In today's edition of “Insight's Inbox” we answer a reader's question on how to display the same FactoryTalk View ME popup graphic display multiple times.
In my testing of FactoryTalk View 8.0, the only time I could not get the same popup to display twice was if I passed either the same Parameter File or Parameter List I used with the first instance to the second instance.
However, as long as I passed different parameter files or lists to each popup, I didn’t have an issue displaying the same popup more than once.
One additional step I took to insure my popup graphic display didn’t open over the top of a previous instance was to enabled the “Display Position” option on the “General” tab of the Goto button.
So for each Goto button that displayed my popup with a different parameter file or list, I used a different “Left Position” in pixels.
NOTE: You can get a copy of the sample program HERE.
This allowed each instance of my popup to display at a different location on the screen.
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