Importing iFIX Pictures into Proficy Portal

The Proficy Portal Import utility allows you to select iFIX Picture files and/or Tag Group files to be imported. After an iFIX picture has been imported, it appears as a display in the system tree, and can be run or configured.

After importing, if the import fails or there are warnings, you will receive a message, and affected files appear as follows:

To import iFIX pictures

  1. In Proficy Portal, make sure you are in Configure mode (click the Configure button on the main toolbar if you are in Run mode).

  2. From the File menu, choose Import Display. The Import dialog box appears. All files available for import are listed. Available files are files that are in the following location:

C:\Program Files\GE Fanuc\Proficy Portal\webapps\infoAgentSrv\ImportFiles

  1. If you want to see exported picture files only, or exported tag group files only, from the Files of Type drop-down list, select the specific type of file. The list of files changes depending on your selection.

  2. Select the files that you want to import.

    • Select the check box beside each file you want to import. If necessary, you can click the Invert Selection button to switch all selected/deselected files.

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  1. Select the Automatically Overwrite Duplicate Files check box if necessary. If you select this check box, you will not be notified when a file has been overwritten by an imported file with the same name. If this check box is cleared, files that exist will not be overwritten, and the import will continue for the other selected files.

  2. Click the Import button. You will receive a message stating the import has completed. Click OK on the message.

  3. If you want to view logs for the import, click the Show Logs button. A log report is shown for each imported file. For more information on the importer log file, see Importer Log.

NOTE: If an import of multiple files is cancelled, and there are files that were not processed, they will appear light gray in the list.

See Also

Using iFIX Pictures with Proficy Portal

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