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|0003057||3 - Current Dev List||Enhancement||public||2019-01-10 11:19||2019-05-31 09:57|
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|Summary||0003057: Rig Control would benefit from an expressive, formula-oriented mechanism for calculating distinct setting values|
|Description||Rig Control is full of tables of radio commands. Some commands provide lists of choices; "Slow", "Medium", "Fast" AGC speeds, for example. With three choices over a non-numerical setting, it's practical and simple to directly replicate the list of choices.|
However, some settings have wide ranges. CW Pitch on many Yaesu rigs, for example, is settable from 300 to 1050 hertz in 10-hertz increments. This is 76 choices. It would be nice to represent this list descriptively: "HZ" is a suffix, range of 0 to 75, offset of 300, step of 10. Then, we functionally compute Hertz = offset + step*setting; or setting = (Hertz-offset)/step.
As it stands now, we instead must manage a huge and cumbersome list of choices:
RADIO_FTDX_991, ADV_OPT_RW, _T("Basic"), _T(""), _T("Key pitch"), _T("KP-02"), ADV_RANGE, 1, 0, 75, 1, 0, _T(""), _T(""), _T("300 Hz,310 Hz,320 Hz,330 Hz,340 Hz,350 Hz,360 Hz,370 Hz,380 Hz,390 Hz,400 Hz,410 Hz,420 Hz,430 Hz,440 Hz,450 Hz,460 Hz,470 Hz,480 Hz,490 Hz,") _T("500 Hz,510 Hz,520 Hz,530 Hz,540 Hz,550 Hz,560 Hz,570 Hz,580 Hz,590 Hz,600 Hz,610 Hz,620 Hz,630 Hz,640 Hz,650 Hz,660 Hz,670 Hz,680 Hz,690 Hz,") _T("700 Hz,710 Hz,720 Hz,730 Hz,740 Hz,750 Hz,760 Hz,770 Hz,780 Hz,790 Hz,800 Hz,810 Hz,820 Hz,830 Hz,840 Hz,850 Hz,860 Hz,870 Hz,880 Hz,890 Hz,") _T("900 Hz,910 Hz,920 Hz,930 Hz,940 Hz,950 Hz,960 Hz,970 Hz,980 Hz,990 Hz,1000 Hz,1010 Hz,1020 Hz,1030 Hz,1040 Hz,1050 Hz"),
which is error-prone and tedious.
Let's enhance Rig Control's RadioOptions.cpp module to implement functional descriptions so that such tables aren't necessary.
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