5.10       Faceplate Group Displays

Faceplate Display Groups are a system Template display providing summary   all parameters in a Block Tag.  There are up to 8 Blocks (and tags) per Faceplate Group. All parameters of the tags are listed (a scroll bars appear for large Blocks). Faceplate Groups allow a large number of Tags to be displayed in a without Graphics Building.

One display template can show all the Tag and Blocks Tags in your system.   You build Faceplate Groups by listing the tagnames in a list. The Over view groups use the same list.

The Faceplate group can be called from the Overview Display

The Faceplate Group List Dialog Box can be viewed by:

The Standard Toolbar button

Or, the F2 function key

Or, a pushbutton with the <GOTO>Faceplate= keymacro.

Or, the Right-Click Menu in a web browser VIEW
 Right Click -> Goto -> Faceplate

Or from the menubar in ViewDAQ Goto -> Faceplate

The Faceplate Group display lists the value for Tags and the first parameter of Block Tags to provide an overview of your system.  The default Faceplate Groups are Text Displays.  They can be modified using DRAW to create Fills, Bars and other graphical representations. The Faceplate Template source is fplgrp.dxx

The Faceplate Group Display shows Parameter Name, Current Value, Engineering Units and data type (A for Analog and D for Discrete).