Visualize Touch Data Using MPLAB® Data Visualizer

Last modified by Microchip on 2023/11/09 08:55

Step-by-Step User Guide

This tutorial is a step-by-step guide to using the MPLAB Data Visualizer tool to view the data required to tune your touch-sensing project.

Project Configuration and Generation

Tune tab

Refer to "Visualize Touch Data Using MPLAB Data Visualizer " to tune the project for visualization.

  • Verify all the configurations, generate, build, and program the code to the selected device.

Data Visualization

  • Open the MPLAB Data Visualizer plugin/standalone.
  • In the connections pane, click on the COM Port and enter the required Baud Rate under the COM Settings.

MPLAB Data Visualizer Connections pane

  • Select the Variable Streamers option from the left pane.

Variable Streamers option view

  • In the Variable Streamers tab, select the Auto-configure option by clicking on it.

Variable Streamers tab Auto-configure option

Variable Streamers Auto Configure View

  • Select the source as the connected device from the source drop-down list.

Source drop-down list

  • Now set the correct path to the data streamer files that have been generated from MCC by clicking on the folder icon and navigating to the correct folder path.

Select Folder icon button in the Auto-configure Options pane

  • Then start the comport by clicking on the start icon, once the streaming has started then the data visualization will be displayed in the right pane.

Data Dashboard