Viewing the Spot Database Display from Another Computer, Tablet, or SmartPhone

SpotCollector's built-in Web Server enables you to view entries in the Spot Database Display using a web browser running on a computer, tablet, or smartphone connected to the PC on which SpotCollector is running - either wirelessly, or via a local area network (LAN).

To enable SpotCollector's Web Server, do the following in the Web Server panel on the Configuration window's Spot Database tab:

  1. set the Port to 80

  2. set the Spots per page to 30 (you can increase or decrease this later)

  3. set the Refresh interval (minutes) to 5 (you can decrease this later, but not to less than 0.5)

  4. check the Enable box

To view the Spot Database Display from a web browser running on another device, you must first determine the network name of the PC on which SpotCollector is running:

If the network name of the PC running SpotCollector is Fido, then type the URL http://fido/spots into the web browser on your network-connected device; the web browser will display entries from the Spot Database Display, updated at the interval specified in the Web Server panel on the Configuration window's Spot Database Display tab. The green panel below the Spot Database Entries enables you to remotely

A smaller web page optimized for display on mobile handsets is also available. Using the above example, the URLs would be http://fido/smallspots and http://192.168.1.102/smallspots .


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