log the data from the Measuring Blocks screen to a .CSV
file. These files can be opened and analyzed with Excel or
other spreadsheet applications.
[Browse] button allows you to specify the location for your
logs. By default, Log Files will be placed in the LOGS
sub-folder in your PC’s VCDS-Lite directory.
Log Dialog is open,
[Resume] can all be done with the same button.
begins saving the data to a log file.
pauses the saving of data to a log file
continues the saving of data to a log file.
when you're finished logging data
[Marker] function places a sequential number in the file when
you click the Marker button. This can be helpful for data
default, the name of the log file will be the controller
number followed by the number for each group number that you
are logging. The name can be changed to anything you'd like.
If you re-use an existing filename, your new data will be
appended to that file. If
VCDS-Lite keeps insisting that it can't open a Log file,
you're probably missing the LOGS folder and should re-install
Basic Settings is not currently available while logging (but
may be added later). However, you can start a log
while you're in Basic Settings.
1. Choose group or groups that you want to view from
default file name if desired. It will append the old file if
you use a particular name more than once.
[Done, Close] when you're finished logging data.
File->Open (change filetype to all *.*) and select the log
file that you made.
7. With mouse
select the columns you want to graph.
8. Click the
Chart Wizard button.
9. Select XY
(Scatter) and click one of the formats that has lines.
10. The chart
wizard will prompt you to name axes if you want.
also use the
[VC-Scope] plug-in for VCDS-Lite that allows you to replay LOG
files. See the VC-Scope page.
you're going to use VCDS-Lite while you're driving, please
use a second person!
- Let one
drive while the other observes the data, making sure the
person holding the PC is not in front of an active airbag!
Obviously, do not break any laws, speeding or otherwise
while using VCDS-Lite!