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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 04:47 AM
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Posted By Dannyington
It could be achieved by using 'Logic and Control'...

It could be achieved by using 'Logic and Control' to monitor both the condition which opens the pop up, and monitoring if the pop up is displayed.

Create a new tag to which will hold the status of...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 21st, 2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Dannyington
If you open 'Display Settings' for the pop up,...

If you open 'Display Settings' for the pop up, you have a 'Cannot Be Replaced' check box. If you tick this, the pop up will be still be displayed after changing screens.

Edit: Apologies, missed...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,302
Posted By Dannyington
If you need a space in a parameter file, you can...

If you need a space in a parameter file, you can also use ALT 0160
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By Dannyington
The solution I proposed works on ME and SE. ...

The solution I proposed works on ME and SE.
You would write {#1} or {#3} into the parameter list (not parameter file) on the go to display for the second level.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By Dannyington
No, you would only have 2 displays (the first...

No, you would only have 2 displays (the first level and the second level) , they would just be called with different parameters each time. The first display would effectively pass the parameters from...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 15th, 2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By Dannyington
You can do it by using the global objects. ...

You can do it by using the global objects.

Create your displays which will use variable tags in global objects. The first level screen will receive the data via the parameter file in the go to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By Dannyington
Hi, If you are new to PLC's and looking to...

Hi,

If you are new to PLC's and looking to get started with programming, why don't you have a look at some software like LogixPro 500. It has prebuilt simulators that give you the chance to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By Dannyington
Yes, that is correct. With RS Logix 500...

Yes, that is correct.

With RS Logix 500 (with reference to your SLC 500) LAD 2 is your main program file, which does not require a JSR. The following files, LAD 3 onwards are subroutine files, and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By Dannyington
You don't need one for the main routine, it was...

You don't need one for the main routine, it was only the new file I was asking about. You say it works when it is included in the same file as the working flow controller, or when it is a subroutine...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By Dannyington
When you created a new file for the control, did...

When you created a new file for the control, did you remember to create a JSR for the new file number?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 14th, 2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By Dannyington
The first pass bit will only be true for the...

The first pass bit will only be true for the first scan. Any subsequent scans it will be false.
So this would typically be after power up or swapping to run mode.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers March 13th, 2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By Dannyington
The 1746-NI8 has dipswitches on the card to...

The 1746-NI8 has dipswitches on the card to switch between voltage and current input. Have you checked these are in the correct position for voltage? These will need to be set appropriately for each...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By Dannyington
Have you tried making it so that your desired pop...

Have you tried making it so that your desired pop up message sits on a larger transparent square/rectangle which can be used to block the buttons on the screen behind it?

In other words, make...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,501
Posted By Dannyington
I agree with you completely, you have high and...

I agree with you completely, you have high and low warning for process control actions i.e. the tank is low level so reduce pump speed, and then you have high-high and low-low which are process...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers November 1st, 2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By Dannyington
If you are looking to define a tags value through...

If you are looking to define a tags value through the use of button, then one method would be to use a push button, to set a new digital HMI tag.
Then when the memory tag is high, use a macro to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 1st, 2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Dannyington
Afternoon. Creating a user defined data type...

Afternoon.

Creating a user defined data type may give you the structure that you are looking.

Put all the tags that will be used throughout the various systems into a User Defined Data Type...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 6th, 2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,825
Posted By Dannyington
Hi there, Castell interlocks are a good...

Hi there,

Castell interlocks are a good method of protecting the operater when cleaning equipment such as mixer blades.

They can be set up to be as straight forward as removing the castel key...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 6th, 2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By Dannyington
Hi, thank you for your reply. Yeah I had...

Hi, thank you for your reply.
Yeah I had already gone through the steps provided in the video, found a few of these videos going through the same steps.

I have had a play about trying different...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 6th, 2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By Dannyington
FTViewME, micrologix code emulated on 500 emulator

Evening all,

Hope you all had a good Christmas and new year.

I was looking for some advice, I have looked through the forum and found several similar issues, but none which solve mine.
...
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