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Note  For a description and a complete list of UI Objects, see UI Objects.

Works in combination with the data logger function to present a collection of data using time-based statistical charts. This object automatically adapts the graphical layout and size of the charts based on the overall object's size. The default presentation can be customized using several optional attributes.

UI Object datalogger.1.pngUI Object datalogger.2.pngUI Object datalogger.3.png


  • id: the object's ID, used by UISets. Required
  • position: the object's position. Use the pixels or rows and columns coordinates format
  • size: the chart's area's width and height
  • label: the values axis label
  • attributes: list of UI attribute ids and values defining the chart's aspect and data. Setting this parameter is the same as setting each UI attribute with a UISet


(datalogger <id>; <pos>; <width>; <height>; <label>; <attributes>)


(chart!chart1 x3y187; 312; 180; (type=line; values=0,10,24,12,7,35,42,1,23,4))

UI Attributes

Common attributes

Name Value Description
pos x<x>y<y> Position specified as x/y coordinates. E.g. x-5y10
visible true Default. Show the object
false Hide the object
blink true | slow Blink the object at a slow speed
fast Blink the object at a fast speed
false Stop the blinking
opacity 0.0 ... 1.0 Object opacity from 0 (not visible) to 1 (fully visible)
rotation 0 ... 360 Object rotation in degrees. Images are rotated around the center point, all other objects are rotated around the top left corner

Datalogger attributes

Name Value Description
mode live Live mode
browser Browser mode
slot number Show a specific slot, from 0 to the number of slots-1
scale year Set the live scale to year
month Set the live scale to month
day Set the live scale to day
hour Set the live scale to hour
browserscale year Set the browser scale to year
month Set the browser scale to month
day Set the browser scale to day
hour Set the browser scale to hour
browserdate date and time, in the "yyyymmddhh" format Set the browser date and time. These formats will also be accepted: "yyyy", "yyyymm", "yyyymmdd"
controls tabs Show tabs on live mode for scale and slots
toolbar Shot a toolbar to control live and browser modes
none Don't show any controls
panel true Show background panel
false Hide background panel
multichart true Show multiple charts on live mode
false Show a single chart on live mode, based on the selected scale
presentvaluecolor CSS color A color that applies to all present values
pastvaluecolor CSS color A color that applies to all past values
type bars Draw bars
gauge Draw a gauge, for charts with a single value. Use with the "value" attribute
points Draws points
line Draws a line connecting the values
spline Draws a spline connecting the values
valuelabelcolor CSS color Value label's color
valuelabeltype inside Value labels are shown inside (if "type" is bars, points or gauge) or over (if "type" is line or spline)
outside Value labels are shown above or below
popup Value labels are shown on mouseover, or on touch (if on a touch-enabled device)
notches value number of notches on the x-axis (for vertical charts) or on the y-axis (for horizontal charts)
axiscolor CSS color axis color
notchcolor CSS color color of the axis notches
labelcolor CSS color color of the axis and bars labels
thresholds comma-separated list of values List of values at which to display a line (threshold)
thresholdcolor CSS color Color of threshold lines
thresholdcolors comma-separated list of CSS colors List of colors of threshold lines, one value each line
A CSS color can be specified as
  • hex value: #<rr><gg><bb> E.g. #FF1010
  • color name: red, blue, white...
  • as rgb: rgb(<r>,<g>,<b>) E.g. rgb(255,30,30)
  • as rgba: rgba(<r>,<g>,<b>,<alpha>) E.g. rgba(255,30,30,0.5)