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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 13

Editing GLG objects 14

Selecting an Object and Changing Object Geometry 14

Choosing from Several Selected Objects 16

Using Undo 16

Editing Object Properties 17

Editing Public Properties of Predefined Components 18

Editing Objects with the Edit Toolbox 19

Multiple Selection 19

Graphical Objects and Their Attributes 20

Polygon Object 20

Parallelogram 21

Rounded Rectangle 21

Arc Object 22

Circle 23

Ellipse 23

Image Object 23

Text Object 24

Marker Object 26

Spline Object 26

Connector Object 26

GIS Object 27

Rendering Attributes 28

Drawing and Viewport Attributes 29

Integrated Zooming and Panning 30

Adding Geometrical Dynamics 31

Adding Geometrical Dynamics to Control Points 32

Adding Attribute Dynamics 32

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

Adding Tags for Data Supply 39

Adding a Tag to an Object Attribute 39
Mapping Tags to DataSources in the HMI Configurator 40
Browsing Tags Defined in the Drawing 40

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

Run-Time Scrollbars 57

None 57
X and Y 57
X 57
Y 57

Undo 57

Undo 57

Undo History 57

View 58

Zooming 58

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

Pan To 58

Scroll by Dragging 58

Traverse 59

Set Focus 59

Main Focus 59

Arrange 59

Create Temporary Group 59

Select Multiple Objects 59

Add Object to Group 59

Delete Object from Group 60

Add or Delete Object from Group 60

Select Next 61

Edit All (First) 61

Edit All (Select) 61

Permanent Group 62

Explode Group 62

Reorder 62

Move to Back 62
Bring to Front 62
Move Backward 62
Move Forward 62

Layout 62

Layout Toolbox 63

Align 63

Align Left 63
Align Horiz. Center 63
Align Right 63
Align Top 63
Align Vert. Center 63
Align Bottom 63

Make Same Size 63

Width 63
Height 63
Both 64

Distribute 64

Across 64
Down 64

Space Evenly 64

Across 64
Down 64

Distribute Evenly 64

Across 64
Down 64

Select Anchor 64

Align Points 65

More 65

Object 65

Create 65

Polygon 65
Rectangle 65
Parallelogram 66
Rounded Rectangle 66
Arc 66
Circle 67
Ellipse 67
Spline 68
Marker 68
Image 68
Text 68
GIS Object 69
Connector 69

Edit Toolbox 70

Properties 70

Public Properties 70

Resources 70

Tags 70

Alarms 70

Object Dynamics 71

Add Dynamics 71
Edit Dynamics 71

Tooltip 71

Add Tooltip 71
Edit Tooltip 71
Delete Tooltip 71

Actions 71

Add Command 71
Add Input Command 72
Edit Actions 72
Delete All Actions 72
Mark Actions 72
Paste Actions 72

Run 72

Start 72

Stop 73

Options 73

Draw Grid 73

Snap To 73

Show Axis 73

Show Coordinates 74

Show Span 74

Span Marks 74
SpanArea 74

Save Format 74

Save Compressed 74

Manual Widget Positioning 74

Selection Options 75

Disable Dynamics For Editing 75
Select Non-Components 75

Color Options 75

Swap Color Palettes 75
255 Color Display 75

Dynamics Options 75

Treat Dynamics as Global on Copy 75
Advanced Dynamics Display 75

Data Browser Options 76

Browse Tag Names 76
Browse Tag Sources 76

Appearance 76

Scrollbars 76
Toolbar 76

Force File Extensions 76

Display OpenGL Info 76

Help 76

Online Reference 76
About GLG Toolkit 76

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