear, the "Classic" screen in WeatherCatRCP will work with a WeatherCat 3 server.

Oops!  I did try it and it only connected to trixology-eng.com.  It turns out that my copy of WeatherCatRCP was locked up somehow and I couldn't get it to do anything.  I had to cycle back to trixology-eng.com and return to local before everything worked normally once more.  So if the classic mode is a good enough dashboard it certainly is already available.

Cheers, Edouard  [cheers1]

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Never fear, the "Classic" screen in WeatherCatRCP will work with a WeatherCat 3 server.

Grand:
  • Do you still have to forward the ports 49250-49254 to use the Classic Screen in WeatherCatRCP on WC 3 servers?
  • If not, do you know if there is any other reason to continue forward those ports, i.e. are they still used for the WC Client in WC 3?

Good question. When I installed WeatherCat 3, I added port 49255 and left ports 49250-49254 in the port-forwarding configuration.

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Good question. When I installed WeatherCat 3, I added port 49255 and left ports 49250-49254 in the port-forwarding configuration.

That's what i did too, but I'm wondering if we need all those other ports. After all, I don't want to waste forwarded ports; I might run out of them.  :)
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