Gets field data from the alarm record that is displayed at the specified AN. You can use this function for both Alarm Pages and Alarm Summaries (an Alarm Page or Alarm Summary needs to be displayed before this function can be used).
You can call this function on an Alarms Server or a client to get the contents of any field in the alarm record at that AN.
You can return the record number of the alarm record for use in other alarm functions, for example, to acknowledge, disable, or enable an alarm (on an Alarms Server).
The AlarmGetDsp() function does not support hardware alarms.
AN number of an ALMCB Alarm record. Equal to AN where actual ALMCB resides + Offset into the list of ALMCB records.
The name of the field from which the data is retrieved. The contents of the following fields can be retrieved when the Alarm Page is displayed:
|Area||The area to which the alarm belongs. The user needs to have access to this area to access this alarm data.|
|AlmComment||The text entered into the Comment field of the alarm properties dialog.|
|Comment||Operator comments attached to the Alarm Log entry (if any)|
|Custom1..8||Custom Filter Fields|
|Date||The date that the alarm changed state (mm/dd/yyyy)|
|DateExt||The date that the alarm changed state in extended format|
|Deadband||Deadband (Only Valid on Analog Alarms)|
|Deviation||Deviation Alarm trigger value (Only Valid on Analog Alarms)|
|Font||Font of alarm.|
|Format||Format of alarm.|
|High||High Alarm trigger value (Only Valid on Analog Alarms)|
|HighHigh||High High Alarm trigger value (Only Valid on Analog Alarms)|
|Help||Alarm help page|
|LogState||The last state that the alarm passed through|
|Low||Low Alarm trigger value (Only Valid on Analog Alarms)|
|LowLow||Low Low Alarm trigger value (Only Valid on Analog Alarms)|
|Priority||The alarm priority|
|Rate||Rate of change trigger value (Only Valid on Analog Alarms)|
|RecNo||The alarm record number|
|State||The current state of the alarm|
|State_desc||The configured description (for example, healthy or stopped) of a particular state|
|Time||The time that the alarm changed state (hh:mm:ss)|
|Type||The type of alarm or condition|
|Value||The current value of the alarm variable|
The contents of the any of the above fields (except for State) and the following fields can be retrieved when the Alarm Summary is displayed:
|UserName||The name of the user (User Name) who was logged on and performed some action on the alarm (for example, acknowledging the alarm or disabling the alarm, etc.). Be aware that when the alarm is first activated, the user name is set to "system" (because the operator did not trip the alarm).|
|FullName||The full name of the user (Full Name) who was logged on and performed some action on the alarm (for example, acknowledging the alarm or disabling the alarm, etc.). Be aware that when the alarm is first activated, the full name is set to "system" (because the operator did not trip the alarm).|
|UserDesc||The text related to the user event|
|OnDate||The date when alarm was activated|
|OnDateExt||The date (in extended format) when the alarm was activated (dd/mm/yyyy)|
|OffDate||The date when the alarm returned to its normal state|
|OffDateExt||The date (in extended format) when the alarm returned to its normal state (dd/mm/yyyy)|
|OnTime||The time when the alarm was activated|
|OffTime||The time when the alarm returned to its normal state|
|DeltaTime||The time difference between OnDate/OnTime and OffDate/OffTime, in seconds|
|OnMilli||Adds milliseconds to the time the alarm was activated.|
|OffMilli||Adds milliseconds to the time the alarm returned to its normal state.|
|AckTime||The time when the alarm was acknowledged|
|AckDate||The date when the alarm was acknowledged|
|AckDateExt||The date (in extended format) when the alarm was acknowledged (dd/mm/yyyy)|
|SumState||Describes the state of the alarm when it occurred|
|SumDesc||A description of the alarm summary|
|Native_SumDesc||A description of the alarm summary, in the native language|
|Native_Comment||Native language comments the operator adds to an Alarm Summary entry during runtime.|
Field data from the alarm entry (as a string). Current font handle for alarm record depending on state.
! Display the tag and category for the alarm at the specified AN.
Prompt("Alarm "+Tag+" is Category "+Category);