In this course students will learn how to create, edit, and deploy FactoryTalk View Site Edition Local Station applications using FactoryTalk View Studio Enterprise.
What you will learn:
- What FactoryTalk ViewSE is, and how to find its documentation and downloads
- Understanding how ViewSE works, including a look at four sample applications
- Creating your first ViewSE Standalone Application
- Graphic Displays and settings, Object Properties, and In-place Editing
- Testing Displays, Creating Client Files, and Editing running applications
- Using Drawing objects, Library Objects, and the Symbol Factory
- HMI System Tags, Numeric Displays, Color and Fill Animations
- Creating, editing, and duplicating Tags
- Importing Displays, Using Numeric Inputs and Slider Animation
- Tag Substitution, Tag Placeholders and Parameters, and On Top Displays
- Expressions, Derived Tags, and Events
- Setting up RSLinx Enterprise and RSLinx Classic Communications
- Direct References and HMI Device Tags
- Offline Tag Browsing and HMI Tag Importing
- Creating and using Parameter Files and Tag Placeholders
- Command Line, and creating and using Macros
- Creating and Using Global Objects
- Datalogging and Trending
- HMI Tag Alarms and Alarm and Event Alarming
- User, Group, and Application Security
- Backing up your Application
- Setting up an Operator Workstation
- Restoring and Running and Application
- Setting and Using FactoryTalk ViewPoint
NOTE: All of the course files provided will work with View Studio 8 and greater. That said, since this course is based on View Studio v9, the only application archive (APA) compatible with v8 is the final completed application.
Who should take this course:
Anyone who would like to learn how to create, edit, and deploy ViewSE projects.
Note: prospective students should already have some PLC knowledge, and be comfortable using Windows 10.
Requirements to complete optional exercises or follow along:
Students who wish to complete optional exercises, or follow along with the instructor as he programs, will need the following:
1) A working copy of FactoryTalk View Studio Enterprise Edition, and a compatible Windows PC to install and run it on.
Note: Information on how to request a free 30 day evaluation and demo copy of View Studio Enterprise from Rockwell is covered
Note: This course is based on FactoryTalk View Studio 9.0, and according to Rockwell ViewSE 9.0 supports these Windows versions:
- Windows 7 Pro
- Windows 8 Pro
- Windows 10 Pro
Note: ViewSE v8.0 is said to support Windows XP Pro SP3 32bit, and all of the provided files required to complete the course are compatible with ViewSE v8.
2) An Allen-Bradley Programmable Controller, or Free PLC Emulator compatible with the above Windows PC and View Studio Enterprise.
Note: How to download and use Rockwell's free RSLogix Emulate 500 is included with this course as a bonus lesson
Note: The instructor provides sample programs for the following Programmable Controllers for use with the course lessons:
- RSLogix Emulate 500
- MicroLogix 1000, 1100, 1400
- CompactLogix L16 and L23 (v20)
- ControlLogix L61 (v20)