TechTip: Converting Managed App to Modern App

TechTip: Converting Managed App to Modern App InTouch 2014 R2 allows you to create Modern Applications, which allow the developer to harness the power of ArchestrA graphics right from the InTouch WindowMaker itself – without the use of the IDE! With the use of Modern applications, a developer can create, modify, and embed ArchestrA graphics

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TechTip: Configuring and Using the ArchestrA Worfklow Logger

What do you do if your Wonderware software or your configured application is not working as planned? Perhaps the communication to the PLC is down, the read or write to the recipe database is not functioning, or possibly your workflow is being triggered but is finishing with errors.

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TechTip: aaGraphic.GraphicInfo properties and aaGraphic class properties

The ShowGraphic() function in ArchestrA Graphics allows the user to programmatically open ArchestrA graphics via an ArchrestrA graphic script. Below is a consolidated list of the properties and class properties available for use with this functionality.

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TechTip: Installing Remote Desktop Services for InTouch Access Anywhere

InTouch Access Anywhere product provides users with access to the full InTouch HMI experience, on any device, with any HTML5-enabled browser. While the installation of InTouch Access Anywhere is incredibly straightforward, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services must be installed on the machine that will act as the Access Anywhere server. This document provides step-by-step instructions on

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TechTip: Enabling Performance Logging on Windows 7

Windows Performance Monitor is a Microsoft Management Console snap-in that provides tools for analyzing system performance. Performance Monitor provides a visual display of built-in Windows performance counters, either in real time or by reviewing historical data. In this Tech Tip, you will see how to set up Data Collector Sets to store various counters that

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TechTip: Adding and Modifying Scheduled Report Intervals in Information Server

Are you looking to publish reports to the Wonderware Information Server and have them automatically produced based on some schedule that you set? This Tech Tip shows you how to edit the default time periods used by the Information Server Scheduler, and explains how to add your own custom time intervals so you can produce

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TechTip: ArchestrA Graphic Development Guidelines

ArchestrA Graphics empower the developer with advanced graphic creation and animation tools that allow for intricate, stunning visualization. The graphics, being vector-based, also allow for “resolution-neutral” symbols that do not distort when changing sizes. Custom Properties and scripts provide a way to make graphics modular and further enhance functionality. Because the graphics are so flexible

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TechTip: Renaming an InTouch Managed Application

Once a Managed InTouch application is created, how can you rename the application so a different name appears within the InTouch Application Manager? The purpose of this Tech Tip is to walk you through the steps required to rename the Managed InTouch Application in all the locations the name can be used. For example, when

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TechTip: Building Functionality into InTouch via XML Import

Beginning with InTouch 10.0, you have the ability to automate certain tasks to speed the creation of an application or to automate certain maintenance functions. You perform these actions by creating a properly formatted XML file and importing it via the InTouch XML Importer. The XML Importer can allow you to do such actions as

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TechTip: Using FSGateway to Create a .csv Dump of PLC Tags

Wonderware FactorySuite (FS) Gateway is a software application that allows you to connect to other programs via OPC, DDE, Suitelink, or directly to an InTouch Application. It is installed and managed through the DA Server Manager inside of the System Management Console (SMC) like any other typical DA Server. The most common use of FS

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