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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 18th, 2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By Operaghost
Glad you got it resolved....... I've seen...

Glad you got it resolved.......

I've seen that first message. You can resolve that by running the FactoryTalk Directory Configuration wizard. Anytime you change the PC name you have to run that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers April 2nd, 2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Operaghost
Just FYI.....these used to be called...

Just FYI.....these used to be called "Workstation" and "Player". A lot of us still refer to them that way.

Snapshots are the single biggest reason (for me) to use Workstation over Player. I use...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Operaghost
And note the description says basically, don't do...

And note the description says basically, don't do this...., but here's how.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 26th, 2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Operaghost
It is important to understand that the File Set...

It is important to understand that the File Set format is intended for use with trends. That's it. It is not intended for any other purpose. If you want to see that data in something else, like...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Operaghost
You don't HAVE to convert. You can setup Mapping...

You don't HAVE to convert. You can setup Mapping instead. Essentially you can create an array of integers and map that to "look" like N7 or whatever integer (or float) file you want to use.

So to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Operaghost
Even better, use interlock type buttons. ...

Even better, use interlock type buttons.

Assign them each to write a unique value to your tag. They would all use the same tag.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,660
Posted By Operaghost
There are many very advanced reasons to use a...

There are many very advanced reasons to use a managed switch. But, consider this very basic difference......

What is a broadcast message type? Who receives it?
What is a unicast message type? Who...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 12th, 2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By Operaghost
So I ran into this too...... I reached out...

So I ran into this too......

I reached out to Tech Support and they confirmed the issue on the 1709 build of Windows 10. It occurs on all revs of Logix that I tried (20,21,28,30). I tried newer...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 10th, 2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By Operaghost
I want to clear up something rleon mentioned...

I want to clear up something rleon mentioned regarding Real-time v Historical polling.

With Poll Historical Data selected, let's assume you are logging data to your datalog for just one tag every...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 9th, 2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Operaghost
Under the File menu you will see an option to...

Under the File menu you will see an option to generate a report. That can be used to print all the various aspects of your application.

If you only need to print one routine, you can open the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Operaghost
Yeah I think the rung comment is the way to go. ...

Yeah I think the rung comment is the way to go.

Just bear in mind that the Instruction Comment ties itself to the instruction AND the output address. So it is not unique to just that one...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 7th, 2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Operaghost
The description for an output instruction would...

The description for an output instruction would come from the Destination address. If you used the address as the Source, you would not see that description.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 18th, 2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Operaghost
You are correct. I have been able to open/convert...

You are correct. I have been able to open/convert a 5.1 (32-bit) app into v10 and v9 (64-bit) with the patch.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Operaghost
Actually for cross referencing an image, run the...

Actually for cross referencing an image, run the Application Documenter Tool. It is a separate tool that gets installed with Studio. You can generate a PDF or just view results right there in the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 16th, 2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Operaghost
Newer versions of FT Studio have a cross...

Newer versions of FT Studio have a cross reference tool. What version of software are you using?

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 5th, 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By Operaghost
Back in 2016 I posted an explanation where I...

Back in 2016 I posted an explanation where I talked about classless and classful. Look at post #6.

http://www.plctalk.net/qanda/showthread.php?t=101953

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 2nd, 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By Operaghost
In the tag browser window right-click on any tag...

In the tag browser window right-click on any tag folder and Refresh All Folders. See if that does it.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 30th, 2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Operaghost
Nope, not that easy. View does not give you an...

Nope, not that easy. View does not give you an option for where to store the application itself. It has a fixed location where projects are stored.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 30th, 2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Operaghost
When you open the Properties for the button and...

When you open the Properties for the button and go to the Connection tab don't type a tag name. There are too many ways to get it wrong. There is a little button to the right of the value field....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 27th, 2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Operaghost
Correct. Many versions (the first number) have...

Correct. Many versions (the first number) have had multiple minor revisions (the second number). You can only have one minor revision installed for each major version. So you can add version 27 to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 25th, 2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Operaghost
1709 update caused major issues on my systems. ...

1709 update caused major issues on my systems.

Removing that one update helped a lot and fixed the issues with RA software. But 1709 screwed up a lot of other items for me.

I manage an image...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Operaghost
Here is a quick video walkthrough. ...

Here is a quick video walkthrough.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qnBSoR7ko4

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 13th, 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Operaghost
I've had no luck with Windows 10. Windows 7 works...

I've had no luck with Windows 10. Windows 7 works like a charm. I'm guessing RA needs to do a firmware update to make it compatible with Win10.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 504
Posted By Operaghost
Yes, but remove the cpu from the second chassis....

Yes, but remove the cpu from the second chassis. Note too that the expansion cable cannot be very long. Three cables are available.

1746-C7 is 6 inches
1746-C9 is 36 inches
1746-C16 is 50...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 11th, 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 504
Posted By Operaghost
Correct. The cable connects the "backplanes" of...

Correct. The cable connects the "backplanes" of two chassis to expand the number of slots. It essentially treats the two chassis as one big chassis. It cannot be used to connect controllers in two...
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