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DanW posted Jun 25 at 5:20 pm
If I open the Historical Data Viewer page and turn a tag's trend visibility off by clicking the eyeball icon and then close the page, the trend visibility is set to disabled globally. You go to a page showing that tag's value and click on it to open the plot and it is not visible. Not only that, but any other user will also have that tag's plot not be visible.

How can I configure the plot vis
recent by DanW  ·  2 days ago at 7:33 pm
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Ketul posted Jun 25 at 10:11 am
I have created a new Type in Context tag and created this with Create new Type. Its added in Tag list as a new Type tag. I want to enable/disable this new type tag for users.

I have added new type tag named as "MyType". I want to Enable/Disable this tag type for different users.
(Users with no permission to show this tag type are not able to visible this tag type in tag list)

How can
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User7263 posted Jun 21 at 10:04 pm
Hello, I am new to VTScada. I have an Alarm Word from the PLC, where each bit represents an individual fault. I'd like to read the entire Alarm Word as a single tag in VTscada and create alarms for each individual bit. I have found the expression Bit([HMI Alarm Word],2) for example to work as an expression, but I'm not sure where/how to enter this to create the Alarm. Thanks.

recent by User7263  ·  Jun 24 at 9:07 am
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Subranna posted Jun 17 at 1:13 am
A step-by-step guide to create an ODBC Connection:


How to create HTTP server for ODBC connection from local desktop?
After setting up HTTP server, I know how to create a DSN.

Please help to achieve HTTP server setup.

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Is there a way to remove the Notpad's from the popup HDV.
For Example if each site has a notepad in the Folder it shows all them in the HDV. i am Okay with having the System Notes in there but it is just getting out of control with every other one.

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Ketul posted Mar 26 at 12:53 pm
How can I make rotation in any shape.
For ex. I have draw one fan symbol in idea studio.
I want to rotate this shape in clockwise direction.
How can I do this in VTScada.

Please guide me through steps to rotate any shape in VTScada idea studio.

recent by Ketul  ·  Mar 31 at 7:35 am
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cbrake posted Mar 19 at 9:07 pm
Hi,

I would like to add a button to spawn an external program.

Is this supported in the Lite version?

Generally, how does one find widgets -- is there a search, or do you just have know where they are?

Thanks!

recent by Andrew Harvie  ·  Mar 30 at 6:28 pm
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packinpennies posted Feb 17 at 6:17 pm
Hi,

I am having an issue connecting to a Koyo DL330 PLC via serial. I have it setup with the correct station addresses and COM port parameters, and it appears to be reading my register R16 correctly. However, writing to the tag fails. Sniffing the serial packets, it appears that the driver is trying to pull data from 2 8-bit registers when I only want to pull from one and I believe this is w
recent by Mel Nevergold  ·  Feb 18 at 6:57 pm
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dougs posted Feb 5 at 5:10 pm
Some people have been having an issue connecting to the Microsoft Store and downloading the Excel plugin. A lot of these we have found are because of the Excel build. Note that Excel can be up to date with security patches but still be behind on builds.

The add-in currently requires what is known as the ExcelApi 1.4 requirement set which is available in build 7870.2024 or later, so although y
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recent by Mel Nevergold  ·  Feb 18 at 6:43 pm
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jfrye posted Feb 10 at 8:07 pm
We are trying to create a report for documenting the duration a sewage lift station is overflowing on a day to day basis.

We have a calculation tag setting the overflow setpoint, and an alarm tag running the trigger of "wet well level > setpoint". Followed by a logger tag monitoring the state of the alarm tag, logging at every 60 sec.

When we run daily total reports on the logger
recent by jfrye  ·  Feb 12 at 12:35 pm
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The VTScada help file indicates that the RadioButtons function should be called using the Dot notation:

\System.RadioButtons(.....);
When I attempted this implementation the radio buttons did not show up in my display. After verifying my variables I tried using the "\" notation:

\System\RadioButtons(......);
This worked.

(Full Disclosure: I'm using the VT11 era "CompletedTutorial" ap
recent by Andrew Harvie  ·  Feb 11 at 7:51 pm
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Is there a way to resize the horizontal buttons widget for a selector switch tag? It seems like it would be standard practice to have some user set-able parameters in the properties dialog for setting the width and height of the buttons, but there is not and the buttons are just too small.

recent by Michael  ·  Feb 8 at 6:04 am
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