RSView32

Getting Results Guide
Doc ID 9399-TRENDXGR-APR00

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Contents
Chapter 1

Installing RSView32 TrendX .......................................................................................................................... 1
About RSView32 TrendX .................................................................................................................................. 2 System requirements............................................................................................................................................ 2 Installing RSView32 TrendX........................................................................................................................ 2

Installation steps...................................................................................................................................................................... 3 Installing ActiveX controls on Active Display clients..................................................................................... 3

Chapter 2

Getting started with RSView32 TrendX................................................................................... 5
Welcome to RSView32 TrendX ................................................................................................................ 6 Exploring RSView32 TrendX ....................................................................................................................... 6

Monitoring data values ........................................................................................................................................................ 7 Overlaying historical data with real-time data ...................................................................................................... 8 Creating consistent trend views with templates .................................................................................................. 9 Changing trend properties during runtime ............................................................................................................. 9 Scrolling, zooming, and panning through trend data.....................................................................................10 Automating TrendX functions with its object model ...................................................................................11
Quick Start steps .....................................................................................................................................................12

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5

Configure a TrendX chart........................................................................................................................12 Explore configuration options ..............................................................................................................13 Capture and overlay a snapshot file ...................................................................................................14 Create and apply a template ...................................................................................................................15 Explore runtime flexibility .......................................................................................................................16

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.........................................................................................................................18 Printing a popup help topic ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................21 Technical support ................................................................Chapter 3 Getting the information you need....................................................................................20 Learning more about using online help .................................................................................................................................................................................................................17 Using RSView32 TrendX online help..........................18 Viewing and printing the help contents ..............................................................................................................19 Using the index ..........................................................................................................................................21 For more information............20 Running the RSView32 TrendX sample project.....................................................................................................20 Finding RSView32 TrendX version information ..................................................23 ii Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX .........................................................................................................................................................21 Index.........................................................................

..................................................................................... 2 System requirements ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2 Installing RSView32 TrendX .................................................................................... 3 Installing ActiveX controls on Active Display clients ....................................................................................Chapter Installing RSView32 TrendX About RSView32 TrendX .......... 2 Installation steps ....................................................... 3 Installing RSView32 TrendX 1 .........................

Individual applications may require a faster processor or more RAM. RSView32 TrendX creates program folders and modifies registry entries in your computer’s operating system. Recommended hardware. http://support.software. 2 Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX . Windows® 95/98 and Windows 2000 (requires RSView32 6. System requirements RSView32 TrendX requires RSView32 version 6.com/supportlibrary/. As part of the installation process. TrendX also provides a strip chart recorder display as it collects data. For detailed recommendations. Recommended operating system. you must be logged in as a user with administrator rights to allow the installation program to modify the registries. Microsoft® Windows NT® Workstation. Recommended requirements for RSView32 TrendX are based on the requirements for RSView32. depending on the size and complexity of your projects.1 or later. version 4.3) are also supported.1 or later or RSView32 Active Display System is installed on the computer. be sure that either RSView32 6. Before installing RSView32 TrendX.0 with Service Pack 6a. Personal computer with 200 MHz Intel® Pentium® processor and 64 MB of RAM. check the Rockwell Software Support Library. When installing RSView32 TrendX on Windows NT.rockwell.About RSView32 TrendX RSView32 TrendX is an ActiveX control for monitoring real-time and historical process data. but may require a faster processor or more RAM. Installing RSView32 TrendX The steps below explain how to install RSView32 TrendX software from the RSView32 Extensions CD-ROM to your computer. refer to tech note A1191.

check the Rockwell Software Support Library. include the .software. To install the complete RSView32 TrendX development and runtime system. For details. After installation is complete.EXE where D is the drive containing the CD-ROM. Click the button corresponding to RSView32 TrendX. 4. select Full Install. You do not need to install the TrendX ActiveX control on every client computer. such as RSView32 TrendX. RSView32 Active Display System (version 6. Installing RSView32 TrendX 3 . refer to tech note A1403. however. Using . Follow the on-screen instructions. The setup program lists the RSView32 add-on products available for installation. If the CD-ROM does not start automatically. run D:\START. select either Full Install or Controls Only. select Controls Only. To install the RSView32 TrendX ActiveX control with an RSView32 Active Display System client. The CD-ROM should start running automatically. 3.rockwell. http://support. shut down and restart your computer before running RSView32.2 and later) can deploy ActiveX components to clients automatically when they need them. 5. ActiveX controls must be installed on the Active Display Station or client computer in order to show in graphic displays. you must set certain options in Microsoft Internet Explorer on every client computer.com/supportlibrary/.Installation steps 1. All RSView32 Special Edition software components. Installing ActiveX controls on Active Display clients When running RSView32 Active Display System. 2.CAB files and Microsoft Internet Explorer.CAB files that make automatic installation possible. Place the RSView32 Extensions CD-ROM in your CD-ROM drive. In the Select Components window. Close all open Windows programs.

TIP 9.2 or later support the automatic installation of ActiveX . (If you’re using Internet Explorer 4. Only RSView32 graphic files (. select Trusted Sites Zone and add the server computer to the Sites list.Configure Internet Explorer The steps below apply to Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 4. 2. click the Settings button. 1. 4 Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX . Click OK to close the Internet Properties window. 5. set the option Download Unsigned ActiveX Controls to either Prompt or Enable. 8. Select the option: Every Visit to the Page. Click the Security tab.0. click the Reset button). 3. 4. If the Active Display Station is not local. in the Internet Zone box. Click OK.0. 6. On the General tab.GFX) saved in RSView32 6. From the Windows Start menu.0. point to Start > Settings > Control Panel. If the client computer is on the same intranet as the Active Display Station. If you’re using Internet Explorer 4. Open the Security Settings window: If you’re using Internet Explorer 5. 7. select Local Intranet Zone. In the Security Settings window. click the Custom Level button.CAB files. Double-click the Internet icon to open its properties. and then click the Settings button.0 and 5.0. select Custom. Click OK.

....................................................................................................................................................................................................13 Capture and overlay a snapshot file .................................. and panning through trend data........................11 Quick Start steps ..................................... 7 Overlaying historical data with real-time data ............................................. 9 Scrolling...........................10 Automating TrendX functions with its object model .....................................................12 Explore configuration options ..................................................... zooming.......................16 Getting started with RSView32 TrendX 5 ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 8 Creating consistent trend views with templates ....................................................................................................................................................... 9 Changing trend properties during runtime .......................................................................... 6 Monitoring data values ......... 6 Exploring RSView32 TrendX .12 Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Configure a TrendX chart..........................................................................Chapter Getting started with RSView32 TrendX Welcome to RSView32 TrendX .........................................................................14 Create and apply a template ............................................15 Explore runtime flexibility ........

or Microsoft® Visual Basic™. TrendX offers extensive. and print chart data.Welcome to RSView32 TrendX TrendX is an ActiveX control that integrates into a software container such as RSView32. The RSView32 TrendX control includes a rich set of properties that you can configure during both edit mode and runtime. Exploring RSView32 TrendX TrendX integrates into the RSView32 ActiveX toolbar. plot one variable against another in XY plots. insert the TrendX ActiveX control in an RSView32 graphic display and configure it to display data from RSView32 data logs. to provide real-time and historical trending. RSLogix™. specify unique line configurations. toggle between isolated and overlapping trend lines. Simply click and drag to insert a TrendX ActiveX control in an RSView32 graphic display. You can add pens on the fly. Line legend Chart title Current value legend Overlay pens Value bar VCR scroll buttons 6 Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX . flexible runtime control. To use TrendX. Pens on the runtime chart represent data from the tags that you add to the TrendX control.

you can: browse for tags and historical datalog models from an RSView32 project add all tags or only selected tags from a datalog model to a TrendX control select individual tags whose real-time data you want to monitor Each tag specifies the data that a corresponding pen graphs on a TrendX chart. solid). Getting started with RSView32 TrendX 7 . and text description. visibility. Current value legend An optional current value legend on the right side of the chart can show pen icons.Monitoring data values A single TrendX control can display values for up to 100 tags. From the TrendX property tabs. width. including its color. and the time data was last collected. type (analog. dashed. style (such as dotted. engineering units. double-clicking on a dark-bordered hotspot area during runtime opens a corresponding property tab where you can make changes on the fly. If configured. digital. current pen values. plot symbol marker for each data point. or full width). Line legend An optional line legend on the left side of the chart can show attributes configured for each pen. You can configure the attributes for each pen.

time. and numerical values of the pens for the horizontal position. This feature allows you to easily overlay and compare historical data with current data or any multiple sets of data. simply click a point on a chart. You can configure the TrendX control to allow or prohibit access to overlay functions from the right-click context menu during runtime. and TrendX displays a value bar that indicates the date. you can capture a snapshot of graphed data. and then place that saved data over the top of currently trending data. Overlaying historical data with real-time data With TrendX.Value bar During runtime. 8 Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX . save it with a filename.

Getting started with RSView32 TrendX 9 .Creating consistent trend views with templates Save the configuration settings for a TrendX chart in a template. or a quick way to return to a standard display after experimenting with display options. During configuration. allow or prohibit certain chart behaviors during runtime. Changing trend properties during runtime TrendX provides exceptional flexibility at runtime. and then apply those settings to other trend charts for a consistent appearance. You can configure a TrendX chart to show or hide each of its tabbed property pages. and specify which options to display from the right-click context menu. you determine which properties operators can access at runtime. Templates are also a good way to create a set of different views of the same data.

and panning through trend data VCR-style scroll buttons and keyboard commands allow quick and easy navigation through runtime data. you can also click and drag on a chart to zoom in for a closer look at data and quickly pan through data. Scroll through data with VCR buttons oldest data back full timespan back half timespan forward half forward full timespan timespan most current data pause/resume scrolling Zoom in for a closer look Pan through data quickly 10 Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX . If the TrendX control is configured to allow it. zooming.Scrolling.

and so on. load templates. you can attach commands to RSView buttons to open TrendX property tabs. using the TrendX object model. RSTrendX BackgroundColor BufferSize ChartFont ChartMode ChartRadix ChartStyle ChartTitle ContainerType DataServer DataPointConnection Deadband Display24HrFormat DisplayElapsedTime DisplayLineLegend DisplayMilliseconds DisplayMinMax DisplayPens DisplayPenValues DisplayProgressBar DisplayScrollMechanism DisplayTime DisplayTitle DisplayValueBar HeartbeatRate MaxTagNameLength Overlays PenCaptionStyle Pens RefreshRate RuntimeAttributesEnabled Scroll ScrollMechanism ScrollMode TemplateLoadOptions1 TemplateLoadOptions2 WindowColor WindowStyle XAxis XYPlotXAxisPen YAxis [ClearChart] [CreateSnapshot] [DisplayPropertyPages] [GetValueBarPosition] [LoadHistoricalData] [LoadTemplate] [NewData] [PrintChart] [RefreshChart] [SaveTemplate] [ScrollChart] <ChartConfigChanged> <ChartModeChanged> <HistoricalDataRequested> <PenConfigChanged> <RefreshRateExpired> <StartTimeOrSpanChanged> <VcrButtonPressed> Overlays Application Count Parent [Item] [Add] [Remove] Overlay AnchorType Application DefaultStartTime EndPenNumber Filename OffsetPercent Parent StartPenNumber StartTime Visible Pens Application Count Parent [Item] [Add] [Remove] Pen Application Color CurrentScaleMax CurrentScaleMin Description EngineeringUnits Marker Max Min Parent ServerName Style TagGroupName TagName Type Value Visible Width [GetSpecifiedValue] XAxis Application DisplayGridLines DisplayScale GridLineColor NumGridLines Parent StartTime TimeSpan [SetStartTimeAndSpan] YAxis Application CustomMax CustomMaxOption CustomMaxTagName CustomMin CustomMinOption CustomMinTagName DisplayGridLines DisplayScale GridLineColor IsolatedGraphing MinMaxOption NumDecimalPlaces NumGridLines Parent PercentIsolation ScaleAsPercent ScalingLine ScalingOption SelectedPenScale KEY Object Collection Property [Method] <Event> Getting started with RSView32 TrendX 11 . For example. see the TrendX online help. print charts. a programming language embedded in RSView32.Automating TrendX functions with its object model TrendX also exposes an object model that provides programming access through Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications™. For details.

11. Leave it open on your screen. To stop the test run. Click OK to close the Configure Tags window. Save the graphic display and name it QuickStart. 4. 6. click the Test Run button. 5. Notice that all of the tags included in the CureProc datalog model move to the Tags to Monitor box. 2. TIP For details and more information as you work through these steps. Notice that the tags from the CureProc datalog model appear in the Pen Attributes box on the Pens tab. 3.rsv. Configure a TrendX chart This step uses default settings for quickly configuring a TrendX chart. From the RSView32 Project Manager. create a new graphic display. Test run Normal 10. From the Start menu. 8. click the Help button on any tab. or in the directory where you installed RSView32 TrendX. Insert the TrendX ActiveX control.rsv. 12 Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX . Watch as the chart simulates data from the tags contained in the CureProc datalog model. Click OK to close the TrendX property tabs. 9. or from the RSView32 menu. On the RSView32 toolbar. and then click the Add All button. select Programs > Rockwell Software > TrendX > TrendX Sample Project. This example uses a TrendX sample project that has datalog models already created. In the Tags in Historical Tag Group box. click the Normal button on the RSView32 toolbar. select Objects > ActiveX Control. Step 1 1. Right-click the control and select RSTrendX object > Properties. click the Add/Configure Tags button.Quick Start steps The following steps guide you through configuring and running a simple TrendX chart. 7. Use the ActiveX Toolbox to insert an ActiveX control. On the Pens tab. Start RSView32 and open the project named TrendX Sample. select the datalog model named CureProc. look for TrendX Sample.

change the Pen Caption to Description On the Pens tab. click the Help button on any TrendX property tab. On the General tab. To change the width of all of the pens at the same time. On the RSView32 toolbar. Test run Normal 9. In the Multiple Pen Edits box. 5. and then click the Apply to Selected Pens button. On the Display tab. 4. change the width of all of the pens to 3. 8. click Width. change the time span to 30 seconds. change the chart title to Quick Start Trend. Notice the differences in your chart’s appearance. select 3. first select each pen in the Pen Attributes box by pressing and holding the Ctrl key while clicking its tag name. make these changes: change the background color to light gray in the Line Legend box. On the Y-Axis tab. 1. On the QuickStart graphic display you created. Getting started with RSView32 TrendX 13 .Step 2 Explore configuration options For more details about the many configuration options available. Click OK to close the TrendX properties and apply your changes. 3. click the Normal button on the RSView32 toolbar. select Isolated Graphing. 2. 6. right-click on the TrendX control and select RSTrendX object > Properties. click the Test Run button. 7. On the X-Axis tab. deselect Display min/max values in the Line Legend box. To stop the test run.

just as you can change the attributes of any other pen. The runtime chart now shows the pens from the snapshot file overlaying the other pens on the chart. click the Add button. right-click on the control and select Create Snapshot. On the Overlays tab. Click the Pens tab and notice the tags from the snapshot file listed in the Pen Attributes box. The cursor takes the shape of a two-headed arrow. For more precise control. To capture the chart data. To add the snapshot file to the current chart. 8. configure the pens. start date and time. close the MainTrend display that opens. click OK. You can change the attributes of a pen from a snapshot file.Step 3 1. right-click the chart and select Overlays > Relocate > snapshot filename. If you are working in the TrendX Sample. Stop running the project and return to edit mode. 14 Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX . 5. 4. Save the snapshot with a filename. Right-click the chart and select Overlays > Properties. To close the TrendX property tabs. Capture and overlay a snapshot file Using the TrendX control property tabs. right-click on the control and select Chart Properties. To position the overlay. 10. Click and drag the overlay to position it on the chart. and other trending options that you want to include in the snapshot file. Run the RSView32 project. 3. time span. 6.rsv project. Click the Anchor row to toggle between Position and Time settings. and then open the QuickStart display that you created earlier. Select the new snapshot file name and click Open. The Overlay Attributes box on the Overlays tab lists the snapshot file that you added. use the Overlays tab to anchor a snapshot file by either position or time. 2. 9. 7. Allow the chart to monitor data for at least a minute.

deselect the Chart Title. On the RSView32 toolbar. 9. 1. To return to edit mode. On the right side of the box. Assign a filename. On the QuickStart display you created earlier. On the RSView32 toolbar. click OK. we save part of our current chart configuration as a template. Right-click on the chart and open the TrendX properties. On the Pens tab. we’ll save all of the default settings in our new template. TIP 2. Now let’s make some changes to our current chart. such as QuickStart Template. Change the background color to bright yellow. On the Templates tab. turn Visibility OFF for all pens except the first one. 4.rsv project includes several examples of ways to use templates in your applications. notice the configuration options that are already selected as defaults. On the left side of the options box. click the Load Template button. The TrendX Sample. 3. open the TrendX control’s property tabs. Now let’s apply our template.Step 4 Create and apply a template In this example. On the Display tab. Click the Save Template button. deselect the Current Value Legend options and the Line Legend options. Then click the Normal button to stop the test run. Make sure the display is in Normal. click the Normal button. click the Test Run button to see the effects of loading the template. mode. click each property tab name to select it. To close the TrendX property tabs. click the Test Run button and notice the changes to the appearance of your chart. Click OK to close the property tabs. Test run Normal 6. 5. 8. Getting started with RSView32 TrendX 15 . On the General tab. 7. Select the name of your template file and click Open. and not Test Run. Click the Template tab. and then apply that template to a trend chart. For this example.

Move the mouse pointer over the line legend and current value legend and watch for blue-bordered boxes. Then try dragging the mouse pointer inside the X-axis legend on the bottom of the chart. 5. but are not saved with the chart. In this example. The changes you make take effect immediately on the runtime chart. On the QuickStart display you created earlier. Run the MainTrend display and explore the ready-made sample project. 1. 16 Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX . click and drag on the chart. except the Runtime tab. and then click OK to close the property tabs. and not Test Run. close your Quick Start display. and then run your Quick Start graphic.) Run the RSView32 sample project. Right-click on the chart and notice the options available on the context menu. When you see a box. When you finish exploring. 3. (Make sure the display is in Normal. are available for you to work with. we explore some of the options available during runtime. To pan through data. click and drag the mouse pointer inside the Y-axis legend on the left side of the chart. mode.Step 5 Explore runtime flexibility Depending on how a TrendX control is configured. open the TrendX control’s properties and click the Runtime tab. All of the TrendX property tabs. TIP 7. double-click inside it and notice the available options. Close the TrendX property tabs. Notice the many options that you can allow or prohibit operators from using during runtime. Click once on the chart to display a value bar. click the question mark button on any graphic display to open the online help.) 2. 6. Close the MainTrend display that opens first. For help with the sample project. make a few changes to your chart. To zoom in on data. click the Help button on the tab. 4. To zoom out again. (For information about any of these options. Save the Quick Start graphic display you’ve been working with. 8. nearly all — or none — of its configurable properties can be available to operators during runtime. 9. Using any of the tabs. right-click on the chart and select Undo Zoom/Pan from the context menu. Select Chart Properties.

..............................................................................................................................21 Technical support ...............................................................................................................................................................................18 Viewing and printing the help contents ..........................................20 Finding RSView32 TrendX version information .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................21 Getting the information you need 17 ...............20 Learning more about using online help ....18 Printing a popup help topic ............................................................................20 Running the RSView32 TrendX sample project ........19 Using the index ............................................21 For more information ...............................Chapter Getting the information you need Using RSView32 TrendX online help .......................................................................................................................................................

select a book from the Contents tab. doubleclick RSView32 TrendX. reference information. To open online help while running RSView32 you can: click the Help button on any window on the RSView32 menu bar. Select a book and click Print to print all of the topics within that book. In the RSView32 Contents. click Help> Contents Viewing and printing the help contents For an overview of the RSView32 TrendX help.Using RSView32 TrendX online help RSView32 TrendX online help provides overviews. and then double-click the RSView32 TrendX book. All of the individual topics contained in that book will print. and then click the Print button. click the Contents tab. 18 Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX . and step-by-step procedures for working with all of the features in RSView32 TrendX. To print a group of help topics.

right-click it.Printing a popup help topic To print a topic in a popup window. and then select Print Topic from the context menu. Getting the information you need 19 . Right-click inside a popup topic. and then select Print Topic.

index entries are listed below. To see the index. click Help>About RSView32 and click the Add-ons button. click Help>Using Help. and then click the Details button. Select TrendX. click the Index tab. double-click it here.Using the index The help index is similar to an index in a book. Finding RSView32 TrendX version information To find the RSView32 TrendX version and serial numbers. As you type a word here. listing keywords for topics in the help. To see a topic. 20 Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX . on the RSView32 menu bar. Learning more about using online help To learn tips and tricks for getting the most out of the built-in help system.

click Help>Rockwell Software on the Web. Or. you should be at a computer running RSView32 TrendX and prepared to give the following information: product version number hardware you are using exact wording of any messages that appeared on the screen description of what happened when the problem occurred description of how you tried to solve the problem Getting the information you need 21 . To use Rockwell Software on the Web. TIP To quickly search for a file. and to get ideas for building your own TrendX displays in RSView32. from the Windows Start menu. and select a home page to view. look for TrendX Sample.rsv. please consult this guide or the RSView32 TrendX online help.Running the RSView32 TrendX sample project To see TrendX data in action. tour the RSView32 TrendX Sample project. Technical support If you have a question about RSView32 TrendX. select Find > Files or folders. refer to the following publications. select Programs > Rockwell Software > TrendX > TrendX Sample Project. Getting Results with RSView32 RSView32 User’s Guide Rockwell Software Publication ID: 9399-2SE32GR Getting Results with RSView32 Active Display system Rockwell Software Publication ID: 9399-RSVADSGR Rockwell Software Publication ID: 9399-2SE32UG Also available on the RSView32 installation CD-ROM and from the Programs>Rockwell Software>RSView32 menu. or in the directory where you installed RSView32 TrendX. For more information For information about RSView32. When you call. you must have a web browser installed on your computer and a current Internet connection. If you cannot find the answer. From the Start menu. call Rockwell Software Technical Support: 440-646-7800.

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16 template 15 TrendX chart 12. 12 snapshot files 14 Current value legend B Background color on Display tab 13 example of 7 on Display tab 13 show or hide 13 C CAB files D Datalog model automatic installation of ActiveX controls 3 configure Internet Explorer 3 Change add tags from 7. 13 Controls Only install Create 3 from datalog model 7. 12 Display tab example of 13 Documentation background color 13 chart title 13 current value legend 13 isolated graphing 13 line legend 13 options for multiple pens 13 pen caption 13 pen color 13 pen widths 13 time span 13 Chart title RSView32 21 RSView32 Active Display System 21 RSView32 TrendX online help 18 E Edit property tabs right-click TrendX control 12 F Full Install on General tab 13 Color 3 change background color 13 Index 23 .Index A Active Display Configure automatic installation of ActiveX controls 3 Add tags runtime options 9.

G General tab L Legend example of 13 H Hardware current value legend 7. 13 Line legend recommended requirements 2 Help change options 13 example of 7 online 18 print multiple topics 18 print popup help topic 19 RSView32 documentation 21 sample TrendX project 21 serial numbers 20 version information 20 Historical data M Memory recommended requirements 2 Monitor data values 7 Multiple pen edits example of 13 overlay on trend chart 8 I Insert TrendX control O Object model overview 11 in graphic display 12 Online help Install RSView32 TrendX automatic installation on Active Display clients 3 controls only 3 full install 3 installation steps 2. 13 line legend 7. 3 on Windows NT 2 Internet Explorer open 18 serial numbers 20 version information 20 Overlay example of 8 snapshot files 14 P Pan automatic installation of ActiveX controls 3 Isolated graphing during runtime 16 example of 10 Pen caption on Y-Axis tab 13 change options 13 24 Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX .

16 pan through data 16 zoom in on data 16 Index 25 . 3 web address 2. 3 telephone number 21 RSView32 T Tags documentation 21 RSView32 Active Display System automatic installation of ActiveX controls 3 documentation 21 RSView32 TrendX configure pen attributes 7 datalog models 7 monitor real-time data 7 trend data values 7 Technical support telephone number 21 Templates install 2 online help 18 overview 6 Quick start steps 12 sample project 21 serial numbers 20 version information 20 Runtime configure and apply 15 overview 9 Time span on X-Axis tab 13 Title change 13 configure options 9.Pens tab example of 13 Print S Sample project multiple help topics 18 popup help topic 19 TrendX chart from a button 11 directory 21 use with Quick Start steps 12 Scroll Q Quick start VCR buttons 10 Serial number find online 20 Snapshot files capture and overlay a snapshot file 14 configure a TrendX chart 12 create and apply a template 15 explore configuration options 13 explore runtime flexibility 16 create 14 example of 8 Software operating systems 2 Support Library R Rockwell Software Technical Support System recommendations 2. 3 Support Library 2.

V Value bar display during runtime 16 example of 8 VBA in RSView32 11 VCR buttons example of 10 Version information finding online 20 W Width change pens 13 Windows NT install RSView32 TrendX 2 Windows software 2 X X-Axis tab example of 13 Y Y-Axis tab example of 13 Z Zoom during runtime 16 example of 10 26 Getting Results with RSView32 TrendX .