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by jimtaylor
Tue Jul 08, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: HowTos
Topic: Show DP (not DPE) Description in Alert Row
Replies: 2
Views: 1115

Re: Show DP (not DPE) Description in Alert Row

<r>Thanks Leopold. For the benefit of anyone else reading this topic, this is what I did:<br/> <br/> As suggested I tried editing the dpGetDescriptionMode config entry within the [general] section. I tried all modes (-2,-1,0,1,2,3), but none of these would display the DP description in the AES row.<...
by jimtaylor
Fri Jul 04, 2014 11:31 am
Forum: HowTos
Topic: Show DP (not DPE) Description in Alert Row
Replies: 2
Views: 1115

Show DP (not DPE) Description in Alert Row

<r>Hi all,<br/> <br/> Is there a quick way to display a datapoint's description in the Alert Row?<br/> <br/> For example I have a DP called "Sensor" with 2 DPEs "Fire" & "Fault". The DPEs have alert handler configs. When either of the DPEs is in alarm I would like to display the sensor's description...
by jimtaylor
Wed May 07, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: HowTos
Topic: Alert Handler for String Data Types
Replies: 5
Views: 1066

Re: Alert Handler for String Data Types

Thanks for the info Frenk. We will explore the possibilities you suggest.

Jim
by jimtaylor
Tue May 06, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: HowTos
Topic: Alert Handler for String Data Types
Replies: 5
Views: 1066

Re: Alert Handler for String Data Types

<r>Hi Leopold,<br/> <br/> Thanks for your response. Unfortunately the values are set up as strings in the OPC server we are connecting to. The OPC server is not our responsibility so there is no possibility to change the data type.<br/> <br/> If there is no easy way then I presume we will have to wr...
by jimtaylor
Tue May 06, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: HowTos
Topic: Alert Handler for String Data Types
Replies: 5
Views: 1066

Alert Handler for String Data Types

<r>Hello,<br/> <br/> Is there an easy way to set up an alert handler for string data types? E.g. I want an alert if the value of my string is "high temperature" or "seal leak" etc<br/> <br/> When I try to add an alert handler config to a string it brings up a sum alarm handling dialog which is not w...