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OfficeLite

Release 4.1

Issued: 13 Sep 2007
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KUKA Roboter GmbH

This documentation or excerpts therefrom may not be reproduced or disclosed to third parties without the express permission of the publishers.
Other functions not described in this documentation may be operable in the controller. The user has no claim to these functions, however, in
the case of a replacement or service work.
We have checked the content of this documentation for conformity with the hardware and software described. Nevertheless, discrepancies
cannot be precluded, for which reason we are not able to guarantee total conformity. The information in this documentation is checked on a
regular basis, however, and necessary corrections will be incorporated in subsequent editions.
Subject to technical alterations without an effect on the function.

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. . . . . . . . . .4 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Reinstalling the software . . . . . .1 Special features of OfficeLite . . . . . . . . . 7 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Problems arising in joint operation with FTP servers . . . . . . . . . . .2. . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 1. . . . . .3 Functions that are not supported . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 7 2. . . . . . . . . Simulation of physical inputs . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Minimum system requirements (hardware and software) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 11 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Problems in conjunction with Siemens PLC software .2 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Archiving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Purpose of the program. . . . . .03.02 en 3 of 21 . Uninstalling OfficeLite . 5 2 Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4. . . .1 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Contents 1 General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 3. . . . . . . .4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Starting the demo version of the software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reserved IP address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Uninstalling the software . . . . . . . . . . . 12 12 13 3 Operator control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . uninstallation . . . . . . . . . .4. . . . . . .5 Constraints and miscellaneous instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Upgrade . . . . 5 1. . . Reinstalling OfficeLite (for all Windows versions) . 15 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Minimizing the display window and exiting OfficeLite . . . . .4. .1 07. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Starting the full version . . . . . . . . . . . 22 OffiiceLite R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 18 18 18 19 21 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . upgrade. .1. 11 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brightness and contrast settings . . . . . . . . . . requirements .4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 3. . . . . . . . . . . . .4 3. . . . . . . .4. . . . . .2 Starting the software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Graphical user interface . . . . . . . . . . 17 17 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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min. 1. with laptop PCs should be deactivated during OfficeLite operation as they can lead to malfunctions. requirements The program OfficeLite allows convenient use of the KUKA KR C system software on a PC for training. 200 MB.1 General 1 General 1. -- Windows2000 SP 4 or higher or WindowsXP.03. Operation of OfficeLite does not require a KCP control panel.02 en 5 of 21 . -- Required hard disk space approx. simulation and programming purposes. at least 256 Mbytes RAM. OfficeLite cannot be used to operate robots. SP 1 operating system.0 or higher (included on the supplied CD).1 07.2 Minimum system requirements (hardware and software) The following are required to run OfficeLite: -- Pentium II or equivalent. recommended 850 MHz or higher. -- Microsoft Internet Explorer 5. Various energy saving modes that are frequently activated.4. OffiiceLite R. furthermore. this program must not be installed on KRC robot controllers.1 Purpose of the program. bus systems).g. nor can OfficeLite be used to control such components and systems. MFC card or other additional hardware components (e. for example.

In particular. 2.4. and start the program “Setup. In the case of Windows XP with SP 2. upgrade. uninstallation 2.OfficeLite 2 Installation. 3. 6 of 21 OffiiceLite R. Place the included CD in the CD--ROM drive. Shared Memory driver and VxWin are automatically installed by the DeviceInstaller.1 07. The programs must be installed on drive C:. 2.1. All programs (including those running in the background) must be closed before starting the Setup program. First a selection menu opens which you can use to define the language in which the texts will be displayed.1 Reinstalling OfficeLite (for all Windows versions) Administrator access rights are required for installing the software.1 Reinstalling the software Please carry out the following installation instructions exactly. Run the OfficeLite Setup program. Select the desired language and click on “Next”. The setup routine is started. First close any Windows applications that are running. no firewall for NW adapter RTOS may be activated.Exe”. click on “Next”.02 en . the virus scanner “McAffee” causes problems during installation. Setup procedure: 1. Only in this way can the proper functioning of the system be ensured.03.

After selecting the robot type. upgrade.03.4. uninstallation (continued) In the next dialog window. or select the desired robot type from the list which opens when you click on the “Browse” button. The Setup program required for this can be found in the CD directory: \Internat\RRS2\SP. click on “Next”. select the robot type.exe To continue the installation.02 en 7 of 21 . click on “Next”. Optional RRS II expansion: The optional RRS II expansion is required for operation of OfficeLite with KUKA SimPro.1 07. This RRS II Setup can also be installed subsequently. OffiiceLite R. You can either accept the type which is offered.2 Installation.

03. continue the installation by clicking on “Yes”. The necessary files will now be copied onto the system.1 07. All the information necessary to install OfficeLite has now been provided. If all the data are correct. If the Windows message “Digital signature not found” appears. It is possible to make corrections here. 8 of 21 OffiiceLite R.OfficeLite All the settings that have been selected are then displayed again in a further window.4. click on “Next”.02 en . If you want to recheck or alter the settings. click on “Back”. If you press “Cancel”. the procedure is terminated without installing the software. otherwise click on “Next”.

To restart the system. OfficeLite is is not fully functional until after the reboot as it is only then that the device drivers are automatically configured. please click on “Finish”. uninstallation (continued) When the installation is finished. upgrade. this must be done with Administrator access rights. The system will then be restarted. OffiiceLite R.1 07. The first time the computer is booted following Setup. You must first restart your computer before you can work any further.4.2 Installation.03. the message “Setup is ready” appears.02 en 9 of 21 .

OfficeLite 2. this can be done under “Software” in the Windows menu “Control Panel”.02 en . 2. If you select the option “R1”. OfficeLite is started with an empty R1 directory. If this option is not selected. Your programs are nonetheless backed up in the directory “KRC_OLDINST”. it is taken from the previous version of OfficeLite.1 07. the robot type remains unchanged. the programs you have created in the previous version of OfficeLite are converted.1 Uninstalling OfficeLite Should it be necessary to uninstall OfficeLite. You are additionally asked which settings from the previous version are to be retained. a software upgrade is required. The KRC--OLDINSTx directories can be deleted manually if they are no longer required.3. If this option is not selected. 10 of 21 OffiiceLite R. These are simply backup files. a further window is opened in which you can select the robot type again. The procedure is initially the same as that for reinstallation.03.2 Upgrade If you wish to install a newer program version. The following window is opened for this purpose: If you select the option “Mada” (retain machine data). i.4.e.3 Uninstalling the software 2.

4.4 Installation.1 -- Demo version -- Full version Starting the demo version of the software If you wish to start the software as a demo version. OfficeLite can no longer be started on your computer.03. This starts the demo version of OfficeLite. The following window is opened the first time the program is started: The License Dialog is displayed every time the program is started until the full version of OfficeLite is enabled.2 2. Once this test period has expired.1 07. The demo version is fully functional for a period of 30 days. click on “DEMO”. Pressing “CANCEL” aborts the start of OfficeLite. but the full version can still be enabled. During this period. OffiiceLite R.4. the remaining time is indicated in a window. The License Code allocated for your computer the first time the program is started remains unchanged. The installed software distinguishes between two operating modes: 2. upgrade.02 en 11 of 21 . uninstallation (continued) Starting the software User access rights are sufficient for running OfficeLite! The software is started by clicking on the new entry OfficeLite in the Windows program group “KUKA”.

Please have handy the following information which can be found in the “License Dialog”: -- License Name -- License Code Tell your contact at Customer Support the “License Name” and “License Code”.1 07.4. You will then receive your license key to enter in the input box “License Key”.02 en .4.03.OfficeLite 2. A corresponding message is generated: The process of enabling the full version of OfficeLite on your computer is thus complete. Then click on the button “Set License”.2 Starting the full version Please contact KUKA Customer Support if you wish to use the full version of OfficeLite. 12 of 21 OffiiceLite R.

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“Program start forwards” remains active as long as the left mouse button is held down.02 en .1 Graphical user interface When OfficeLite has been started successfully. this is indicated by the yellow coloring of this icon. Some additional icons are necessary.1 07. however. Program start forwards A selected program is started by clicking on this icon with the left mouse button. Clicking on this icon with the right mouse button locks “Program start forwards” into position. the user interface of OfficeLite is nearly identical to that of the KUKA Control Panel (KCP). as these operator control elements are only available on the KUKA Control Panel. 14 of 21 OffiiceLite R.4.03. Program stop key Program execution is stopped by clicking on this icon with the left mouse button.OfficeLite 3 Operator control 3. Their meanings are as follows: Window selection key It is possible to activate the desired window in the user interface (program window. status window or message window) by clicking on this icon with the left mouse button. the following display appears on the monitor: Window selection key Mode selector switch Program stop Enabling switch Program start forwards As you can see.

OffiiceLite R. AUT and EXT modes.03.02 en 15 of 21 . The left and right mouse buttons can be used to toggle in opposite directions. Mode selector switch Clicking on this button toggles between T1. Definitions: Green icon: Enabling switch activated. Red icon: Enabling switch released. Detailed information about the user interface and working with the KUKA robot controller (KRC) can be found in the operating and programming handbooks for the KRC software.1 07. T2.3 Operator control (continued) Enabling switch Clicking on this button simulates activation of the enabling switch on the KCP.4.

4. all the inputs that were previously set are set once again. If simulation is activated via the softkey “SIM ON/OFF”.2. If simulation is deactivated after inputs have been set manually. all inputs are reset.02 en .1 07.2 Special features of OfficeLite 3.03. 16 of 21 OffiiceLite R. If simulation is active. If simulation is then activated again. but remain saved.OfficeLite 3.1 Simulation of physical inputs Open the menu “Monitor ! I/O ! Digital Inputs”. selected inputs can be set or reset by pressing the softkey “Change”. the column SIM is generated in the window.

This affects both the demo version and the full version in equal measure. 3. be transferred. 3. on the one hand. So that archives can.ini -- SoftKeyUser. Examples of functions that are not supported include: -- Safety circuit diagnosis -- Software update -- DSE/RDW diagnosis -- Load data determination -- Format floppy disk -- Functions for operating field bus systems Functions that are not available appear gray in the menus. The functions omitted depend on the version.4 Constraints and miscellaneous instructions KRC OfficeLite V4.3 3. This is absolutely vital for the correct functioning of OfficeLite and may not be used for any other network application on the PC! 3.ini OffiiceLite R.1 cannot be used for Volkswagen (V)KRC programs. on the other hand.1 07.4.ini -- MenueKeyUser. only the following files in the INIT directory are archived or restored using the menus “Archive ! All” or ”Restore ! All” in OfficeLite: -- ConfExtAxis.02 en 17 of 21 . It is not possible to change these settings.4.3 Archiving Some of the files in the INIT directory of the control software contain special entries which.4.2 is used for the virtual network card for OfficeLite.1 Brightness and contrast settings The brightness and contrast settings of the KCP display are set to the default value (7). prevent them from being used on a real robot controller.0.ini -- ConfigMon.1. nevertheless.4. the range of commands available in OfficeLite is reduced.2 Reserved IP address The IP address 192. are necessary for the operation of OfficeLite.3 Operator control (continued) Functions that are not supported For technical reasons. but. 3.03.

reciprocal conflicts may occur. this must be done explicitly via the menu item “Archive ! Configure ! I/O Driver” or “Restore ! Configure ! I/O Driver”. This procedure is only possible in Expert mode.4.g. customer--specific entries that can be used both in OfficeLite and on a robot controller. Files archived in OfficeLite must not be transferred to a robot controller or vice versa. There are three ways of avoiding this: Method 1: The Internet Information Service (IIS) is not installed. to backup or restore the complete INIT directory.03. however. “Internet Information Service (IIS)” in Windows XP). 3.OfficeLite These four files may contain.4 Problems arising in joint operation with FTP servers In the case of joint operation with an FTP server (e. 18 of 21 OffiiceLite R. Should it be necessary.02 en . for example.4.1 07. Deactivation of IIS during Windows setup: Clicking on the “Details” button displays all the available subcomponents of the Internet Information Service.

03.1 07. Method 2: Deactivation of an installed IIS server by uninstalling this Windows component in Windows setup.4. select the line “FTP Sites”.02 en 19 of 21 . Method 3: Modification of the port address used by the activated IIS server. OffiiceLite R. In “Computer Management”.3 Operator control (continued) Deactivate the “FTP Service” here and confirm with “OK”.

4. 20 of 21 OffiiceLite R.02 en .1 07.5 Problems in conjunction with Siemens PLC software Problems arise if KUKA OfficeLite and Siemens PLC software (S5. 3. If you have any further questions on this subject. change the value from “21” to “22”. S7) are used simultaneously. Bear in mind that the FTP service of the IIS is no longer functional with this new port address. all background processes of the Siemens software must be terminated completely.OfficeLite The following window is opened under “Properties”: In the box “TCP Port”.03. For this reason. please contact Siemens customer support.4.

The following query appears in the message window: Status line The softkey “Minimize” minimizes the OfficeLite window The softkey “Exit” exits the OfficeLite program The softkey “Cancel” cancels the procedure Before exiting the application.3 3. 1 OffiiceLite R.03. The Cross3 window is closed automatically and must not be exited manually. move the mouse pointer onto the status line underneath the message or program window and click with the left mouse button. It may take up to 10 seconds before all OLE connections have been terminated.4.02 en 21 of 21 . robot programs that are running must be stopped and deselected.5 Operator control (continued) Minimizing the display window and exiting OfficeLite To minimize the monitor window or exit OfficeLite. otherwise files may be damaged.1 07.

11 MenueKeyUser. 22 R RRS II.ini. 15 Purpose of the program. 5 L SoftKeyUser. 22 Exiting OfficeLite. 5 W Window selection key.i . 15 Index -. 19 Full version. 11 C ConfExtAxis.ini. 17 Single--processor systems. 18 Minimizing the display window. 21 Port address. 19 Simulation. 13 S Setup. 20 D Program start forwards. 12 System requirements. 5 E Exit. 7 I SIM. 17 PLC software.ini. 22 Mode selector switch. 18 Language.ini.Index B O Backup files. 7 License Code. 8 F FTP server. 18 ConfigMon. 16 Multiprocessor systems. 18 Operator control. 5 U M Uninstallation. 12 Program stop key. 17 IIS. 12 License Dialog. 15 P Physical inputs. 15 Demo version.Exe.