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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By jmveerkamp
Thanks harry. From the documentation on kepwares...

Thanks harry. From the documentation on kepwares site I ended up getting the following to solve my issue:

For INT or DINT arrays in iFix:
-TEST_INT[0]{3}@WORD,1000 = an array of 3 starting at...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By jmveerkamp
Thanks Garry, I actually stumbled on those...

Thanks Garry,

I actually stumbled on those 2 posts before creating my own. I used the example to verify I can acess the bit test_dint[1].2 in a array of DINTs. But for some reason I can't access...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By jmveerkamp
Forgot to specify sorry, I am using IGS driver,...

Forgot to specify sorry, I am using IGS driver, 7.520a
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By jmveerkamp
iFix access element of array

Hi,

I'm trying to get iFix 5.8 to access DINT and INT array elements from a ControlLogix.

My tag: test_dint
Data Type: DINT
Array Length: 100

My tag: test_int
Data Type: INT
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 19th, 2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,670
Posted By jmveerkamp
This is what I've found too. I was hoping to...

This is what I've found too. I was hoping to avoid this. But I think for future projects it'll be okay. Just frustrating for current projects...

I thought about aliasing an array tag to the actual...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 18th, 2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,670
Posted By jmveerkamp
I thought about this however, this didn't help me...

I thought about this however, this didn't help me write to the actual tag which is a DINT, not a string.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 18th, 2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,670
Posted By jmveerkamp
Write to a tag where a String has Tag Name

Hi everyone,

I am wondering if the following is possible:

I have several Logix 5000 tags of the following format:
TagPre_#_End

where only the # changes.

I am wanting to use a single...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 22nd, 2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 541
Posted By jmveerkamp
Bin file for AB PLCs?

Hello,

I had someone ask if AB PLCs can take a binary file similar to the way a Siemens PxC PLC can?

Meaning, can they load or store a common file to the PLC eg, by FTP and then handle that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 9th, 2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,496
Posted By jmveerkamp
That is some hefty rung editing! I am brave but I...

That is some hefty rung editing! I am brave but I think the most I've ever done has been 25 or so at a time. And it's more a concern since I'm not on-site, I'm remotely programming this. Maybe for a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,496
Posted By jmveerkamp
I am using several macro buttons to accomplish...

I am using several macro buttons to accomplish the following: set two DINT tags in the PLC and auto-navigate by setting the remote display. I recall this being relatively simple using SE due to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,496
Posted By jmveerkamp
There is a PV+ 1500 talking to a Control Logix. ...

There is a PV+ 1500 talking to a Control Logix.
I'm using FTV ME so I don't think I can utilize VBA.
The HMI is just pointing to the data inside of the tag.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,496
Posted By jmveerkamp
I want to reference part of a tag to determine...

I want to reference part of a tag to determine the tag I need. I couldn't think of another thing to call it besides partial.

I have numerous tags that are similarly named, Tag_1, Tag_2, Tag_3 etc....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 8th, 2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,496
Posted By jmveerkamp
AB Logix5000 Partial Indirect Addressing?

I know you can do indirect addressing using 5000, but is it possible to do partial indirect addressing?

Meaning... I pass any number, say, 1000.
And then I can concat this # with a prefix, say...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 25th, 2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 21,858
Posted By jmveerkamp
This always seems to work when I get the "failed...

This always seems to work when I get the "failed to initialize" error.

-shut down FactoryTalk
-browse out to your project - C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\RSView Enterprise\ME\HMI...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,335
Posted By jmveerkamp
I think SBT should be able to use profibus since...

I think SBT should be able to use profibus since Phoenix has the profibus bus coupler.

My screenshots are attached.
The first one is the Prosoft AOI for comms.
The second is the main routine,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,335
Posted By jmveerkamp
Phoenix Contact SBT and AB PLC on Profibus

Hi everyone,
I am trying to read and write data using the following setup:
-Prosoft MVI69PDPV1
-AOI from Prosoft that does comms for the PLC
-Phoenix Contact profibus coupler IL PB BK DP V1-PAC...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 13th, 2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,788
Posted By jmveerkamp
Thanks. That was helpful.

Thanks. That was helpful.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 19th, 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,788
Posted By jmveerkamp
FactoryTalk View Studio SE Alarms & Events timestamp question

Hi,

I am using FactoryTalk View Studio SE and using the Alarms and Events Summary included. I am logging alarm events to SQL Sever Express 2008. My problem is that when events are logged, they are...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 8th, 2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,997
Posted By jmveerkamp
Found an answer in ID 31894 about using Sleep. ...

Found an answer in ID 31894 about using Sleep.

In the article it was mentioned use:
Private Declare Sub Sleep Lib "Kernel32.dll" (ByVal ms As Long)

Not sure how this differs from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 8th, 2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,997
Posted By jmveerkamp
I ended up finding and making this way work when...

I ended up finding and making this way work when the screen is clicked. Thanks for the rest of the info.




I am going to try and make this way work as well, I think a time wait is what I am...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 8th, 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,997
Posted By jmveerkamp
Could you explain what VBA syntax I could use? ...

Could you explain what VBA syntax I could use?
I tried using:
Me.Application.LoadDisplay ("Main.gfx")

although this doesn't seem to accomplish anything.

Edit:
Never mind, ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 8th, 2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,997
Posted By jmveerkamp
Thank you rdast, it looks like the unload command...

Thank you rdast, it looks like the unload command works well. However, once the splash screen is gone the main screen does not load as I hoped. Here is the VBA code I am currently using. When the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers May 7th, 2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,997
Posted By jmveerkamp
FactoryTalk View SE slash screen/pop up?

Hi, forgive me if this is a double post, I tried using the search feature and did not see anything come up.

I have a customer who is wanting a splash screen/pop up when their application starts...
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