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GLG HMI Configurator User's Guide

Chapter 1 Using GLG HMI Configurator 11

HMI Configurator Layout 11

Loading a GLG Drawing 12

Creating a New Drawing 12

Saving the Drawing 12

Creating Objects 13

Adding Predefined Components to the Drawing 13

Creating Graphical Objects 14

Editing GLG objects 14

Selecting an Object and Changing Object Geometry 15

Choosing from Several Selected Objects 16

Using Undo 16

Editing Object Properties 17

Editing Public Properties of Prebuilt Widgets and Custom Components 19

Editing Objects with the Edit Toolbox 19

Multiple Selection 20

Graphical Objects and Their Attributes 20

Polygon Object 21

Parallelogram 22

Rounded Rectangle 22

Arc Object 22

Circle 23

Ellipse 23

Image Object 24

Text Object 24

Marker Object 26

Spline Object 27

Connector Object 27

GIS Object 27

Rendering Attributes 28

Drawing and Viewport Attributes 30

Integrated Zooming and Panning 31

Adding Geometrical Dynamics 31

Adding Geometrical Dynamics to Control Points 32

Adding Attribute Dynamics 33

Color List 33
Color Threshold 34
Color Blinking 34
Color Alert 34
Color Blinking Alert 35
List 35
Flow 35
Threshold 36
Range Alert 36
Blinking 37
Blinking Alert 37
Visibility Threshold 37
Value Display 38
Text Display 38
JavaScript 39
Paste Dynamics 39

Adding Tags for Data Supply 39

Adding a Tag to an Object Attribute 40
Mapping Tags to DataSources in the HMI Configurator 40
Browsing Tags Defined in the Drawing 41

Using Resources to Browse Objects 41

Prototyping Dynamic Behavior Using Run Mode 43

Defining Alarms 43

Range Alarm 44
Range2 Alarm 44
Change Alarm 44
Browsing Alarms 45

Using GLG Widgets and Palettes 45

Object Layout and Alignment 46

Defining Object Tooltips 47

Chapter 2 GLG HMI Configurator Menus 49

File 49

New Drawing (Resize and Stretch) 49

New Drawing (Resize, No Stretch) 50

New Drawing (Fixed Scale, No Stretch) 50

Reset Drawing 50

Resize Drawing 50

Open 50

Open URL 51

Recent Drawings 51

Save 51

SaveAs 51

Print 52

Export PostScript 52

Print Configuration 52

Page Layout 52
Stretch 52
PostScript Level 52
PostScript Orientation 53

Save Image 53

Save Image Full 53

Export Strings 53

Import Strings 53

Export Tags 53

Import Tags 54

Exit 54

Palettes 54

Custom Objects 54

HMI Editor Widget Samples 55

Read Palette 55

Read Directory 55

Edit 55

Select Multiple Objects 55

Select Rectangular Area 55

Select All 56

Cut 56

Copy 56

Paste 56

Delete 56

Define Clone Offset 56

Copy Object With an Offset 57

Edit Group Elements 57

Set D Resource 57
Set G Resource 57
Set S Resource 57
Recursive 57

Run-Time Scrollbars 57

None 57
X and Y 57
X 58
Y 58

Undo 58

Undo 58

Undo History 58

View 58

Zooming 58

Zoom In 58
Zoom Out 58
Zoom To 59
Set Zoom Factor 59
Reset Zoom 59

Pan To 59

Scroll by Dragging 59

Traverse 59

Set Focus 59

Main Focus 60

Arrange 60

Create Temporary Group 60

Select Multiple Objects 60

Add Object to Group 60

Delete Object from Group 60

Add or Delete Object from Group 61

Select Next 61

Edit All (First) 62

Edit All (Select) 62

Permanent Group 62

Explode Group 62

Reorder 62

Move to Back 63
Bring to Front 63
Move Backward 63
Move Forward 63

Convert Viewport 63

Viewport -> Light Viewport 63
Light Viewport -> Viewport 63

Layout 63

Layout Toolbox 63

Position in Drawing 64

At Left Edge 64
Center Horizontally 64
At Right Edge 64
At Top Edge 64
Center Vertically 64
At Bottom Edge 64

Set Width/Height 64

World Coordinates 64
Pixels 65

Set Space/Distance 65

World Coordinates 65
Pixels 65

Align 65

Align Left 66
Align Horiz. Center 66
Align Right 66
Align Top 66
Align Vert. Center 66
Align Bottom 66

Make Same Size 66

Width 66
Height 66
Both 66

Distribute 66

Across 67
Down 67

Space Evenly 67

Across 67
Down 67

Distribute Evenly 67

Across 67
Down 67

Select Anchor 67

Align Points 67

Align To Viewport Span 67

More 68

Object 68

Create 68

Polygon 68
Rectangle 69
Parallelogram 69
Rounded Rectangle 69
Arc 69
Circle 70
Ellipse 70
Spline 71
Marker 71
Image 71
Text 72
GIS Object 72
Connector 72

Edit Toolbox 73

Properties 73

Public Properties 73

Resources 73

Tags 73

Alarms 73

Object Dynamics 74

Add Dynamics 74
Edit Dynamics 74

Tooltip 74

Add Tooltip 74
Edit Tooltip 74
Delete Tooltip 74

Actions 74

Add Command 74
Add Input Command 75
Edit Actions 75
Delete All Actions 75
Mark Actions 75
Paste Actions 75

Run 75

Start 75

Stop 76

Options 76

Draw Grid 76

Snap To 76

Show Axis 76

Show Coordinates 77

Show Span 77

Span Marks 77
SpanArea 77

Save Format 77

Save Compressed 77

Manual Widget Positioning 77

Selection Options 78

Disable Dynamics For Editing 78
Select Non-Components 78

Color Options 78

Swap Color Palettes 78
255 Color Display 78

Dynamics Options 78

Treat Dynamics as Global on Copy 78
Advanced Dynamics Display 78

Data Browser Options 79

Browse Tag Names 79
Browse Tag Sources 79

Appearance 79

Scrollbars 79
Toolbar 79

Force File Extensions 79

Display OpenGL Info 79

Help 79

Online Reference 79
About GLG Toolkit 79

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