UDT Out DAT

From TouchDesigner 099 Wiki

Summary

The UDT Out DAT is used for sending information over a UDT connection between remotely located computers.

Send messages using the udtoutDAT_Class. Handle received messages using the callback DAT attached to the UDT In DAT. See Network Protocols.

Although it is an 'Out' node, it can receive reply messages from the machine(s) it sends to. The messages will appear in the DAT's contents (just like the UDT In DAT).

Tscript uses the send Command to initiate the data output.

See also: UDT In DAT

PythonIcon.png udtoutDAT_Class

Parameters - Connect Page

Protocol protocol - Selects the network protocol to use. Refer to the Network Protocols article for more information.

Port port - The network port to send to.

Shared Connection shared - Use the same connection as other networking DATs using the same network protocol.

Row/Callback Format format - Determines how the incoming data is parsed.

  • One Row Per Byte - One row is added to the table per byte received.
  • One Row Per Line - One row is added to the table per line received.
  • One Row Per Message - One row is added to the table per message received.

Active script - This check box enables the connection.

Parameters - Received Data Page

Callbacks DAT callbacks - The Callbacks DAT will execute once for each message coming in.

Execute from executeloc - Determines the location the script is run from.

  • Current Node current - The script is executed from the current node location.
  • Callbacks DAT callbacks - The script is executed from the location of the DAT specified in the Callbacks DAT parameter.
  • Specified Operator op - The script is executed from the operator specified in the From Operator parameter below.

From Operator fromop - The operator whose state change will trigger the DAT to execute its script when Execute from is set to Specified Operator. This operator is also the path that the script will be executed from if the Execute from parameter is set to Specified Operator.

Clamp Output clamp - The DAT is limited to 100 messages by default but with Clamp Output, this can be set to anything including unlimited.

Maximum Lines maxlines - Limits the number of messages, older messages are removed from the list first.

Clear Output clear - Deletes all lines except the heading. To clear with a python script op("opname").par.clear.pulse()

Bytes Column bytes - Outputs the raw bytes of the message in a separate column.