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  • Q. How to add a new or desired font to the CIMON-Xpanel?  


     


     


    A. Use FONTSELECT.exe in the XpanelDesigner installation folder. 


     


     


     


     


    1.       Move a new or desired font to the “Fonts” folder in the Windows. 


     



     


     


     


     


     


    2.       Run FONTSELECT.exe in the XpanelDesigner folder.


     


     


     


     


     



    3.       You can see the font just added to the “Fonts” folder in the Windows.


     


       


     


     


     


    4.       Select the desired font and click [ADD] and then [OK] buttons. 


         


     


     


     


     


    5.       Run the XpanelDesigner and apply the newly added font. 



     


     


     

  • Q. How to set security (user ID and password) on the EntryData object  


         directly without having a different login button? 


     


     


     


    A. Create  two different objects with three different functions included.


         Object 1 has “EntryData” and “Visible” functions while object 2 has “Touch” function


         which would act as a login button. And then group these two different objects into one single object.


     


     


         


        *Refer to the PDF file attached for the detailed instructions 


     


     


     


     


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    Q: You want to check project operations without PLCs.


    Is there a way to convert tags in the database from real to virtual and vice versa at once?


      


      


    A: Open the Database window and press Ctrl + H to use [Replace] function. 


     


     



     1. Click [Tools] → [Database] → Press [Ctrl + H] → [Replace] window appears. 




     


     


     


     


    2. Enter 0 (or 1) for “Find What” and 1 (or 0) for “Replace With.” 


        Select [Real/Virtual] for “Find By Item” and click [Replace All]. 


         *0 means virtual tags while 1 means real tags.


      



     


     


     


     


    3. This example shows converting all of virtual tags into real tags. 


         *Virtual tags are noted with [!Tag Name] as shown below. 




     


     


     


     


    4. Notice that all the virtual tags have been converted to real tags. 




     

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    How to delete the list of recently opened projects when you activate SCADA CimonD? 



      


        1.        The list of recently opened projects will appear when you first activate the program.


              If you want to delete this list, go to [Computer].


      


      


     


      


      


      


      


      


         


        2.     Click [Computer] → [Local Disk (C:)] → [CIMON] → [UltimateAccess] → [CIMON SCADA].


     


     


     


     


     


     


        3. Click the [CimonD(INI)] file.


      


     


     


     


     


        4.     You can see the list of the recently opened projects under the [Recent File List].  


                Delete the ones (that you do not want to keep) and save the file.  


       


       


       


       


       


       


       


         5. Now you can notice that the Recent File List has been deleted.   


       


       


       


       


        6.      For [CIMON V2.14]


                 C Drive → WINDOWS → CIMOND(INI) → Recent File List → Delete the lists → Save it. 


       


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    Q. How to register one object with two functions in XpanelDesigner? 


    Ex) One object with “Key Input” and “Write Tag Value” functions.


     



     


     



     


     



     


     



     


     



     


     

  • CICON SIMULATOR


     


    It supports engineer to create program with multiple card even he does not have any hardware.


     


    With Simulator, you can test I/O addressing, configuration and communication with Xpanel or SCADA software.


     



     


    For more details, please refer to attached manual.


     


     


     

  • QHow to register CIMON-X as StartUp program on Windows 8? 


     

          

    A: Change the UAC level of “Cimonx.exe” file using “UACControl” at SCADA installation folder. 


          or use “Task Scheduler” at Control Panel of Windows 8.

     

          

    1. Go to SCADA installation folder. 

         

    2.  Search a file “CimonX.exe”, and mouse right click it to check the Privilege Level at Compatibility tap.  

          If administrator level is applied, uncheck the level. 

      

    3. Double click “UACContrl.exe” file. Select “asInvoker” and click “OK” to change the “Cimonx.exe” level. 

            

    4. Create a shortcut file of “CimonX.exe” file. 

     

    5. Copy the shortcut file, and paste into the Startup folder of Windows 8.          

       

    6. Restart the Windows 8 to run CIMON-X as startup. 

     

     

    Depending on PC OS configuration, it can take several minutes until CIMON-X program is executed as Startup.  

     

         

    ※ Please refer to the attached manuals for detailed information.  

     

  • Q: Error message “Local disk free space is not enough to run project” pops up. 


         How to reduce memory of project. 


     


    A : If the disk memory of Xpanel is less than 2MB, this message will pop up. 


         In order to reduce project memory, follow below simple instruction. 


     


    1. Do not use too much animation or graphic files on the page.


     


    2. Uncheck “Download The Editing Project” and “Download The Font File” when you downlaod project file to XPANEL.


     



     


     


    click the below manual to download.

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    Q: Error message “Local disk free space is not enough to run project” pops up. 


         How to reduce memory of project. 


     


    A : If the disk memory of Xpanel is less than 2MB, this message will pop up. 


         In order to reduce project memory, follow below simple instruction. 


     


    1. Do not use too much animation or graphic files on the page.


     


    2. Uncheck “Download The Editing Project” and “Download The Font File” when you downlaod project file to XPANEL.


     



     


     


     


    click the below manual to download.


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    :    How to synchornize between two different Tag values? 


      


          


    A  :     At “Tag Action” feature of Tag Database, Tag value synchronization can be defined.     


               (applies to Digital/Analog/String Tag)     


          


          


    1. At  CIMON-D, go to [Tools] → [Database] menu, and mouse right click a Tag that has a source data in it.  


        Click [Edit Tag] menu. 


      


     


    2. At [General] tap, enable both Tag properties “Define Tag Action” and “Run Tag Action for Tag value change”.  


        


     


    3. Go to [Tag Action] tap, enter a Command Expression.   


       


       


     


     


     


    ※ Please refer to the attached manual for detailed information.