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Multiple Line Components in Spreadsheet to PLC I/O Utility

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10-30-2012 06:31 AM

Does anyone know how to add multiple line components, such as distribution blocks, use the speadsheet to PLC I/O Utility?

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Re: Multiple Line Components in Spreadsheet to PLC I/O Utility

10-30-2012 09:03 AM in reply to: Outbound

Just have to add a block file name in the D1BLK, D2BLK, D3BLK... PLC Excel spreadsheet fields. If you need to add a saved circuit file (with blocks, lines, wires, text, etc...) ACADE will need a "*" (star symbol) included in front of the DxBLK file name, in example "*3-wire-analog-circuit.dwg".

 

Don't forget to try the application tool at: www.racklayout.com . This website generates the Spreadsheet to PLC Utility Excel file automatically.

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Re: Multiple Line Components in Spreadsheet to PLC I/O Utility

10-30-2012 10:21 AM in reply to: Outbound

EXCELLENT!!!

 

Can you explain the star("*")?

 

Thanks for your help!

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