Option 1.1. Add an Alarm Printer

CIMPLICITY provides several methods to open a new Alarm Printer dialog box.

  1. Select Project>Alarms>Alarm Printer in the Workbench left pane.

  2. Do one of the following.


Click File>New>Object  on the Workbench menu bar.


Click the New Object button on the Workbench toolbar.


In the Workbench left pane:





Double click Alarm Printer.

  1. Right-click Alarm Printer.

  2. Select New on the Popup menu.


  1. In the Workbench right pane.

  1. Right-click any alarm printer.

  2. Select New on the Popup menu.


Press Ctrl+N on the keyboard.

The New Alarm Log Printer dialog box opens when you use any method.

  1. Enter the name of the new alarm printer, or the name of the file you want to write alarms to in the Name field

You may enter a maximum of 11 characters.

  1. Click OK.

Result: The system verifies that the alarm printer name does not already exist, and that no invalid characters have been used.

If the alarm printer name you entered is valid, the Alarm Printer dialog box for the new alarm printer opens.

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Step 1. Open an Alarm Printer dialog box.