Rockwell's FactoryTalk View Studio HMI/SCADA development software comes with the built-in ability to import old PanelView Projects. In today's article, I'll walk you through the steps to do just that.
Importing legacy PanelView Projects into FactoryTalk View Studio
Step 1) Start by opening FactoryTalk View Studio Machine Edition. When prompted with the below “New/Open” window, choose the “New” tab:
Step 3) Next, click on the “Import” button
Note: PanelBuilder 1200 projects must first be imported to PanelBuilder 1400e (enhanced) software and saved as a “.PVC”
Note: PanelBuilder Enhanced and pre-6.1 PanelView Plus projects can not be imported on Windows 7 64 bit without first preforming a lagecy tag database export on a 32bit OS. See this blog post for more information:
Step 6) Browse for your legacy PanelView file, select it, and press “Next:”
I hope the above step-by-step procedure on how to import legacy PanelView projects into FactoryTalk ViewStudio was helpful. If you have any comment. questions, suggestions, or corrections please don't hesitate to share them by using the “post a comment or question” link below.
Until next time, Peace ✌️
Shawn M Tierney
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