Inventory Reader (Practical Logistics 2)

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Inventory Reader

ModPractical Logistics 2
TypeSolid block
Technical details
Registry namepracticallogistics2:inventoryreader
This page is about the block added by Practical Logistics 2. For other uses, see Inventory Reader.

The Inventory Reader is a block added by Practical Logistics 2. It is used to read and list all the items in the inventories of connected blocks. To connect a block to an Inventory Reader, place a Node on it and then run Data Cables from it to the Inventory Reader. Or, to connect the block wirelessly, use a Transceiver. Data is inputted through the brown side of the Inventory Reader and outputted through the blue side.

The Inventory Reader can also be used to create the Wireless Storage Reader.

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Usage[edit | edit source]

Channels[edit | edit source]

The Inventory Reader is configured through channels. For each block connected to the network, a channel will be created. The Inventory Reader can have an unlimited number of connected channels however only one can be read at a time. Channels are selected by pressing the Channel button in the top right of the GUI.

In the Channel Selection menu, listed channels will display their x, y, and z coordinates. To select one, click on it. To exit the Channel Selection menu, press escape.

Modes[edit | edit source]

The Inventory Reader has various modes for selecting different data from inventories. The data that is selected by the modes will be displayed on the connected display screen.

Mode Information
Inventories This will display the list of items sorted by the Inventory Reader.
Stack This will display the number items are stored of the selected type of item. Select an item by clicking with it into the slot to the right of the mode button.
Slot This will display the item in the selected slot of the connected inventory that is selected. To select a slot, type it into the input box next to the mode button.
Position This will display the item in the selected position of the item list, as sorted by the Inventory Reader.
Storage This will create a progress bar of the items stored against the total possible items that could be stored.
Filters This will filter what items are shown, filters can be configured by pressing the Configure Filters button.

Item Searching[edit | edit source]

Items in the connected inventories will display in the Inventory Reader's GUI and can be searched from there. There is a search box in the top right of the GUI that can be used to search through items. The button next to the search box can be used to change sorting modes. There are three modes:

Mode Information
Items Stored This will display items in order of amount stored.
Item Name This will display items in alphabetical order.
Mod Name This will display items by mod in alphabetical order.