DEEP SEA ELECTRONICS PLC

DSE Configuration Suite PC Software Installation & Operation Manual
Document Number 057-151
Author: Ashley Senior

DSE Configuration Suite PC Software Installation & Operation Manual ISSUE 1

DSE Configuration Suite PC Software Installation & Operation Manual

DEEP SEA ELECTRONICS PLC
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DSE Configuration Suite PC Software Installation & Operation Manual

TABLE OF CONTENTS
1 2 DESCRIPTION ................................................................................................. 4 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ................................................................... 5
2.1
2.1.1 2.1.2 2.1.3

SOFTWARE INSTALLATION ........................................................................................................... 5
MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS ........................................................................................................... 5 INSTALLATION .............................................................................................................................................. 5 TROUBLESHOOTING SOFTWARE INSTALLATION .................................................................................... 9
WINDOWS 7 ....................................................................................................................................................................... 9 WINDOWS VISTA ............................................................................................................................................................... 9 WINDOWS XP .................................................................................................................................................................... 9 WINDOWS NT, WINDOWS MILLENIUM, WINDOWS 98, WINDOWS 95, WINDOWS 3.1 ............................................. 9 APPLE MAC, WINDOWS CE, PALM OS, SMARTPHONE, PDA, ANDROID ................................................................... 9

2.1.3.1 2.1.3.2 2.1.3.3 2.1.3.4 2.1.3.5

2.2 2.3

HARDWARE INSTALLATION ........................................................................................................ 10 TROUBLESHOOTING INSTALLATION ......................................................................................... 10 IF SOFTWARE UPDATES ARE AVAILABLE ................................................................................ 11 OPENING PAGE ............................................................................................................................. 13 TOOLBAR ....................................................................................................................................... 14 FILE MENU...................................................................................................................................... 16 TOOLS MENU ................................................................................................................................. 17
UPDATE FIRMWARE ................................................................................................................................... 19
DIRECT USB CONNECTION ........................................................................................................................................... 19 CONNECTION VIA DSE813 ............................................................................................................................................. 22 4.3.1.1 4.3.1.2

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USING THE DSE CONFIGURATION SUITE PC SOFTWARE ...................... 11
3.1 3.2 4.1 4.2 4.3
4.3.1 4.3.2 4.3.4 4.3.5 4.3.6

MENUS AND TOOLBAR ............................................................................... 14

ACCESS PERMISSIONS.............................................................................................................................. 24 DSE8XXX SERIES PC EVENT LOG ............................................................................................................ 26 ADDRESS BOOK ......................................................................................................................................... 27
CREATING A NEW ENTRY ............................................................................................................................................. 27 USING AN ENTRY ............................................................................................................................................................ 28 GETTING STARTED ........................................................................................................................................................ 29 EDITING THE STRINGS .................................................................................................................................................. 30 UPDATING THE MODULE LANGUAGE.......................................................................................................................... 30 UPDATING THE SCADA ALARMS/EVENT LOG LANGUAGE ....................................................................................... 31

4.3.5.1 4.3.5.2 4.3.6.1 4.3.6.2 4.3.6.3 4.3.6.4

LANGUAGE EDITOR ................................................................................................................................... 29

4.3.8 4.3.9

DSE8XXX DATA LOG VIEWER ................................................................................................................... 33 BATCH CONVERT TO... .............................................................................................................................. 35

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HELP MENU .................................................................................................................................... 36

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Separate manuals deal with the configuration and operation of the individual modules. may be barred on some modules by a security code set by the generator provider. This software allows easy controlled access to these values and also has diagnostic monitoring facilities. 4 .Description 1 DESCRIPTION This manual covers the installation and generic operation of the DSE Configuration Suite PC Software. qualified personnel. The DSE Configuration Suite PC Software allows DSE modules to be connected to a PC via USB ‘A –USB B’ cable or a DSE813 USB Interface. The information contained in this manual should be read in conjunction with the information contained in the appropriate module documentation. The DSE Configuration Suite PC Software should only be used by competent. as changes to the operation of the module may have safety implications on the panel / generating set to which it is fitted. Access to critical operational sequences and settings for use by qualified engineers. Separate manuals cover the configuration and SCADA section for DSE modules supported by the software. Once connected the various operating parameters within the module can be viewed or edited as required by the engineer.

3.1. Operating System Monitor Communications NOTE: .0 Framework can be obtained from Microsoft’s website. Windows XP with Microsoft™ .As DSE configuration software for Windows™ is a 32 or 64 bit application requiring Microsoft .deepseaplc.11. 2. Alternatively.Installation 2 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 2. DSE813 for some modules. NOTE: .0. it is included in the DSE Configuration Suite Software CD version which can be obtained on CD from Deep Sea Electronics PLC or by downloading the ‘WebSetup’ from the DSE website. 3.1 2.Net 4. Windows Vista.com – Once registered you will be able to download updates to the software to ensure that you always have access to the latest features.Microsoft .1.deepseaplc.net 4 framework. 95. NOTE: .1 SOFTWARE INSTALLATION MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS Windows 7. NOTE: .3.0.2 INSTALLATION Download the PC software by visiting our website www.1.com . it will not operate on Windows 2.Please register online at www.0 framework 17 inch recommended (1024 x 768 resolution) USB required to configure the module. 98 or Me. Insert the Software CD into the CD-ROM drive on the PC. The CD will then Auto-run if this feature is enabled on your PC. Alternatively: • Double click on Computer Once download: • Double click WebSetup • Double click on CD-ROM Drive • Double click CDSetup Click Next to continue 5 . It is recommended that any earlier releases of the software be uninstalled prior to installing this version.Exit all other programs before installing the software.Net® 4.

Click Install to begin.Installation Select Typical (only installs the common program features). 6 . Custom (allows the user to customise to installation) or Complete (installs all software packages) to start the installation Example showing the Custom installation window. Click Next to continue.

Click Ok to continue. NOTE: .deepseaplc.To register on our website please visit: http://www.com/members/register/ 7 .Installation Enter your login details for the DSE Website.

Click Finish to complete the installation.Installation A module with ‘(new)’ indicates it has not been installed. The installer will then either download or install the modules selected. Click Update to continue. 8 . Select the modules which are to be installed with the software.

Ensure the operating system has Microsoft .3. instead of clicking the icon with the left mouse button. Failure to do this results in installation failure due to incorrect user permissions disallowing registration of some parts of the Configuration Suite Software.1. instead of clicking the icon with the left mouse button. click on the installation icon with the right mouse button.3 TROUBLESHOOTING SOFTWARE INSTALLATION It is very rare that problems are encountered when installing the system. Ensure that Windows Installer is fully up to date using the Microsoft Windows Update facility. WINDOWS 95. 2.net 4 Framework redistributable (for x86) installed and is fully up to date. This is available from Microsoft’s website. PALM OS. click on the installation icon with the right mouse button. Ensure the operating system is fully up to date using the Microsoft Windows Update facility. Ensure that Windows Installer is fully up to date using the Microsoft Windows Update facility. Ensure the operating system has Microsoft .2 WINDOWS VISTA 32 bit and 64 bit versions • • • • • Ensure the operating system is logged onto using an Administrator Account. Failure to do this results in installation failure due to incorrect user permissions disallowing registration of some parts of the Configuration Suite Software.Installation 2. Ensure that Windows Installer is fully up to date using the Microsoft Windows Update facility. PDA.5 APPLE MAC.1. When installing the software. When installing the software. Windows Vista or Windows XP operating systems. 2. 2. Ensure the operating system is fully up to date using the Microsoft Windows Update facility. 2.3. This is available from Microsoft’s website. WINDOWS 98.3 WINDOWS XP • • • • Ensure the operating system is logged onto using an Administrator Account.1. Ensure the operating system has Microsoft . It is recommended that the system is operated under Windows 7.1 • DSE Configuration Suite does not support these operating systems.1 WINDOWS 7 32 bit and 64 bit versions • • • • • Ensure the operating system is logged onto using an Administrator Account. (Windows 7.1.net 4 Framework redistributable (for x86) installed and is fully up to date.4 WINDOWS NT. Failure to do this results in installation failure due to incorrect user permissions disallowing registration of some parts of the Configuration Suite Software.1.3. WINDOWS MILLENIUM. 9 . WINDOWS CE.3. ANDROID • DSE Configuration Suite requires a Windows Personal Computer (PC) running the full version of Windows.1. then select Run as Administrator. Ensure the operating system is fully up to date using the Microsoft Windows Update facility. SMARTPHONE. however if problems arise. Windows Vista or Windows XP operating systems). WINDOWS 3. This is available from Microsoft’s website.net 4 Framework redistributable (for x86) installed and is fully up to date.3. use the following checklist to troubleshoot your software installation 2. then select Run as Administrator.

You are now ready to configure or monitor the module using the Configuration Suite Software. Connection details for the DSE813 can be found in the products software manual. printer or digital camera). 10 . 2. Windows detects the module when power is applied to it. Connect the USB cable to the PC as shown below and also to the module.3 TROUBLESHOOTING INSTALLATION Occasionally USB devices are disabled by the Windows operating system. then restart the PC. The installation of the PC software also installs the DSE Controller USB and DSE813 Driver automatically. • • • • Disconnect the Deep Sea Electronics Controller from the USB port. and then try again.2 HARDWARE INSTALLATION Ensure the Configuration Suite Software is installed on the PC as described above.Installation 2. Reconnect the interface. If you still encounter problems then : Disconnect the Deep Sea Electronics Controller. it’s the same type of cable as usually used between a PC and a USB printer (Type A to Type B). the following procedure will reenable the device in these instances. If you still encounter problems then : Try another USB cable. then reconnect and try again. Shutdown. If you continue to experience problems then : Check the USB port with another device (for instance a mouse. If you don’t have one. Wait a moment.

11 . Click Update Now to begin the procedure.Using the DSE Configuration Suite PC Softwar 3 USING THE DSE CONFIGURATION SUITE PC SOFTWARE To run the Configuration Suite Software for Windows program click the Windows start button or depending upon your version of Windows.‘DSE Configuration Suite” .“DSE Configuration Suite” 3. Then select ‘All Programs’ .1 IF SOFTWARE UPDATES ARE AVAILABLE After a short delay to load the application. the splash screen is shown. after which the screen will display the following:- If there is an internet connection and updates are available. this window will be displayed.

Example showing Custom Update Click Update to continue.Using the DSE Configuration Suite PC Software A module with ‘(update available)’ indicates there are updates available for that specific module Select the type of software update required. The software will then download the selected updates. 12 .

13 .Using the DSE Configuration Suite PC Software 3. Once you make a connection or load/create a configuration.. This allows you to create a configuration for the ‘latest’ module version. • • Alternatively you can ignore this screen and continue to use the program in the background. Select the module type under Create new configuration. Editing a configuration previously saved to disk or flash memory device. The screen prompts the user to select between the three main uses for the software: • Creating a new configuration. the initial start up screen will be displayed. This is the initial start-up screen and can be disabled by checking the box Hide this screen at start-up. Reading and changing the configuration of a connected module.2 OPENING PAGE If there are not updates or they have been completed. The file is read from a currently connected controller and is available for editing in the Configuration Suite. to convert the configuration to suit an earlier module version or use Tools | Update firmware to update an ‘earlier’ module to the latest firmware version. the start-up screen will disappear. Click Read configuration from a module. Select the configuration file either from the Open recent configuration area or by clicking Open a configuration file and browsing to the file. Use File | Convert to..

Allows the user to mute any alarms that have been received by telephone modem from a suitably configured controller. Allows the user to log all the events from any module connected to the PC via SCADA. If this is Save a new file. Not all options are applicable to all DSE controllers. you are prompted to enter a filename. For a complete description see the section entitled “Event Log” else where in this document. For a complete description see the section entitled “Address Book” else where in this document. Create a new configuration file Open an existing file from disk or flash memory device e the currently open file to the location it was loaded from previously. Send the currently open configuration settings to the controller Read the settings out of the connected controller for viewing / editing Allows the user to create an Address Book of connects. Voltage are shown as phase to phase voltages in the configuration editor Voltages Voltage are shown as phase to neutral voltages in the configuration editor Voltages edit 14 . Print the currently open configuration file Preview what the configuration file will look like on the page after printing.1 TOOLBAR The toolbar contains the most used commands from the menus and is often a quicker way of accessing these commands.Menus and Toolbar 4 MENUS AND TOOLBAR The menu and toolbar are located at the top of the screen: 4.

select TCP/IP connection : Then click TCP/IP Settings in the toolbar. select your modem connection from the list: Then click Modem Settings box to enter the number to dial.Menus and Toolbar Select the communication method. USB To connect via USB directly to the controller. Alternatively you can select an entry in the address book. select USB : If there are more than one controller connected via USB. RS485 / RS232 To connect to a module via RS232 or RS485. Any modem connections added to the address book are also selected here. select your comport from the list : Then click Serial Settings to configure the RS485 Port : Enable 485 : Enable or Disable the RS485 port connection in the PC. Baud Rate: The baud rate you wish to connect at. select which module you wish to communicate with: Modem To connect via Modem. TCP/IP connection To connect via Ethernet. The choices present are dependent upon your PC’s configuration. 86x Support : Enables a longer communication time-out Slave ID: The modbus slave ID you wish to communicate with. 15 . Close the phone connection. Dial Hang-up Answer mode Dial the number currently entered into the Module Phone Number setting. They must match the settings of the controller you wish to communicate with. You must consult your network administrator for help in selecting these settings. The Configuration Suite goes into Answer Mode awaiting a connection from a remote module.

. Preview what the configuration file will look like on the page after printing. Open an existing file from disk or flash memory device.2 FILE MENU Create a new configuration file. Send the currently open configuration settings to the controller. 16 . you can use Convert to. Read the settings out of the connected controller for viewing / editing. Read the settings from a modules configuration file on disk or flash memory device and convert to the currently selected configuration type. Select printer type and printer settings. If you want to create a configuration for an earlier version of controller. Convert the currently loaded configuration file to suit another module type or another module version. You will be prompted to enter a filename. to make your configuration suitable for the earlier controller or use Tools | Update firmware to update the earlier module to the latest version. Save the currently open file to the location it was loaded from previously. You can only select to create a configuration file for the ‘latest’ version of controller. If the currently open file has changed since it was last saved.Menus and Toolbar 4. under a new name. Exit the software.. you will be prompted to save it. Print the currently open configuration file. Save the currently open file. You are prompted to select what kind of module you want to create the configuration for. Read the settings from the connected controller and convert to the currently selected configuration type. The settings of the new configuration file match the factory settings for the chosen module type. If this is a new file. you are prompted to enter a filename. Close the currently open file.

Change background colour Reset font and colour changes Change font Print this insert card 17 .Menus and Toolbar 4. File/folder location Browse to change file/folder location Options Press ok to save changes Logo insert Check for updates Only available when currently viewing the Module section of the configuration. This allows the user to create Logo Inserts for certain DSE modules to customise the controller to suit the generator manufacturer. Load an image into the logo insert program Print this logo insert card Text Insert Only available when currently viewing the Module section of the configuration.3 TOOLS MENU Opens the Settings screen containing customisation options for the DSE Configuration Suite. This allows the user to create Text Inserts for the configurable LEDs on the certain DSE modules.

Allows the editing of the text displayed by the module. For a complete description see the section entitled “Data Log Viewer” elsewhere in this document. Allows the user to create an Address Book of connections. Allows the user to restore a previous configuration file and SCADA settings to the connected module. Allows the user to update a large quantity of configuration files to the latest version. For a complete description see the section entitled “Address Book” else where in this document. See the section headed “Access Permissions” after this table. Backup Module Restore Module Allows the user to update the firmware (internal software) of the DSE controller. This allows the user to create Text Inserts for the DSE2548 Expansion Annunciator modules Reset font Change and colour Load an image background changes into the logo colour insert program Change font Print this insert card Update Firmware Access Permissions Alarms Manage curves Event Log Address Book Language Editor Data Log Viewer Batch Convert To.. For a complete description see the section entitled “Event Log” else where in this document.Menus and Toolbar Annunciator text insert Only available when currently viewing the DSE2548 configurations in the Expansion | 2548 Annunciator Modules section of the configuration... Allows the management (editing or deleting) of custom sensor curves Allows the user to log all the events from any module connected to the PC via SCADA.. Allows the user to mute any alarms that have been received by telephone modem from a suitably configured controller. 18 . Allows the user to backup up the connected modules configuration file and SCADA settings. For a complete description see the section entitled “Update Firmware” elsewhere in this document. Allows the user to view previously logged data from a DSE module.” elsewhere in this document. For a complete description see the section entitled “Language Editor” elsewhere in this document. For a complete description see the section entitled “Batch Convert To.

Hint : Stopping the update process once it begins could leave the module inoperable! If this occurs. Select the device type Click next to continue. and then click next to continue. 19 . 4.Menus and Toolbar 4.3. simply run the update wizard again and let it complete correctly.1.3. Click next to continue.1 UPDATE FIRMWARE Selecting Update Firmware initiates the update wizard: Click the exit button if you don’t want to update your module.1 DIRECT USB CONNECTION Ensure the module’s supply and USB cable are removed.

If the file you attempt to send to the module is not compatible with the currently connected module. Then click next to continue.Menus and Toolbar Click to select the firmware update file. Ensure the USB cable is connected before the module’s power supply. the update cannot continue. In this example an attempt was made to send a DSE8660 firmware file to a DSE8610 module! 20 . It will be automatically detected and the update process will begin.

Menus and Toolbar The update is now in progress and will take under one minute. 21 . Click OK to continue. During this phase: • • • DO NOT DISCONNECT THE USB CONNECTION DO NOT TURN OFF YOUR PC DO NOT REMOVE POWER FROM THE CONTROLLER The update is now complete. The module will automatically restart with the updated firmware (internal software program). It is now safe to disconnect the USB lead and power down the module or your PC.

3.1.2 CONNECTION VIA DSE813 Select the COM Port of the DSE813 uses. Click to select the firmware update file. or the DSE813 in not connected properly the update will not begin 22 . Hint : You can find the COM Port number out from Windows Device Manager | Ports (COM & LPT) Then click next to continue. Then click next to begin the firmware upgrade.Menus and Toolbar 4. If the wrong COM port has been selected.

Click OK to continue. During this phase: • • DO NOT DISCONNECT THE DSE813 INTERFACE DO NOT TURN OFF YOUR PC The update is now complete. 23 . It is now safe to disconnect the DSE813 interface from the module and your PC.Menus and Toolbar The update is now in progress and will take around three minutes to complete.

but not to edit a configuration file.3. the generator OEM can install the software on the End User’s PC and then setup multiple usernames to limit the customers’ access to only those functions that the OEM requires for the end user. then New to create a new user 24 .Menus and Toolbar 4. Create a new user type Select Edit.2 ACCESS PERMISSIONS Access permissions is an advanced Administration option to allow OEMS to setup the Configuration Suite software to limit access for certain users. For instance. An example of this is to give only SCADA access to a user requiring monitoring. or to give access to read and write configuration files.

25 . When you exit this window you are asked if you want to save these changes and then prompted to enter the password for this user.Menus and Toolbar This example shows a new user that is able to view. read and write configurations but is not able to edit the configuration.

4 DSE8XXX SERIES PC EVENT LOG The PC event log is provided to maintain a log of alarms of DSE8XXX controllers that have been connected to the SCADA section of the software.Menus and Toolbar 4. This event log is intended to maintain a log of alarms from modules that have ‘dialled’ in when the station is unattended.3. Clear and create a new PC Event Log Export PC Event Log as either a PDF or Excel spreadsheet Events taken from DSE8XXX modules and stored on the PC 26 .

Menus and Toolbar 4.5. click on the “Address Book” icon or go to (Tools | Address Book). 4.5 ADDRESS BOOK The Address Book (Tools | Address Book) is included to allow the user to create and store address entries to make connection to a defined module with ease. Configure the communication parameters.3. open an existing one for editing or delete an old one. press the Ok button. An obvious use for this facility is to allow the user to create and store address entries for modules which are connected with modems to make communication without entering the information into the software multiple times. To save the address entry. Select the port to communicate with module. Available communication ports Click the column headings to sort them into order. if an identical name is used multiple times. 27 . The user can choose to create a new Address Book entry. leave as shown. Enter the modules PIN number if configured to allow access.1 CREATING A NEW ENTRY To create a new Address Book entry. a number will be automatically added after each entry. If the module does not have a PIN number configured. Enter the address details.3.

the last 5 used will be shown in the ‘Connect via’ drop down menu. 28 .5.Menus and Toolbar 4.2 USING AN ENTRY The new entry can now be selected by double clicking with the left mouse button or using the ‘Connect via’ drop down menu If the user has multiple Address Book entries.3.

and if any are incorrect (are too long to display on the module screen) these will be shown as ‘errors’.6.1 GETTING STARTED To start a new translation.Menus and Toolbar 4. 4. For instance “Shutdown” can be renamed to “Critical Alarm” and “Warning” can be changed to “Prompt Alarm”. A summary shows how many strings do not have text entered. The user can choose to create a new module translation or SCADA/event log translation (Module alarm strings) or open an existing one for editing. go to the File menu. The text strings are grouped together to make finding a particular string easier. Give the new text file a name. for instance the name of the language you are translating it to. An obvious use for this facility is to allow the user to change the entire module text to another language.3.6 LANGUAGE EDITOR The Language editor (Tools | Language Editor) is included to allow the user to tailor the text for some DSE controllers to suit their own requirements. 29 .3. Other uses include changing some wording to better reflect the customer’s application.

The Mimic column shows how it will appear on the module display. A ‘cross’ means the text is too long for the display. Remember you must select this new language file in the module’s display configuration editor.2 EDITING THE STRINGS Click the + symbol to open up that section and view/modify the text strings. Take care that the text fits correctly in the green box.3. Click – to close this group Click the column headings to sort the strings into alphabetical order A ‘tick’ shows that the text fits onto the display. 4. You may need to abbreviate your translation if it does not fit into the space allowed. Enter the new text into the Translation column.6.3. You can also upload language files to the module using the SCADA | LANGUAGES section of the Configuration Suite Software.Menus and Toolbar 4.6. ‘send’ it using the button provided.3 UPDATING THE MODULE LANGUAGE When you’re ready to test your new text file in the connected module. 30 .

The SCADA text file will be used until the user configures it back to default (leaving the file location blank) or selecting another file.g.3. 31 . When you have selected the new text file for the SCADA alarms. press the Ok button to save the changes. e. the name of the language you are translating it to. to a folder on your computer you know the location of. NOTE: . NOTE: .6.Menus and Toolbar 4. When you have saved the new text file for the SCADA alarms. go to the Options page (Tools | Options) and click the Browse button for ‘SCADA Module alarm translations’ to locate the new text file.The SCADA text file is only applicable to the PC that it has been selected on. save the file with an appropriate name. NOTE: .The SCADA text file only affects the alarms page and the event log in the SCADA section.4 UPDATING THE SCADA ALARMS/EVENT LOG LANGUAGE When you’re ready to test your new text file for the SCADA alarms and event log.

Menus and Toolbar An example of a default SCADA alarm string for ‘Fail to Stop’ An example of a user configured SCADA alarm string for ‘Fail to Stop’ An example of a default event log string for ‘Fail to Stop’ An example of a user configured event log string for ‘Fail to Stop’ 32 .

press the ‘Read from Controller’ icon if the data is being logged to the modules internal memory.3. Navigation sliders Zoom slider Data segment being downloaded from the module An example of logged data from the module Download progress per segment from the module Data segments downloaded from the module 33 . To view the logged data.8 DSE8XXX DATA LOG VIEWER The Data Log Viewer (Tools | Data Log Viewer) is included to allow the user to view saved data which has been logged by a DSE module. plug the external device into your computer and press the ‘Open Icon’ and locate the data.Menus and Toolbar 4. An obvious use for this facility is to allow the user to gather information for fault diagnostic or creating a report. If the data is being logged to an external memory device.

Click the + symbol to increase the resolution in the Y axis Click the – symbol to decrease the resolution in the Y axis Once the data has downloaded from the module. save the file with an appropriate name. the name of the site the generator is based. Data which has been logged by the module and is currently downloading Data which has been logged by the module and waiting to be downloaded 34 . When the data is hidden the text will be in italics. Click the – symbol to close to minimise the data Click to hide the data on the graph.Menus and Toolbar Click the + symbol to open up the data.g. to a folder on your computer you know the location of. e.

...9 BATCH CONVERT TO.. Select the type of configuration file to convert the pre-existing files to. Add multiple configuration files contained within a folder. Configuration files waiting to be converted...3. 35 .Menus and Toolbar 4.) is included to allow the user to convert a large batch of preexisting module configuration files to the latest version with ease. Add filename suffix to the new converted configuration files Click Start to begin the conversion process. Add single configuration file to be converted. (Tools | Batch Convert To. The Batch Convert To.

Shows the version number of the configuration suite Check for Updates 36 . A ‘cross’ shows that the configuration file has not been converted.4 HELP MENU If an internet connection is available. Current configuration file being converted. 4. the software will check for any updates to download.Menus and Toolbar A ‘tick’ shows that the configuration file has been converted.

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