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Instant Trending using the Process Analyst

At runtime from the Process Analyst you can browse variable tags or local variables directly, and subscribe for instant trending.

When you select a pen, in addition to Alarm and Trend Tags, you have the option of selecting Variable Tags or Local Variables for subscription and display on the trend graph.

Note: Displayed values will only be temporarily cached and will not be persisted.

To use instant trends at runtime in the process analyst:

  1. Display a page at runtime containing a process analyst.
  2. Click on the 'Add Pens' button in the tool bar.
  3. For the 'Type' field, select 'Variable Tags' or 'Local Variables'. This will allow you to browse for the tag you wish to instant trend.
  4. Hit the search button.
  5. From the search results select which tag you wish to Instant Trend and click 'Add', as per usual.
  6. Click 'OK' to add the pen to the process analyst.