Touch In DAT
The Touch In DAT receives full tables across the network from the Touch Out DAT, as opposed to messages with the other network based DATs.
See also UDP Out DAT.
Parameters - Touch In Page
protocol - ⊞ - Select which protocol to use, refer to the Network Protocols article for more information.
- Streaming (TCP/IP)
- Messaging (UDP)
- Multi-Cast Messaging (UDP)
address - For multi-cast protocol, this is the multi-cast address to listen for. For UDT protocol this is the IP address of the server.
port - The port receiving the packets.
shared - Use the same connection as other networking DATs using the same network protocol.
active - While on, the DAT receives information sent to the network port. While Off, no updating occurs. Data sent to the port is lost.
Parameters - Common Page
language - ⊞ - Select how the DAT decides which script language to operate on.
input- The DAT uses the inputs script language.
node- The DAT uses it's own script language.
extension - ⊞ - Select the file extension this DAT should expose to external editors.
dat- various common file extensions.
- From Language
language- pick extension from DATs script language.
- Custom Extension
custom- Specify a custom extension.
customext - Specifiy the custom extension.
wordwrap - ⊞ - Enable Word Wrap for Node Display.
input- The DAT uses the inputs setting.
on- Turn on Word Wrap.
off- Turn off Word Wrap.
Info CHOP Channels
Extra Information for the Touch In DAT can be accessed via an Info CHOP.
Specific Touch In DAT Info Channels
- messages_pending -
Common DAT Info Channels
- num_rows - Number of rows in this DAT.
- num_cols - Number of columns in this DAT.
Common Operator Info Channels
- total_cooks - Number of times the operator has cooked since the process started.
- cook_time - Duration of the last cook in milliseconds.
- cook_frame - Frame number when this operator was last cooked relative to the component timeline.
- cook_abs_frame - Frame number when this operator was last cooked relative to the absolute time.
- cook_start_time - Time in milliseconds at which the operator started cooking in the frame it was cooked.
- cook_end_time - Time in milliseconds at which the operator finished cooking in the frame it was cooked.
- cooked_this_frame - 1 if operator was cooked this frame.
- warnings - Number of warnings in this operator if any.
- errors - Number of errors in this operator if any.