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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,904
Posted By SandwichMagic
Not that I really have a foot to stand on in...

Not that I really have a foot to stand on in regards to experience (I am quite young for this field), but I think that truly one of the most important things to understand in regards to programming...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 28th, 2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,182
Posted By SandwichMagic
You are missing probably the most important part...

You are missing probably the most important part of your process, that being the gate solenoid. Currently your program counts up to a thousand and then waits for 2 seconds and then...

I feel that...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 26th, 2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,327
Posted By SandwichMagic
I mean... If it is for training don't you...

I mean...

If it is for training don't you think you would get more out of it by doing it yourself? No one will want to help you if you don't show an interest.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 18th, 2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,331
Posted By SandwichMagic
Being an intern that uses the forum quite...

Being an intern that uses the forum quite regularly when I am working, It is genuinely an excellent place to learn and grow in the automation field. Its also excellent to just browse when there is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,229
Posted By SandwichMagic
I apologize, I misunderstood.

I apologize, I misunderstood.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,229
Posted By SandwichMagic
I just think that taking a hardline stance like...

I just think that taking a hardline stance like that is a little draconic. Why is it so bad that the operators click the silo they are trying to view in order to go to the more detailed page to view...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 26th, 2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,229
Posted By SandwichMagic
What if you have more screens than you can...

What if you have more screens than you can feasibly fit on just the header or footer? I mean granted, we have a header or footer that displays alarms, has navigation buttons, log in buttons, etc.,...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 12th, 2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,555
Posted By SandwichMagic
:hmmm: Is there a reason that he won't share this...

:hmmm: Is there a reason that he won't share this information with you? If it is because he does not think you are well trained enough to be given that kind of access it might be for good reason....
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By SandwichMagic
Oops, I didn't see rdrast's ladder. So to get...

Oops, I didn't see rdrast's ladder. So to get this straight. For sipmlicity's sake, let us just pretend that your START_MAIN and OUTPUT_RELEASE are tied to regular momentary push buttons. You want to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 9th, 2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By SandwichMagic
At first I didn't understand at all why you...

At first I didn't understand at all why you wouldn't just use a 3 wire start/stop circuit (sometimes called a holding or latch circuit), but I understand now after seeing your picture. I believe you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 8th, 2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 813
Posted By SandwichMagic
If it is a recent revision of studio 5000 (I...

If it is a recent revision of studio 5000 (I think 21+ or so? Whenever it started being called logix designer) it will not be compatible with windows xp. You have to at least have windows 7. If you...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 5th, 2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,457
Posted By SandwichMagic
I am no expert on FactoryTalk View whatsoever,...

I am no expert on FactoryTalk View whatsoever, but I believe that you can configure your window to be an overlay type? or a replace type? or something to those effects?
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,567
Posted By SandwichMagic
That's exactly how we do ours here, with a just a...

That's exactly how we do ours here, with a just a white background where the entire window is the size of what we are trying to print, in our case it's receipts/tickets. +1 to your post, Nathan.
...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 3rd, 2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,567
Posted By SandwichMagic
If I remember correctly, using the PrintScreen or...

If I remember correctly, using the PrintScreen or PrintWindow quickfunctions will print to a default printer. I am pretty sure that for a ticketing system we have here, we create a window that looks...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers August 2nd, 2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,288
Posted By SandwichMagic
I don't know what kind of PLC hardware you are...

I don't know what kind of PLC hardware you are working with, but for a lot of the stuff we use, I specially request that we have a real serial port on it. That way you don't have to hassle with a USB...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 29th, 2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,186
Posted By SandwichMagic
You are getting the very rare weekend post out of...

You are getting the very rare weekend post out of me, I can't do a lot of testing because my only way to test stuff is at work, but I can help where I can.

Alrighty, I understand what is going on...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 29th, 2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,186
Posted By SandwichMagic
Gosh, if I wasn't so flattered I would think that...

Gosh, if I wasn't so flattered I would think that was sarcasm. ;)

I am assuming that your "Value" is just a tag that someone writes to. And I am also assuming that your "Flow" is coming from a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 29th, 2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,022
Posted By SandwichMagic
I wonder how long Ronnie is going to keep us...

I wonder how long Ronnie is going to keep us guessing before he lets us know what he went with... :hmmm:
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 29th, 2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,186
Posted By SandwichMagic
WonderWare has a system tag called "$Hour" that...

WonderWare has a system tag called "$Hour" that takes the value of the current time in military time (1:00 PM is 13:00 etc.). You can write a script that says "24 - $Hour = HoursRemaining;" or...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 14th, 2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By SandwichMagic
I do believe that that is your problem. Your...

I do believe that that is your problem. Your script is saying "Set the value of either gassing_hood_in OR gassing_hood_out to the value of interlockcheck5." But what determines which one it uses??...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,824
Posted By SandwichMagic
Just to help clarify some people, your post is...

Just to help clarify some people, your post is about the compnay "e W O N", correct? Looks like a strange case of the filter.
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 13th, 2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,254
Posted By SandwichMagic
I think that I could see microcontrollers...

I think that I could see microcontrollers (because in my opinion, that's all you are really using the Pi or Arduino for in this application) making a splash in the OEM market, given that an OEM will...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers July 5th, 2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,204
Posted By SandwichMagic
Hey Jeremy, Thank you for your reply! Truth...

Hey Jeremy, Thank you for your reply!

Truth be told, I should have updated this thread a week or so ago, We just decided to use a PLC to store the value of the tags, then we just configured a new...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 30th, 2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,853
Posted By SandwichMagic
Had a similar issue recently where anytime we...

Had a similar issue recently where anytime we would open the controller tags for a particular program, RsLogix would crash, giving the error "out of memory" or something to that effect. Went through...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers June 20th, 2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,204
Posted By SandwichMagic
Allrighty, So after some more of my own research,...

Allrighty, So after some more of my own research, I have configured our galaxy as a remote tag source (with the help of the help file in Intouch) but for the life of me I just cannot find the answer...
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