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What’s New With Rockwell’s Logix and View (P191)

This week I take a look at what's new with Rockwell's Logix and View products as seen at Automation Fair 2023 in this episode of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch to the Podcast on The Automation Blog: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5e-OwgpQYM?si=cIwH_l0qjTupvUyC] Listen to the...

What’s New With FactoryTalk View Site Edition (P164)

Today my guest is Michael Szentkiralyi of Rockwell Automation, and we talk about What's New with FactoryTalk View Site Edition in this episode of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the ""Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast: [vimeo 846996626 w=750 h=420] The Automation Podcast is also available on...

View Studio Site Edition – Data Logging and Reporting Options (T011)

In this edition of Automation Tech Tips I walk through Data Logging and Reporting options of FactoryTalk View Site Edition in response to a user's question. NOTE: If you need to learn how to use ViewSE, check out my ViewSE Course. It comes with instructor support and never expires. Automation Tech...

View Studio Site Edition – Numeric & String Input Colors & Styles (T009)

In this edition of Automation Tech Tips I walk through how to change the Color and Style settings of Numeric and String Inputs in FactoryTalk View Studio. NOTE: If you need to learn how to use ViewSE, check out my ViewSE Course. It comes with instructor support and never expires. Automation...

View Studio, RSView32 – Export, Edit, and Import Tags (T008)

In this edition of Automation Tech Tips I walk through how to Export tags from FactoryTalk View Studio, how to Edit them in Notepad or Excel, and things to avoid that would prevent you from Importing your edited file back into View Studio. NOTE: If you need to learn how...

Rockwell I/O and HMI Product Update (P142)

Today my guest is Mace Bittman who comes on the show to give us an update on four Rockwell I/O and HMI products in Episode 142 of The Automation Podcast. For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast: [vimeo 801361470 w=750 h=420] The Automation Podcast is...

PanelView Plus – .MER Runtime: Unable to load ActiveX control, Newer version required (qa230214)

Automation Q & A from the Morning Show dated 02/14/23: A reader recently asked why he's getting this error on his PanelView Plus: “Unable to load ActiveX control. Cause: Newer file version of ActiveX control required,” and I share my thoughts on that in today's Automation Q&A. NOTE: You'll find...

Migrate / Convert – ViewME (Machine Edition) to ViewSE (Site Edition) (T005)

In this edition of Automation Tech Tips I walk through how to migrate FactoryTalk View Machine Edition entire projects (or just components) into FactoryTalk View Site Edition. Note: If you need help learning to use the PanelView Plus or ViewSE, check out my Five-Star rated online courses here. They come...

View Studio Site Edition – Client Keys

In my previous article on using the FactoryTalk ViewSE "Command Line," I showed how simple that feature was to use. In today's article I'll cover how to use the Client Keys feature which is also easy to use, but many people just don't know this feature exists. What is the...

View Studio Site Edition – Parameter Passing

In this article we'll learn about Parameter Passing in the Factory Talk View SE application. Why do we Use Parameter Passing? Parameter Passing is used to reduce the number of screens we use repetitively in our development. To reduce the number of screens we use parameter passing. We will understand with a...

View Studio Site Edition – Alarm and Events: Export, Edit, and Import

In this new article, we will continue learning about FactoryTalk View Alarm and Event server. This time we will learn to import and export the Alarm and Event server. Like our previous article, we will use the same project file for this article. First, open your project and right-click on Alarm...

View Studio Site Edition – Alarm and Events: How to Add and Setup

In this new article, we will learn to create an Alarm and Event server with an example. An alarm is a critical part of any process, system or machinery, etc. An alarm can prevent you from a fatal accident and provide you with information about what is happening and why...

Backup and Restore FactoryTalk ViewSE Projects

In this article, we will learn to take backup and restore the same project in the Factory Talk View SE application. We all know how important it is to take backup for quick recovery from any disaster, and today we'll review how to do so with the latest version of...

View Studio Site Edition – Command Line

Although Command Line is a simple thing to use, many people are not familiar with it. In this article, we'll learn the use of the Command Line Function in FactoryTalk View  Studio Enterprise. Before we start, it should be noted that the Command Line feature of FactoryTalk View Studio is...

ViewSE – v13: What’s New In FactoryTalk View Site Edition

Rockwell recently released version 13.00 of FactoryTalk View Site Edition, and below I'll summarize the new and enhanced features, as well as any corrected anomalies: New Features: A new XY Plot Object has been added to plot one set of tag values versus another set. .NET Control Object now supports...

Logix, View – ROKLive20: What’s New with Logix and View at ROKLive 2020 (S42)

In this episode of The Automation Show I share my top picks from Rockwell's ROKLive Logix and View Presentations: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video.  The Automation Show, Episode 42 Show Notes: Quick Link to Rockwell's ROKLive website:  TheAutomationBlog.com/ROKLive2020 Note: The above link redirects to the actual...

View – ROKLive20: What’s New with View at ROKLive 2020

One of my favorite Rockwell Automation trade show sessions is “What's New in View.” This year, the ROKLive presentation that came closet to that classic presentation was VZ02, “Visualization What's New,” and in today's article I'll highlight the slides that caught my attention: (Note: To see a complete list of products featured in...

ViewSE to MicroLogix on DH485 and PLC5 via DF1 (S39)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show, I cover how to setup FactoryTalk ViewSE to communicate via DF1 using RSLinx Enterprise, and to DH-485 using RSLinx Classic: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video.  The Automation Show, Episode 39 Show Notes: Support our site and get...

ViewSE on Ethernet to PLCs on Data Highway Plus via Logix Gateway (S38)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show, I cover how to setup FactoryTalk ViewSE and RSLinx Classic Lite on Ethernet to communicate to PLCs on Data Highway Plus through a Logix Gateway: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video.  The Automation Show, Episode 38 Show...

RSView32 – Direct Drivers Communications to MicroLogix on DH485, and PLC5 via DF1 (S37)

In this episode of The Automation Show, I cover how to setup RSView32 Direct Drivers to MicroLogix on DH485, and PLC5 via DF1 : For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video.  The Automation Show, Episode 37 Show Notes: Support our site and get early access to our...