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phobic posted Sep 14 '17 at 12:37 pm

I have a String Entry connected to a String I/O tag.
The value of the String I/O is now my name. If I click it, it becomes editable.
But I want it to be locked, uneditable and unselectable. I can toggle Enable Output on the String I/O, this prevents editing. But the blinking dash is still there.
I have tried making a opaque square on top of the text, that can
recent by Michael  ·  Sep 14 '17 at 3:42 pm
How is the video support in VTScada, can't find any good info in neither Developers Guide or Programmers guide.

I am using EmbedWebpage.SRC

As example, Youtube works OK, but with a lot of lag. The video format that VTScada is able to show, is WebM - I have not been able to play any other formats.

What I'd really like to do, is to implement a browser
recent by Vic  ·  Sep 10 '17 at 7:39 pm
exxile000 posted Jul 16 '17 at 10:09 pm
I have a large mobile treatment facility that has not been operated in 4 or 5 years. I just recently refurbished the entire set up and went to launch the scada computer only to find out it is completely shot. I have an old back up of the scada folder but it does not tell me what SCADA program was used to develop. I am hoping that I can utilize VT Scada to import the old programming but have no id
recent by dougs  ·  Sep 7 '17 at 7:41 pm
phobic posted Aug 31 '17 at 9:13 am
I want to use the values from scaling on a tag - in an expression.
<M251_simulator\Modbus_Driver\SensorNivå1\"Scaled Min">] / 20 * 5
or rather something like this:

[*Numeric\"Scaled Min"] / 20 * 5
This is not working. Gives an error.

What am I doing wrong.

phobic posted Aug 29 '17 at 2:17 pm

I think there is some bug related to the Selector Switches. I have spent countless hours on this, and by accident found a way to make it work. Meaning this must be some bug.

If I make more than a couple Selector Switches, the next one appear with no data. Like 40310 below. I have the exact same settings, because I copy the working Switch. I only change the adress.
phobic posted Aug 11 '17 at 10:15 am
I would like to use a variable that counts the number of active alarms.

(Alarm Manager module)
Description: Returns the number of active alarms within a hierarchy of
Returns: Numeric
Usage: Script or steady state.
Function Groups: Alarm Manager
Related to: Accumulate | GetContainerNumUnacked
Format: GetContainerNumUnacked(ContainerObj);
recent by dougs  ·  Aug 29 '17 at 3:13 pm
RAVEENA posted Aug 22 '17 at 8:54 am
I want to know where should we use SetBit Function and how it can be used. The syntax SetBit(Tag, 2, 1); is not working in my system. Please let me know the correct syntax and where it should be written.

phobic posted Aug 2 '17 at 12:44 pm
I have made some custom widgets with several settings, digital- and analog tags. I now entered a problem. See the widget below:

I will animate the dash-bar to move up and down according to some analog value, this is no problem. But I want everything outside the dark box to be invisible.
Inserting the widget to a page makes it look like this:
But I want it to look like this:

recent by dougs  ·  Aug 11 '17 at 1:53 pm
phobic posted Aug 9 '17 at 11:58 am
Why can't I use the same expression for controlling opacity on Numeric Values and images.

(Scale(Analog_verdi\LowWarning\Value, 0, 1, 0, 1) || Scale(Analog_verdi\HighWarning\Value, 0, 1, 0, 1)) && !(Scale(Analog_verdi\HighAlarm\Value, 0, 1, 0, 1) || Scale(Analog_verdi\LowAlarm\Value, 0, 1, 0, 1))
I controll the opacity on a Numeric Value and on a Text Value, and it looks like this, an
recent by dougs  ·  Aug 9 '17 at 12:50 pm
Is there any way to have the Numeric Entry Text box clear the contents of the entry box when the operator places the cursor in the box?

Currently, where ever the cursor is placed within the entry box that is where the cursor lands, so before the decimal ... after the decimal ... and with some operators at the helm they are not recognizing where the cursor lands and they just start typing the
recent by bignerb  ·  Aug 7 '17 at 9:47 pm
I have an ipad with the newest iOS firmware 10.3.3, all apps are up to date, yet when I log in the VTScada, after filling out username and password, it gives a white blank page.

Have tried different browsers: Safari, Chrome, Firefox but still not have luck.

I also have another ipad and this one is working fine. So network issues are not this case.

Would you please help me out? Thank
recent by dougs  ·  Aug 1 '17 at 11:39 pm
brandonf posted Jul 31 '17 at 10:32 pm
I was wondering how the multi color widget works with a single digital input. For some reason I can't figure out how it works. I seen in the programmers guide on how to do it with an analog input and triggers but I couldn't find it used with a digital input.

Basically I was just going to take one digital input tag from my Allen bradley plc and use the multi color widget to display when it i
recent by dougs  ·  Jul 31 '17 at 11:39 pm
rcherrera posted Jul 31 '17 at 4:28 am
I am new to VTScada, and I want to monitor our networked PCs at home.

I used workstation tags but the only one that is working is the local PC where VTScada is currently installed (I have it in 2 laptops but it doesnt work, although I can see them in the dropdown menu when I first configured the workstation tag.

Am I missing some steps? For example, do I need to create a parent comms tag
recent by dougs  ·  Jul 31 '17 at 11:28 pm
VTScada should work with any standard voice modem. Though we cannot guarantee the compatibility of third-party modems across all Windows operating systems, our engineers have provided the following comments on modems that they have used or have been used by our customers. We have no relationship with these manufacturers.

Note that fewer legitimate manufacturers are offering physical modems.
manin posted Jul 16 '17 at 11:03 am
Hello, I am trying to connect mysql database to VTScada application.
First of all, is it possible to save to database values from plc through VTScada?
I want to save temperatures through time.

If yes, I haven't manage it yet. I have created a Realm and added my current application to the realm.
I created a VTS ODBC connection at System DSN. I test the connection and obviously it retu
recent by dougs  ·  Jul 17 '17 at 12:30 pm
manin posted Jul 2 '17 at 11:56 am
Hello, I use VTScada Free and try to communicate with Micro 820 through CIP protocol.
I downloaded your sample, and can see that it connects to plc.

But I can't figure out how can I pass my tags.
CCW understands tags as variables. I must give a variable name and then use it.

VTScada asks for address.
I tried to pass the names I have given to variables but, no luck.

Thank you
recent by manin  ·  Jul 10 '17 at 8:05 pm
charris posted Jun 28 '17 at 9:26 pm
I am trying to communicate with an SNMP-enabled Ethernet switch. I added a Driver which is connected to a UDP Port, which requires a local and remote port #. Should it be 161 for both? I have imported the MIB file and created a tag, but the driver is not communicating.


recent by charris  ·  Jul 6 '17 at 9:20 pm
This is one of those distinctions that is easy for us to take for granted because we work with VTScada every day. It came up a few times at the ACE 2017 conference in Philadelphia.

VTScada Thick Client Licenses are each installed on individual Windows computers. Every VTScada application needs at least one installed Thick Client license. A separate license is required for each PC that has VTS
This question recently came to the Contact Us form on our website and we realized that we were not doing enough to explain this unique and important feature.

So Dave Spencer created this video to explain VTScada ChangeSet files. ChangeSets are the preferred distribution and update method when the development computer and customer computer are not on the same network.

This is also a great
I upgraded a small test system from VTScada Lite 11.2.25 to 11.2.29 and noticed the Anywhere client no longer functions. However the VIC and MIC all still function properly.

This test system is installed on Windows 10 x64 and has all applicable windows updates installed. I uninstalled 11.2.29 and re-installed 11.2.25 and the Anywhere client functions as it should.

Each new version of VTScada introduces new tools and sometimes changes how older features work. Your VTScada license entitles you to upgrades for a period of time after purchase. (Maintaining a Support Plus contract provides unlimited upgrades.) You can find the end date of your paid upgrade period in the About dialog, accessible from the VTScada Application Manager.

Please review
This is a recent question to our support team:
I received a pop-up warning when trying to start VTScada. When I click OK, it starts the VTScada Application Manager (VAM). This is the warning. "The performance counter registry hive is corrupted. Some WorkstationStatus functions may not work. Click OK for next warning or Cancel to clear all warnings." Is there anything I need to worry about goin
dougs posted May 31 '17 at 6:17 pm
Sync'ing the clock on a PLC with the VTSCada computer time comes up fairly often. Depending on the requirements of the PLC, there are a number of ways to do this. The easiest way for all of them require using a trigger tag in the VTScada application that will trigger at a known time. For now, call this TriggerTimeSync and set an On schedule for 01:01 am and off 2 seconds later with no off schedul
Hi all,

I am working on my first VTScada application. I am trying to set up the internet client and I am not using an SSL certificate. I have already created a realm. I am trying to set up the server now. I cannot get my 'server list' to stay populated. I click 'add' and I have tried adding the IP address of the computer that will be running VTS and that same computer's name. They will add t
Tank cut-away images are designed to work with the Color Fill widget. Place a cut-away on a tank and then set the color of that cut-away to something that will be unique on the page. Orange is a great choice. Now, place a Color Fill widget on top of the cut-away and set its Changed Color to match the color of the cut-away.
The Color Fill will be visible only where it overlaps the matching co
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