Option 10.3. Make further Runtime Region Specifications

The Region Maintenance dialog box enables you to make further specifications for  the RCO runtime environment.

Add an entry for each region that is used in the decisions defined in your RCO configuration.

  1. Click Tools on the Tracker window menu bar.

  2. Select Region Maintenance to open the Region Maintenance list box.

  1. Do one of the following.

Edit an existing  maintenance for a region

Double-click a region.

The Region Maintenance dialog box for the selected region opens for editing .

Create new maintenance for a region

Click .

A blank Region Maintenance dialog box opens for configuration .

  1. Fill in or edit the involved fields, as follows.



Region ID

ID of the region.


Ready Mask

Value is binary and with Region Status Point value to determine if the region is ready.

Region Script

Reserved for future expansion.

Global Var. Point

Reserved for future expansion.

Enabled Point

If 0, the region is disabled; otherwise, it is enabled.

Capability Point


1 – 2 – 3

Specifies the capability of the region using attributes. These points contain a set of attribute values used to determine the capability of a region and used by the Check Process Capability function block.

Type of point must be a Text point of type STRING.

If the point is an array, each element of array will be scanned until a match is found for the attribute.

Quantity Point

Enter the total number of occupied locations in the region.

Quantity Value

Instead of configuring the quantity in a point, it may be configured as a single value. Routing control will first look for the point, if the point is undefined it will look for the quantity value.

Status Point

Enter the region status point from PRT.

Point must be BOOL, UINT, UDINT, INT, DINT, or REAL.

Capacity Point

Enter the maximum locations a region can hold. This may be different from PRT.

Point must be BOOL, UINT, UDINT, INT, DINT, or REAL.

  1. Click OK to add the new configuration to the runtime environment.

More information

Step 10. Use Additional Configuration Functions and Utilities.