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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

Magnetic Mode 14

Editing GLG objects 15

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 33

Adding Attribute Dynamics 33

Color List 34
Color Threshold 34
Color Blinking 34
Color Alert 34
Color Blinking Alert 35
List 35
Flow 36
Threshold 36
Range Alert 36
Blinking 37
Blinking Alert 37
Visibility Threshold 38
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 42

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 51

Open 51

Open URL 51

Load Template 51

Recent Drawings 51

Save 51

SaveAs 52

Print 52

Export PostScript 52

Print Configuration 52

Page Layout 52
Stretch 53
PostScript Level 53
PostScript Orientation 53

Save Image 53

Save Image Full 53

Export Strings 54

Import Strings 54

Export Tags 54

Import Tags 54

Exit 54

Palettes 54

Manual Widget Positioning 55

Make Widget Viewports Transparent 55

Custom Objects 55

Custom Widget Samples 55

Read Palette 55

Read Directory 56

Edit 56

Select Multiple Objects 56

Select Rectangular Area 56

Select All 56

Cut 56

Copy 57

Paste 57

Delete 57

Define Clone Offset 57

Copy Object With an Offset 57

Edit Group Elements 57

Set D Resource 58
Set G Resource 58
Set S Resource 58
Recursive 58

Run-Time Scrollbars 58

None 58
X and Y 58
X 58
Y 58

Keep Edit Ratio 58

Undo 59

Undo 59

Undo History 59

View 59

Zooming 59

Zoom In 59
Zoom Out 59
Zoom To 59
Set Zoom Factor 60
Reset Zoom 60

Pan To 60

Scroll by Dragging 60

Traverse 60

Set Focus 60

Main Focus 61

Arrange 61

Create Temporary Group 61

Select Multiple Objects 61

Add Object to Group 61

Delete Object from Group 61

Add or Delete Object from Group 62

Select Next 62

Edit All (First) 63

Edit All (Select) 63

Permanent Group 63

Explode Group 63

Reorder 63

Move to Back 64
Bring to Front 64
Move Backward 64
Move Forward 64

Convert Viewport 64

Viewport -> Light Viewport 64
Light Viewport -> Viewport 64

UTF8 Conversions 64

Convert Strings from Current Local to UTF8 64
Convert UTF8 Strings to Current Locale 64

Layout 64

Layout Toolbox 65

Position in Drawing 65

At Left Edge 65
Center Horizontally 65
At Right Edge 65
At Top Edge 65
Center Vertically 65
At Bottom Edge 65

Set Width/Height 65

World Coordinates 65
Pixels 66

Set Space/Distance 66

World Coordinates 66
Pixels 66

Align 67

Align Left 67
Align Horiz. Center 67
Align Right 67
Align Top 67
Align Vert. Center 67
Align Bottom 67

Make Same Size 67

Width 67
Height 67
Both 67

Distribute 68

Across 68
Down 68

Space Evenly 68

Across 68
Down 68

Distribute Evenly 68

Across 68
Down 68

Select Anchor 68

Align Points 68

Align To Viewport Span 69

More 69

Object 69

Create 69

Polygon 69
Rectangle 70
Parallelogram 70
Rounded Rectangle 70
Arc 70
Circle 71
Ellipse 72
Spline 72
Marker 72
Image 72
Text 73
GIS Object 73
Connector 73

Edit Toolbox 74

Properties 74

Public Properties 74

Resources 74

Tags 74

Alarms 74

Object Dynamics 75

Add Dynamics 75
Edit Dynamics 75

Tooltip 75

Add Tooltip 75
Edit Tooltip 75
Delete Tooltip 75

Actions 75

Add Command 75
Add Input Command 76
Edit Actions 76
Delete All Actions 76
Mark Actions 76
Paste Actions 76

Run 76

Start 76

Stop 77

Options 77

Draw Grid 77

Snap To 77

Show Axis 77

Show Coordinates 78

Show Span 78

Span Marks 78
Span Area 78

Save Format 78

Save Compressed 78

SaveImageFormat 78

Convert Strings to UTF8 on Save 78

Selection Options 79

Show Attachment Points 79
Disable Dynamics For Editing 79
Select Non-Components 79

Trace / Highlight 79

Trace Tags 79
Trace Resources & Constraints 79
Highlight Widgets 79
Highlight Top Level Objects 80

Magnetic Control Points 80

Attach to Point 80
Use Point Position 80
Disable 80

Color Options 80

Swap Color Palettes 80
255 Color Display 80

Dynamics Options 80

Treat Dynamics as Global on Copy 80
Advanced Dynamics Display 81

Data Browser Options 81

Browse Tag Names 81
Browse Tag Sources 81

Appearance 81

Scrollbars 81
Toolbar 81

Force File Extensions 81

Display OpenGL Info 81

Help 81

Online Reference 81
About GLG Toolkit 82

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