A State Context allows specification of the continuing state
of a software or hardware entity.
The State Edit screen allows configuration of the state and its
The name of the state is given at the top of the screen.
Clicking on it allows changing to another state type.
Next to the name is a button to show help for the
displayed state type and its parameters. Be sure to check the
help text if you have trouble with a particular state.
All states have parameters to specify more details about the state.
Text parameters are treated as pattern matches.
All states have an invert parameter, which specifies that the context should
become active when it would usually be inactive, and vice-versa.