||Specifies a text or spreadsheet file containing
programmable controller addresses and descriptive text. Use the
Browse button to view and select available
Allows you to select the format of the programmable
controller file. The choices are Text file (txt) or Excel file (xls). The
format of the text file should be as follows:
- 1 6 (first and last
column holding the PLC address)
- 8 60 (first and last
column holding descriptive text)
- I00100 CONVEYOR
START PUSHBUTTON (first address and text)
- I00101 CONVEYOR STOP
PUSHBUTTON (second address and text)
The format of the Excel format file should be as
|Replace Text in Project
Once the file is selected, the relevant text is
automatically taken from the file and placed in the drawing.
In order to
use this function the PLC symbols in the schematic must have the first address
entered that matches the text in the file.
||This field selects I/O address numbering for
programmable controller symbols. The addressing will proceed in the selected
numbering system from the starting address entered by the user when the symbol
||This check box selects automatic or manual I/O
addressing of programmable controller module symbols. When the check box is
selected, automatic addressing is in effect; the system will take the beginning
address number entered by the user and assign consecutive addresses to the
remaining I/O points on the module. If the
Automatic Addressing check box is
de-selected, manual addressing is in effect.
|Check for Unique Addresses
||Selecting this check box causes the software to
check PLC addresses for uniqueness. Uniqueness includes all of the address, PLC
card attributes AND installation and location, regardless of the actual point
|Input/Output Card Format
These fields allow you to define PLC card input and
output addresses. The available elements are listed on the left side of the
Add to Expression - To add one of
these elements to the PLC address format, select it and click this option. It
will then appear on the right side of the dialog.
Example - This field shows the kind
of address that the selected variables will produce using example values.
- To remove an element from the format, select it, then
either press the
<Delete> key or right click on the
element and select
Delete from the menu.
Clear - Click this option to empty
the field of all selected elements.
Reset - Click to reload the format
that you had when you first entered the dialog.