Shortcut keys and navigation in operator workplace

Hello all !

Fo an operator, is it possible to navigate with shortcut keys in his own workplace?

For example if he opens a graphic display, can he move to another graphic display (from the same object in the functional structure) with any keyboard keys?

Moreover, can we hide the list of graphic displays visible by the right click?

Thank you in advance

Regards


Add New Comment


snakekill   

asked 3 years ago
Closed



Answers

0

Hello,

regarding "shortcut keys", under Workplace Structure, where you find your Workplace, there is a Hot Keys aspect, which you can define eg CTRL + L to pick up a certain display.

Unfortunately I don't think you can hide the list of graphic displays when right click...

/Ronny

Ronny Lindström   

answered 3 years ago


 


Add New Comment


1

Hello,

Fo an operator, is it possible to navigate with shortcut keys in his own workplace?

Reply:yes,By defining Hot-key aspect for that operator workplace in the workplace str.

More help you will get in help window of workplace you call by pressing F1.

With this you can configure defferent Hot-keys for defferent purpose.

ex:alarm ack is default feature is available in all formats of xA (Revisions & Feature Pack line) only thing you can assign to the hotkey. But ensure don't assign the same hot-key for mulitple purpose within the operator workplace.

For example if he opens a graphic display, can he move to another graphic display (from the same object in the functional structure) with any keyboard keys?

Reply:In this there are two scenario's:

1. If you are in revision line you can't get hot-key action for these as a default feature to assign to hot-keys then you link the aspect link in all graphic displays with name "Previous" & "Next" & assign the aspect links but this is time consuming job we did this for many projects but here you can't assign any hot-keys here operator has to press the previous & next aspect link manually to navigate to the perticuler graphic page.

2.If you are in Feature pack line these "Navigate next or Navigate previous" are readily available for Hot-key action so that you can assign these functions to your favourite hot-keys as per the requirement.

This feaure is availble from from Fp1 Onwords.

Please refer the release notes. from pae no17 onwords

http://abblibrary.abb.com/global/scot/scot387.nsf/veritydisplay/2e6f8
b378d562866c1257a85003c80b1/$file/2PAA109051-513_-_en_System_800xA_5.
1_Feature_Pack_3_Release_Notes.pdf

3.can we hide the list of graphic displays visible by the right click?

Reply:You can't hide the graphics permanantly but by defining a workplace profile values you can make group the aspects based on the category.

Harsha.D   

answered 3 years ago


 


By snakekill on 12/4/2014 | Like (0) | Report

Thank you very much, if I understand I have to upgrade to FP4... :). It seems to be time consuming like you said with RevD...


Add New Comment


0

To hide the Graphic Displays, you could define an Aspect Filter (search the Help for "Aspect Filter") that doesnt include the Graphic Display Aspect Category. If you then also remove the Filter selection itself from the Application Bar its probably good enough to hide the Aspects from the Operators.

Thats probably the same what Harsha.D wanted to say but i didn't really understand that part.

backdraft   

answered 3 years ago


 


By snakekill on 12/4/2014 | Like (0) | Report

Hello, thanks for your answer, I tried to put an aspect filter aspect (in the functional structure) and select the whole things. But an operator can still access to graphic display by right click..


By backdraft on 12/4/2014 | Like (0) | Report

I guess you mean "Aspect Category Filter", but these need to be located in the Workplace Structure... You can find this described in the Manual as mentioned already (yes, RTFM). Then you can set the Filter as Default Filter on the User "Workplace Profile Values" etc.


By snakekill on 12/7/2014 | Like (0) | Report

Hello, yes it was that I meant. I found it, very easy to configure, thank you!

For hotkeys, I will upgrade to FP4 very soon... it will be easier.


Add New Comment



Get weekly AKS updates


Partner Exclusive Webinars

 

> – Login to the partner portal to register



Points Redemption Program - Redeem your points for ABB training, Bluetooth speakers and mugs. Terms and conditions >


Earn points when you refer a friend
AKS Referral Program is "Live" - Learn more



AKS Experts


avatar
Ask Stefan Stromqvist   

Rank: 1

I joined ABB in the year of 1994 and has since 1999 been working as a Service & Support Engineer at BU Control Technologies in Västerås, Sweden. My areas of expertise are: 800xA Base, 800xA for Advant Master, Information Management, operating systems, RNRP and Ethernet comms/networking in general.


avatar
Ask Harsha.D   

Rank: 7

Tech.Support,software and commisioning engineer with Proficient knowledge in 800xA and its products, RNRP,Networking in general.


avatar
Ask Dieter Henkel   

Rank: 19


avatar
Ask kstoilov   

Rank: 9

Control System Engineer: 800xA, Compact 800, AC500, AC31-50, Advant Master, Simatic, AC&DC Drives 11 years worked for ABB - Control Systems


avatar
Ask Flavio Mussolin   

Rank: 4

ABB AVP, Senior Electronic and Automation Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the field of process automation automotive, pharmaceutical, hollow glass, steel and rolling.


avatar
Ask Govindaraj   

Rank: 10

Working in ABB India Operation Center. Have Project engineering and commissioning experience in ABB 800xA, Freelance, AC500.


avatar
Ask Ronny Lindström   

Rank: 17

ABB Service Engineer


avatar
Ask MMM   

Rank: 5

ABB PA CT Technical Support


avatar
Ask Rob Lyon   

Rank: 2

info@lymac.co.nz I'm an independent DCS software and commissioning engineer with extensive experience in 800xA and other ABB products. I've worked in almost every corner of the world and still haven't seen it all.


avatar
Ask Sumit Gargav   

Rank: 3

I have worked with Freelance in majority, with 800xA FD and Melody system partly. Also had opportunity to work with Protocols - HART,Profibus,FF & Modbus.


avatar
Ask nikismith   

Rank: 257

I have been a part of the Recording & Control Factory team for 17 years in total, having spent a number of years as a repairs technician withi the manufacturing department, but being in my current role for 9 years now.


avatar
Ask WvanWees   

Rank: 6

I'm a senior service engineer working for ABB in The Netherlands.