In Today's article I discuss the new “Tag Database Not Found” error you get when you try to open a project created in v10 of FactoryTalk View Studio Machine Edition.
I was recently given a version 8 .MER runtime file which I wanted to take a look at in FactoryTalk View Studio Machine Edition version 9.
I first used the Application Manager to restore the .MER to a application, and then proceeded to open the project in View Studio.
Towards the end of opening the application, I received the error, “Tag Database not Found,” as shown below:
And when you create a .MER file with v10, you are warned that to restore and open the project in a previous version of View Studio you'll need to install the latest patch roll-up for that previous version:
For more information, as well as a link to the patch, click HERE.
To watch a video demonstration of the above, check out Episode 46 of The Automation Minute Season 4 below:
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