Configure pipes

Description how to configure API in RedCrab Calculator

Configure pipes

RedCrab provides an application interface, which can send data to calculate in external programs. To call a function in an external programm, RedCrab integrated the function Xcon(). The communication is provided via pipes.

To enable RedCrab to communicate with external programs, you must activate the interface with a click of the button Start pipes. Stop pipes disabled the interface.

If runs more than once instance of RedCrab on a computer, the communication can be activated only in one program

Trying a second process to start the pipes, the error message "All pipe instances are busy" is issued

The pipe monitor

A click on the button Monitor on the ribbon menu group Pipes opens the pipe monitor panel.

The number of maximum connections can be changed here.

The status of existing pipes will be shown in a list.