Step 5. Test using the Object Inserted Event

  1. Start the CimEdit project if it is not already running.

  2. Open a new CimEdit screen.

  1. Click the Object Explorer button .

The Object Explorer opens.

  1. Select the My SmartObjects folder.

  1. Drag the Fill object onto the CimEdit screen. 

The SmartObject Configuration dialog box that you created opens.

  1. Click the Browse button to open the Select a Point browser.

  2. Select a Point ID (e.g. an integer device point connected to a PLC) that will display values at runtime.

You can enter any value that you can use for a variable. Therefore, you can also enter a number or expression (e.g. 25) as the value if you do not have an active Point ID.

The value you select displays in the Fill Point field.

  1. Click OK.

  2. Click the Test Screen button in the Home>Runtime group on the CimEdit Ribbon bar.

CimView opens.

The SmartObject displays the value of the selected Point ID (value).

  1. Close CimView and return to the CimEdit screen.

More information

Example: Object inserted and SmartObject.