SAMP plugin implements a SAMP interface for the Ginga reference
To run this plugin, you need to install
astropy that has the
Plugin Type: Global
SAMP is a global plugin. Only one instance can be opened.
Ginga includes a plugin for enabling SAMP (Simple Applications Messaging Protocol) support. With SAMP support, Ginga can be controlled and interoperate with other astronomical desktop applications.
SAMP module is not started by default. To start it when Ginga
starts, specify the command line option:
Otherwise, start it using “Start SAMP” from the “Plugins” menu.
Currently, SAMP support is limited to
meaning that Ginga will load a FITS file if it receives one of these
SAMP plugin uses the
astropy.samp module, so you will need to
astropy installed to use the plugin. By default, Ginga’s
plugin will attempt to start a SAMP hub if one is not found running.
It is customizable using
is your HOME directory:
# # SAMP plugin preferences file # # Place this in file under ~/.ginga with the name "plugin_SAMP.cfg" SAMP_channel = 'Image' # Default location is set by Ginga's viewer. #cache_location = '/my/cache/path/' default_connect = True start_hub = True