Remote Mode allows you to have your camera connected to your Windows or Mac computer, but control FoCal from another device, e.g. an iPad.
Remote Mode moves the user interface – the bit you interact with – away from the main computer where you’re actually running FoCal, on to another device.
With that in mind:
Also note that the user interface is designed for bigger-screen devices like tablets – you can run the remote interface on something like a phone, but there may be parts of the user interface that you just can’t operate on a small screen.
To enable Remote Mode, go to Help > Settings > FoCal Pro Settings and tick the Enable Remote UI option. You will then need to restart FoCal.
When you restart, you will see the Remote Mode UI:
As instructed, you should connect to the IP address of the machine running FoCal from a browser on the device you wish to use as a controller, appending the IP address with a colon and then the port number (in the example above it is 5506).
So, for instance, if you are running FoCal on a computer with an IP address of 192.168.1.10, you would open the browser on your tablet and navigate to 192.168.1.10:5506.
If you're unsure of how to find you IP address, here are some help links:
You should then see the FoCal running on the browser on your tablet, as shown above.
When you want to return to normal mode, you can either: