Single control module to Control Diagrams conversion

Is this even possible? I have got programming done in Single Control modules in CBM. Now I want to use Control Diagrams. Can I migrate code from Control Modules to Control Diagrams.

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Theres no migration. You can cut / paste the code.

Control Diagrams are certainly a great programming method for new projects. However, for projects that started before Control Diagrams were released, be carefull of some of the restrictions you might face.

- You can embed Program POU's and Control Modules into Control Diagrams.

- You can put Control Modules into Program POU's and POU's into Control Modules.

- But you cannot embed Control Diagrams into either POUs or Control Modules.

- Control Diagrams are not compatible with the Batch Manager

These restrictions can cause problems when trying to introduce Control Diagrams into existing projects.

Rob Lyon   

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By 800xASuperUser on 10/28/2015 | Like (0) | Report

Thanks for answer. First I believed too that cut paste will be possible, but it seems not. I can copy/cut code from SCM but when trying to paste in control diagram, the paste option is not enabled.

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What you have to do is copy the variables from each control modules & create the instance of the control modules in the control diagram editor and paste the same but you can't copy and paste the total CMD editor from control module/single control module into the control diagram editor since platforms are different.


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By 800xASuperUser on 10/30/2015 | Like (0) | Report

that's what I also figured out. strange is that you can not copy code from one control module to another control module either.

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