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How to configure text display in Vijeo Designer.

Goals and Symptoms

This resolution is to inform the user how to setup a text display in Vijeo Designer.

Causes and Fixes

How to setup a text display.
1. Using a text editor, create a text file in .txt format

· In the text file, insert two colons to identify the start of a text block. The two colons will not appear in the text display.

    • Text file

2. Save the text file. Select Unicode encoding when saving the file.

3. In the Navigator window's Project tab, open the Data File folder and select the text icon to open the Text File Editor

4. In the Text File Editor, click the FileName row, and click the File Selection icon to display the Open dialog box and select the file created in step 1. Alternatively, you can type the path of the text file in the File Name field.
When you select the text file, the file name (without the file extension) is displayed in the Alias column. Change the alias name as required.

5. Specify the storage location on the target machine for the text files.

6. In the Navigator window's Project tab, select the panel where you want to place the Text Display.

7. In the Toolchest tab, select the Text Display folder.

8. Drag and drop the Text Display to the panel, and resize as necessary

9. In the Property Inspector, change the text display properties as follow:
Note: The FileName is the alias name given to the text file in step 4

With a corresponding value in the BlockNumberVariable , the block message in the text file will appear.

Value 0
Take of the latch and remove the
cartridge cover

Simulation image for value 0

Value 1
Open the left side of the cartridge and
remove part A

Simulation image for value 1

Value 2
Set the opening of part A facing

Simulation image for value 2

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