TechTip: Dynamically Growing and Shrinking ArchestrA Graphics

One of the major new features to Intouch 10’s ArchestrA graphics is their scalability. ArchestrA Graphics are inherently vectorbased, and opposed to the bitmap-based traditional intouch graphics, the ArchestrA graphics lend themselves to be scaled to different sizes than their native footprint without losing clarity and readability. This is why ArchestrA graphics are classified as

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TechTip: Using StartIT to Automatically Start Wonderware Applications

When trying to automatically start InTouch and your I/O Servers by placing shortcuts in the Windows Startup folder. You may have found that sometimes you have to restart InTouch in order to connect. This is due to the order that Windows starts the services and the applications in the Startup folder. To remedy this situation

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TechTip: Cannot Access LogViewer in System Management Console

This document provides a solution for the situation when a customer has installed an FSArchestrA Product (InTouch 8.0/9.X) on a PC running Windows XP Professional with SP2 or Windows 2003 SP1 and when going to the Wonderware LogViewer in the System Management Console (SMC), and selecting “LOCAL”, they are prompted with a message that says

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TechTip: Biometrics Integration into InTouch

Biometrics is increasingly becoming an option for user identification in the manufacturing world. From Retinal Scanners to Fingerprint Recognition, the types of devices that are available are more widespread and cost-effective than ever making biometric integration a hot topic for HMI/SCADA applications. Biometric Integration can mean different things in different applications. Some applications simply require

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TechTip: Upgrading from InTouch 7.X to InTouch 8.0/9.0/9.5

This article presents some notes of consideration when migrating from a Wonderware FactorySuite 2000 InTouch 7.X application to the FS ArchestrA InTouch 8.0/9.X application. See options below for more… To review this TechTip online now, click the  icon located at top right in the PDF snapshot viewer below: PDF Snapshot Viewer:

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TechTip: Using ADO Connection Strings in InTouch SQL Access

InTouch SQL Access Manager is an inherent feature of the product that allows InTouch to interact with relational databases – i.e., reading data out of a database such as recipe parameters or work order information, and storing data such as quality checks or production data. SQL Access Manager is an ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) compliant

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TechTip: InTouch 9.0’s IOSetRemoteReferences() Function

InTouch 9.0’s IOSetRemoteReferences() function allows the developer to change Remote Referenced Tags globally across any window that is open when the script is executed. While this seems like a small functionality change that would affect a limited scope of InTouch users, it actually allows the user to create faceplates and common pop-up windows without having

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TechTip: Using InSQL and Alarm Logger in a Terminal Server Environment

Using InSQL and Alarm Logger in a Terminal Server Environment. See options below for more… To review this TechTip online now, click the  icon located at top right in the PDF snapshot viewer below: PDF Snapshot Viewer:

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TechTip: Auto-Start Queries for the InTouch Alarm Utilities

With the most recent releases of InTouch, some of the alarming functionality has been transformed into Utilities that are outside of the normal InTouch configuration. These changes have been made to continue to provide additional functionality and the ability to connect to multiple Alarm Providers with the same alarm logger/printer Alarm Client. The ability to

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