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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By cwal61
This task can be accomplished, but requires the...

This task can be accomplished, but requires the use of 4 Global Macros and a Startup Macro for the Display Screen.
To Start, I created three Memory Tags; Time, Duration and Display. The Initial...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By cwal61
Use Factory Talk Diagnostics Viewer. You'll...

Use Factory Talk Diagnostics Viewer. You'll find in Windows under All Programs> Rockwell software>Factory Talk Tools> Diagnostic Viewer.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 26th, 2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By cwal61
If 0=Pass and 1=Fail and the number of parts is...

If 0=Pass and 1=Fail and the number of parts is known according to Length. Then Instead of Modifying the Shift Register just SET the Diverter Bit to 1 for Count. When the Counter is Done Unlatch.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 18th, 2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By cwal61
I would make two memory tags; TRUE and FALSE. ...

I would make two memory tags; TRUE and FALSE. Set the initial value of the tags where TRUE=1 and FALSE=0. Then add a visibility parameter for your object that needs to change according to selection...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By cwal61
Here is a simple manual version. I used EQU...

Here is a simple manual version. I used EQU instruction so I could manually enter my start and end positions.

The only trick is to use a math expression in the Destination of the FAL and add 1 to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers September 6th, 2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By cwal61
Use and FAL where expression = clear value tag or...

Use and FAL where expression = clear value tag or 0 and set mode to all. Then either hard code .LEN or move a tag value into .LEN for the amount of tags to be cleared.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 22nd, 2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By cwal61
Just FYI: If you use 32nds, Then .99/.3125=31.68...

Just FYI: If you use 32nds, Then .99/.3125=31.68 which the PLC will round up to 32.

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If you use 64ths then .99/.015625=63.36 which would show as 63/64

If you use the code example I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 21st, 2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By cwal61
Only setup the devices needed for your project. ...

Only setup the devices needed for your project. If you place every device on your network in each runtime project, it will delay the Load Project action when you run the .mer. By placing them in...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 21st, 2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By cwal61
Under the explorer pane there are two tabs. One...

Under the explorer pane there are two tabs. One is application that's the default that shows when you open a project. The other is Communications. Click on it to setup your network. Right click a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 20th, 2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By cwal61
Just noticed a typo in Rung 0. The first...

Just noticed a typo in Rung 0. The first instruction should be GEQ not GRT.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 20th, 2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By cwal61
I did this way. One problem is if the Raw...

I did this way.
One problem is if the Raw Number is odd then PLC rounds up. If the Raw Number is Even then the PLC rounds down. 32.5 = 32 and 33.5 =34

Dividing the decimal by .03125 will give...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 15th, 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By cwal61
First to use one push button you need a flip flop...

First to use one push button you need a flip flop coil. I called mine FLIP VALVE POSITION. Where 1=OPENING and 0=CLOSING.

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Instead of =0 use NOT

The expression was this:

IF NOT...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Posted By cwal61
Still worked as expected.

Still worked as expected.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Posted By cwal61
Your Control word has an alias? I have never...

Your Control word has an alias? I have never done that. So you made an array of control Words? Interesting! I used 5562 and version 20. I will try making an alias for control to see if I get...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Posted By cwal61
I tried this method and did not get the same...

I tried this method and did not get the same results. When I set the [0].15 bit of the DINT the INT value shows -32768 and no Error on the FAL.

Which makes sense since the range of an INT is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 14th, 2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By cwal61
Under Objects>Backup. This will create a object...

Under Objects>Backup. This will create a object to backup Historical Event or Historical Data Sample. If you assign the object's trigger to touch trigger then records will only be downloaded when...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By cwal61
If your total is part of the expression. Then...

If your total is part of the expression. Then the total must be cleared each scan to obtain a new total once the FAL is activated. The instruction can be used to accomplish your task but I do not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By cwal61
I did it this way. It seems to work. Put...

I did it this way. It seems to work. Put 1,2,3,4,5 in the Array[0]-[4] got 15
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By cwal61
You should be able to use the Global Macro to...

You should be able to use the Global Macro to transfer User Code to PLC. Look in the explorer pane for Global Connections > Macro Tab>Remote Macro 1-5. You can assign a PLC tag or expression to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 6th, 2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By cwal61
If you want to replace text objects then select...

If you want to replace text objects then select all the text objects and use View> Property Panel. Then change the Caption to new value. This will replace all selected objects in one shot.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By cwal61
If you only want to change something on one...

If you only want to change something on one screen then the Tag Substitution would be your best bet. Just open your screen and use Edit> Select All. Then Edit> Tag Substitution. You'll see all your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By cwal61
To Verify your button, place a Counter (CTU) in...

To Verify your button, place a Counter (CTU) in the same rung as the OTU instruction. Then press the button multiple times on the HMI and see if the count matches.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 11th, 2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By cwal61
Your expression should be {[PLC]TagX} You need...

Your expression should be {[PLC]TagX} You need the brackets around the shortcut. Also, there is no need for the if statement since a BOOL tag can only be a 1 or 0.



NO, The white box...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 10th, 2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By cwal61
There is an option to hide the settings bar and...

There is an option to hide the settings bar and use LB-9062 to open the settings bar. If that option was checked in your project by the original designer maybe they added a button to open the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 5th, 2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,056
Posted By cwal61
I noticed it on this one....

I noticed it on this one. http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=116034 post#3

Can not see image on Win7 laptop at work but shows image on Win 10 desktop at home.
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