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An extra window appears while connecting to PicoScope

Postby user6567 » Mon Mar 16, 2015 6:12 pm

Hello,

I'm writing a user interface for PicoScope 5203 in C++ with the Qt (5.3.2) library.

When I ran the test program provided with the library it worked fine. However, when I made a simple GUI, executing the ps5000OpenUnit(&(unit.handle)); function causes a small window to apprear for about 5 seconds. Then it disappears and the program works well. It happens every time I call this function in my program.

The window is in the middle of the screen and it's empty.

I'm sure this is the reason - I commented out the call to the function and there was no extra window.

This isn't a huge problem, but I'd like to know if I can get rid of it.
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Re: An extra window appears while connecting to PicoScope

Postby Hitesh » Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:12 pm

Hi user6567,

This sounds like the PicoScope splash screen which appears when the ps5000OpenUnit function is called.

It's possible the Qt library is not rendering it correctly.

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Re: An extra window appears while connecting to PicoScope

Postby user6567 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:07 pm

Thank you for the answer.

I'd also like to know if it is possible to avoid displaying the window. Is there anything I can do?
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Re: An extra window appears while connecting to PicoScope

Postby Hitesh » Tue Mar 24, 2015 11:37 am

Hi,

Could you please e-mail support@picotech.com in order to discuss this further as we will need some information about your application.

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