Parameter Type

This is the first step in creating a Text Parameter.  The important thing is to get the Data type correct, you cannot change from Analog to Discrete to Text.  All other properties can be changed.

Chosen from a Pull Down List on the Create Parameter properties page. Parameters are IO device driver dependant. Different drivers use different parameters.

Range:                    analog, discrete or text.
Field Type:            Text
Tag field:               .PTYPE read only