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1. Basic concepts
1. BASIC CONCEPTS
• About a Conﬁguration
• About a Snapshot
• About storing Conﬁgurations and Snapshots
Projector Toolset is a software tool to set up, conﬁgure, manage and control Barco projectors.
The concept of this Projector Toolset software is modular. The basic package can be extended with sev-
eral optional device plug-in modules, now and in the future available.
The Projector Toolset software works with conﬁgurations that can be loaded. Within a conﬁguration, differ-
ent snapshots can be taken. A snapshot represents a current state of a conﬁguration and can be reloaded
to return to this typical state. These terms will be used through the complete software.
Projector Toolset is a stand-alone application that runs on a Java Virtual Machine and that does not require
Several conﬁgurations can be controlled simultaneously. Even when the conﬁgurations are connected via
1.2 About a Conﬁguration
What is a Conﬁguration?
A Conﬁguration is a collection of projectors with all their current settings, connected to a computer. A
conﬁguration can contain different settings, called snapshots, for all the projectors in the conﬁguration.
1.3 About a Snapshot
What is a Snapshot?
A Snapshot is collection of settings of a conﬁguration. Such a snapshot represents the current state of a
A snapshot can contain all settings or speciﬁc settings as input settings, lamp settings, layout settings or
projector settings. When restoring a snapshot, only the stored settings will be restored. The others remain
on their current value.
1.4 About storing Conﬁgurations and Snapshots
All information is stored by default in the install directory of Projector Toolset in the subdirectory Workspace.
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