The Process Analyst control allows Operators to
view trend and/or alarm tag data (both real-time and historical)
for comparison and analysis during run time through their existing
If you have access to an installation of
CitectHistorian, you can also incorporate attributes published on a
Historian Web Server.
A typical Process Analyst view might look like the
one shown here. Your Process Analyst views will probably look
different to this example.
The Process Analyst control interface typically
consists of the following components:
Main toolbar: Contains commands
for performing general operations in the Process Analyst, such as
opening views, printing reports, and so on. You can configure this toolbar to contain
Pens: A pen draws
sample values against time. The Process Analyst supports three
types of pen: analog, digital, and alarm.
Analog and digital pens are associated with
trend tags, as well as time-series items and attributes from a
Historian connection. Alarm pens are associated with alarm tags and
Historian alarm attributes.
Cursor: A cursor allows an Operator to
determine value at a given point in time by dragging the cursor
line to the point necessary. You can configure the cursor.
Cursor labels: Display the value
where the cursor intersects the trend value line.
Contains commands to allow an Operator to travel forward or
backward through trends, as well as other navigation-related tasks.
You can configure this
toolbar to contain different items.
Object View: When displayed, the
Object View appears under the navigation toolbar and displays
information about your Process Analyst pens, such as name, color,
scale, and so on. You can configure the Object