Multiplexing

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Picture objectsET/MT-3x6, ET/MT-2x8Create picture objectField propertiesMultiplexingDefine multiplexing fields

 

The following descriptions applies to the Multiplexing of an analog variable in a field. The configuration is carried out correspondingly for digital variables and strings.

 

Change to the "Multiplex" tab

 

Dlg_FieldPropsMultiplex

 

Allocate a name to the multiplexing parameters
Then select the type (digital or analog) of the index variable.
In the Index variable field select an existing variable or create a new one. This variable includes the information on the variable which is active in the variable list.
For selecting the variable to be added to the variable list, select first the requested variable type. The list shows alle variables of this type which have already been created.

 

Select the requested variables.
Select a number of successive variables using the shortcut Shift + left mouse button. Selection of several, non-consecutive variables by pressing Ctrl. and clicking the left mouse-button.

 

The selected variables are created, added or removed with the following button.

 

Btn_VarEigenschaften

Create new variable of the selected type.

Btn_Uebertragen

Add the selected variable to the variable list.

Btn_Loeschen

Remove the selected variable from the variable list.

 

 

Example:

Value in the

index variable

Variable

list

Index

0

Variable 1

0

1

Variable 2

1

2

Variable 3

2

 

The index and the value in the index variable define the value to be presented in the field.

As can be seen in the above example, the contents of variable 2 is, for instance, displayed with index 1, if the

value "1" is entered in the index variable.

 

Hinweis

If a value, which is not assigned as index to a variable in the variable list (undefined status), is entered in the index variable, the variable with the assigned index "0" is used automatically.

 

 

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