Export alarms

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This function is used to write the alarms which have been stored with filter criteria into a file in the Runtime.

Provide the file parameters, the filter and the time as the transfer parameters. This function is configured via a dialog mask.

Configurable options are:

File name

permanently assigned name of export file; any existing files will be overwritten (only when the option Generate file name automatically is not set)

Generate file name automatically

Active: The file name will be generated automatically from a short identifier, a user identifier and a day key.
Inactive: The user has to enter the file name under Name of export file.




alarm list short identifier


KK - user identifier (e.g. EL for electric)


year, month, day


file extension (TXT, DBF, XML)


user-definable identifier (dBase - 1 character; ASCII and XML - 32 Characters) (e.g. alarm export)
Do not use special characters!


display of complete file name


defines file type

- dBase

DBaseIV format (*.dbf)
Here only file names not longer than 8 characters are allowed.


ASCII text format (*.txt)


XML-format (*.xml)

As Unicode

The export to ASCII format is done in Unicode

Set path

Display of teh defined export path (project properties)


defines filter criterion


define time period with time format and type

The format of the list entries is taken from the settings of the alarm list (Alarm configuration/Entry in the list)

A semicolon ; is used as a column separator.

The storage path is defined in the project properties / Runtime settings / data directory.

Configuration is described in "Configuration of the alarm and CEL filters" and "Configuration of the time filter." See chapterConfiguring the alarm and CEL filter and Configuring the time filter (Time, Time).