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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By cwal61
You can measure the time between each pulse. It...

You can measure the time between each pulse. It takes 3 rungs of logic.

Rung 1. Use your PE to one shot an OTE.
Rung 2. XIC of OTE Move Timer.ACC into a Storage DINT. Then Divide 60000 by...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 13th, 2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 546
Posted By cwal61
Todd, If you are using the Test Application...

Todd, If you are using the Test Application (aka. the running man) then the software is looking for the PLC thru the Design Tab Shortcut. Open Factory Talk Diagnostic Viewer it logs everything. ...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 12th, 2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 546
Posted By cwal61
Todd, Make a memory tag, call it Test. Make a...

Todd, Make a memory tag, call it Test. Make a maintained button for Test tag. Change color animation from B3/tag to Test. Run application. Click Maintained button. Pipe color should change...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers February 7th, 2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By cwal61
I agree with Dravik. The PVP6 you mentioned is...

I agree with Dravik. The PVP6 you mentioned is 640x480 and the PVP7 is 800x600. Once you select the PVP7 in the project settings it will give you option to convert displays. There are warnings...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 25th, 2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By cwal61
Then I think your best solution is to use a...

Then I think your best solution is to use a splash screen and show buttons according to user level.

Something along the lines of "key switch position change" Press button to continue. If user...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 24th, 2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By cwal61
Give each display a unique number. Do this on...

Give each display a unique number. Do this on each display using Display Setting> Display Number:

Go to Global Connections > Display Tab > Replace Display Number.
Make an analog tag, (memory...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By cwal61
I don't know of any function that allows that. ...

I don't know of any function that allows that.

If your reason for logout is to lockout the operator's control of the HMI. You always have the option to create a blank screen and use Global...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 23rd, 2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By cwal61
In the Explorer window under the System Folder >...

In the Explorer window under the System Folder > project settings > inactivity tab > Enable Advanced Inactivity Actions check box. Use Help button on this property page to get a clear understanding...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 18th, 2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By cwal61
You can disregard the previous post. I posted it...

You can disregard the previous post. I posted it without access to my software. I double checked this morning and the Label only shows in the filter options. I knew I remembered it showing...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By cwal61
your trigger name is Label3 for Alarm_Word_2. Use...

your trigger name is Label3 for Alarm_Word_2. Use the drop down in the Message file to pick your trigger. I would rename Label3 to Alarm_Word_2
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By cwal61
one shot and Multiply by 2

one shot and Multiply by 2
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 17th, 2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By cwal61
Sounds like the DINT are not mapped in the tag...

Sounds like the DINT are not mapped in the tag Database.

If you placed your tags in a folder then the trigger should be: Folder\Tag name

If you placed your tag in the Root folder then the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 16th, 2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By cwal61
Do a file save as .L5K and then open .L5K and...

Do a file save as .L5K and then open .L5K and resave as .ACD That should correct your file when that happens.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 257
Posted By cwal61
I am not sure. Maybe? You think it could be a...

I am not sure. Maybe? You think it could be a V10 issue and if you save the .mer as ver 8 for panelview you may not see it. I would try first before modifying the logic. definitely.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 257
Posted By cwal61
just read it. Sounds like you found your issue. ...

just read it. Sounds like you found your issue. The only other thing is to modify entry in the PLC. If you copy OperatorEntry.Data[0] to ModifiedEntry.Data[0] for length of 9 it would strip the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 257
Posted By cwal61
What is the Length of your entry? Does it show 9...

What is the Length of your entry? Does it show 9 or 10? Recipe123 Should equal 9.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 8th, 2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 257
Posted By cwal61
Number of input characters is 10. Fill is NULL

Number of input characters is 10. Fill is NULL
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 7th, 2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By cwal61
If you want multiple colors on different screens...

If you want multiple colors on different screens then the Multi-State Indicator is the best choice.

If you only want to remove the go to button on it's screen to eliminate the Diagnostic error...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 6th, 2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By cwal61
question 1.DINT's would be best. It would give...

question 1.DINT's would be best. It would give you 32 triggers instead of 1024.

set trigger type to Bits. PLC Dint tags 0-31 will match up to Alarm tags 1-32. if DINT = 0 then no alarms would...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 6th, 2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By cwal61
Yes, If you look at the Timing tab of the ramp...

Yes, If you look at the Timing tab of the ramp buttons you can set the number of repeats and the time delay in between pulses.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers January 6th, 2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By cwal61
No Delete Goto Button on page 123 and...

No

Delete Goto Button on page 123 and replace it with a panel object. Make the Panel object match your Goto Button and then place a text object on top of the panel object to duplicate your...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 26th, 2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By cwal61
No I sold 20. 2 groups of 7 for $2 (or...

No I sold 20.

2 groups of 7 for $2 (or 14)

and the remaining 6 @ $3 each. For a total of $20

I agree on wording. It's the same pricing method. (not the lowest price)
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 26th, 2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By cwal61
Daba, Divide Quantity by 7 @ $1 each ...

Daba,

Divide Quantity by 7 @ $1 each and Quantity Modulus 7 @ $3 each

20 Divided by 7 = 2 x $1 each) = $2.00, 20 Mod 7 = (6 x $3 each) = $18.00
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 21st, 2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By cwal61
I noticed one thing in the routine the Gap...

I noticed one thing in the routine the Gap Counter Preset is set to 20 and it should be 19 since I made the Gap Length Array 20. If counter counts to 20 it will fault processor. So just make sure...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers December 20th, 2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By cwal61
Although Mispeld has a solution. I set this up...

Although Mispeld has a solution. I set this up with an Array of DINT's instead of bits. It uses two FSC instructions to find location and length. Anyway, I banged it out today so I figured I'd...
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