Operator workplace problem

Hi guys,

I have a question regarding the ABB 800xA v5.1 Operator workplace problem. So, in one area in Functional Structure, a Faceplate and a Faceplate Element have been imported. This faceplate is called with a pushbutton from other process graphic located also in this Functional Structure area. The problem appeared when the Operator Workstation has been restarted. On the next restart after Operator logged in, the Operator Workplace instead of starting with a predefined Startup Display started with this imported faceplate as a startup display. When we tried to start the same Operator Workplace from one of the 800xA Engineer accounts, the same Operator Workplace started normally. Do you have any suggestions what to do in this situation?

I have some ideas:

1. Creating a new Proccess Graphic with content copied from the Imported Faceplate Element and referrencing the mentioned pushbutton directly to that graphic. After that deleting the mentioned Imported Faceplate Element and Faceplate (as it should have been done in the first place).

2. Deleting the Operator Workplace from the Startup folder in the Start window, and dragging the mentioned Operator workplace again into the Startup folder.

Thanks in advance,

Hrvoje


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hrksa   

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The startup display is set per workplace.

Hence regardless of user opening a given workplace, the workplace should present the same startup display.

However, in Workplace Profile Values (an aspect that exist on each user's object in the User Structure) a Workplace Start *Object* can be set (obviously per user).

Did anyone set this user with a start object?

On a side note; the little "Add" button in the middle opens up for having a unique object per computer & per user. Default is "Base rule" = same on all nodes.

Stefan Stromqvist   

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By hrksa on 4/16/2018 | Like (0) | Report

Yes, for Operators this is set to: Datasource: Local; Update Mode: Checked; Update Local: Unchecked; Object Name: Area in the functional structure where the mentioned Faceplace is placed. So this option redirects the Workplace start object to Default aspect in that functional structure.. We'll delete the fp/fp element as mentioned in the first post. Then I suppose some other graphic will become Default aspect and the Workplace will point to it. Than we only have to choose the Default Aspect and the problem will be solved?


By Stefan Stromqvist on 4/16/2018 | Like (0) | Report

Default Aspect is legacy since v4, do not use it. Use Aspect Precedence List instead.

If you define a start object, you will also get a ”start aspect” defined by Aspect Precedence List and/or Default Aspect.


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The startup display is set per workplace.

Hence regardless of user opening a given workplace, the workplace should present the same startup display.

However, in Workplace Profile Values (an aspect that exist on each user's object in the User Structure) a Workplace Start *Object* can be set (obviously per user).

Did anyone set this user with a start object?

On a side note; the little "Add" button in the middle opens up for having a unique object per computer & per user. Default is "Base rule" = same on all nodes.

Stefan Stromqvist   

answered 5 days ago


 


By hrksa on 4/16/2018 | Like (0) | Report

Yes, for Operators this is set to: Datasource: Local; Update Mode: Checked; Update Local: Unchecked; Object Name: Area in the functional structure where the mentioned Faceplace is placed. So this option redirects the Workplace start object to Default aspect in that functional structure.. We'll delete the fp/fp element as mentioned in the first post. Then I suppose some other graphic will become Default aspect and the Workplace will point to it. Than we only have to choose the Default Aspect and the problem will be solved?


By Stefan Stromqvist on 4/16/2018 | Like (0) | Report

Default Aspect is legacy since v4, do not use it. Use Aspect Precedence List instead.

If you define a start object, you will also get a ”start aspect” defined by Aspect Precedence List and/or Default Aspect.


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