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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 18th, 2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By Operaghost
I don't see the exact numbers for string tags,...

I don't see the exact numbers for string tags, but with INT/DINT type tags the MOV executes significantly faster than a COP. But, the COP is still pretty fast so I don't know that I would go and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By Operaghost
I want to applaud you on the thoroughness of your...

I want to applaud you on the thoroughness of your post. Screen shots make all the difference, and you my friend, gave us everything needed to come up with a solution.

I wish everyone provided as...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 10th, 2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Operaghost
:thumb: Just FYI, that LocalDateTime...

:thumb:

Just FYI, that LocalDateTime attribute was added in version 15. Prior to that the DateTime attribute was your local date and time. There wasn't a local time and UTC. Messed us all up when...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 10th, 2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Operaghost
Use LocalDateTime attribute not DateTime....

Use LocalDateTime attribute not DateTime. LocaDateTime is adjusted for your time zone and daylight savings where DateTime is based on UTC. Of course assuming those have all been set.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 5th, 2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Operaghost
So first, as I'm sure you are aware, this is...

So first, as I'm sure you are aware, this is unusual, not normal. I will assume that you are saving locally and not to an external location (network, USB).

Does this happen with other projects? I...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 3rd, 2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Operaghost
Three bad modules seems unlikely though. What is...

Three bad modules seems unlikely though. What is the status of the lights on the ASB module when the fault occurs?

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 2nd, 2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By Operaghost
Yes you can absolutely do that. Animating grouped...

Yes you can absolutely do that. Animating grouped objected and the items within can be tricky.

I always suggest using the Object Explorer to animate grouped objects so it is clear exactly which...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 28th, 2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Operaghost
I agree as well. You prefer to have this action...

I agree as well. You prefer to have this action work regardless of whether the HMI is powered on or off. But should you decide to do it through the HMI then the Events in FT View SE can do what you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Operaghost
Use an unused Integer or Floating Point address....

Use an unused Integer or Floating Point address. Then have the HMI write to that tag. In my example I am using N10:0 to hold the value from the HMI. Then I move that to N11:0 as my "valid number".
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 27th, 2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By Operaghost
No requirement, or any order for using node...

No requirement, or any order for using node addresses. Any available address can be used. If I remember correctly, there was a slight performance hit when skipping numbers. But it was minimal and not...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Operaghost
The reason for that message is partly because...

The reason for that message is partly because other controllers might be listening to this module and receiving the data it is generating. If that data suddenly changes scale, it could affect the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 26th, 2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By Operaghost
It sounds like someone has created their own...

It sounds like someone has created their own clock in logic instead of using the built-in real time clock. If I create my own clock using timers and counters, it would stop updating when power is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By Operaghost
It went away for me, but I don't know what the...

It went away for me, but I don't know what the fix was. Newer version or patch possibly.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Operaghost
:doh: Been there, done that OG

:doh:

Been there, done that

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By Operaghost
I had a similar issue a few years back. It wasn't...

I had a similar issue a few years back. It wasn't tied to offline tags though. If I recall, I just did an ALT+TAB to another screen and then came back and the screen woke up.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Operaghost
Can you show us the trend properties screens? It...

Can you show us the trend properties screens? It looks like you might be doing an XY Plot which does not draw a typical trend line.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 14th, 2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Operaghost
I do not envy you there! :banghead: OG

I do not envy you there!

:banghead:

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 618
Posted By Operaghost
I don't believe Windows 10 support was added to...

I don't believe Windows 10 support was added to RSLinx until version 3.90. That's not to say it wouldn't work, but I know I had a lot of weird issues getting old versions to work properly.

I think...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Operaghost
While I am not familiar with that unit, many...

While I am not familiar with that unit, many devices require a restart for an IP address change to take affect.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Operaghost
Instead of opening the .CLI, open FactoryTalk...

Instead of opening the .CLI, open FactoryTalk View SE Client tool. Then you can select and edit that .CLI file.

OG

EDIT: Well, turns out that is the same as what jkerekes posted.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 618
Posted By Operaghost
Sounds like the Linx DLL file isn't registering...

Sounds like the Linx DLL file isn't registering correctly with Windows. I am going to assume Windows 7 here......If you are using Windows 10 I would encourage an update to a newer version of RSLinx....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 618
Posted By Operaghost
Which versions of Logix and RSLinx are you using?...

Which versions of Logix and RSLinx are you using?

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Operaghost
Just verified my results. I created a new...

Just verified my results.

I created a new application with a Main display that was an On-top and I created two replace displays (Screen1 and Screen2). Each display had a Goto for the other...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Operaghost
From a CompactLogix to an SLC it is a little...

From a CompactLogix to an SLC it is a little easier.......

2 = Out the Ethernet port on the CompactLogix
Then the IP Address for the SLC

Here is an example
2, 192.168.1.99

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Operaghost
Ok wait, I think I figured it out.............. ...

Ok wait, I think I figured it out..............

When you are on the "Opening Main" screen and click on the Log In/Out button it is displaying the ON TOP display called "Opening". "The Opening...
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