Virtual state devices provide the programmer the capability to create unique environments to provide a customized solution. The virtual states can be tracked across interfaces and used to update widgets within each interface.
Importing Virtual State device
- Open Builder
- Search – Model = Virtual
Using Virtual Device within builder
- Create Alias
Create unique name for alias for easy programming within interface
- Add set states to widgets, macros and/or events
Tracking Virtual State
This example uses a System Off macro and tracks the Cable Box virtual state.
Add conditional to button/macro/event
Virtual states may not match the actual state of a piece of equipment. When configuring virtual states be aware that physical alterations to a device will negatively affect programming.
Create a Network gateway
Enter IP address of 0.0.0.0 and click create
Drag device to center pane of gateway information