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Exercise 1 – Starting a New Project

Exercise 7
Complete each step in this exercise. Do not hesitate to ask questions if you
do not understand a step

Step Action
1 Create a new folder on your PC named C:\Class. Your instructor
will give you files to copy into this folder. These will be used at
various points in the course
2 Launch Vijeo Designer. Right click on the Vijeo
Manager. Select New Project.



3 Name your project “Class”



Select single target and No Password as options
4 Select XBTGT model 6340 and name Target 1 “MyBrewery”



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5 Set the target’s IP address




6 Add a Schneider TCPIP Communications driver for the PLC.
The IP address will be added at the end of this exercise



Click on the Finish button to end the Wizard





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7 Expand your projects in the Navigator until you can see the
communications driver



Select “ModbusEquipment01 in the Navigator and change it’s
name to PLC200 in the Inspector.

8 Set the address for the PLC connection to 192.168.1.200. If you
are connecting to a Unity controller, select the IEC 61131 Syntax
addressing option. If it’s a Quantum Unity, select 1 based
addressing as shown on the right below.

Click on OK when finished

(Non Unity) (Unity Quantum)

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9 From the Navigator, right click on Master Panel and select New
Panel


10


- add the image (1) provided by your Instructor
(Brewery2.jpg) to the panel

- Add two Data Display objects to show the date and time



- Save the Master panel as “MasterPanel1

The background color of the master panel does not matter since
it will be come an “overlay” to the Base panel that uses it
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11 From the Navigator, right click on Graphic Panels and select
New Panel with Master



Select the MasterPanel1 option



Adjust the color of the panel to match the edge of the
MasterPanel1 using the color picker tool

Save the panel using the name “Main”

Repeat the same procedure to create a second new base
panel.

Save this panel as “Navigate”
12 Create four new additional new panels but do not use the
master panel for these four panels. Name these panels:



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13 Open the “Main” panel. This is your “splash screen” and will look
as shown





- Add two Text objects (1) – Vijeo Modern 28x50, 3D, Blue
& Black colors Create the two text labels shown (large
text)
- Add a Switch (2) from the Native parts. Set the switches’
foreground color to light gray. Change the label to read
“Enter” and the label’s color to Black
- Animate the switch to Navigate to panel2



- Save







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14 The Navigate Panel (named Navigate) - Open the Navigate panel
and create the page shown.



Animate the switches as follows:

Switch Panel
Brew Process Process
Alarms Alarms
Process History History
System Settings - animate to System,
Configuration

Add a Native switch on each of the other panels (except Main) to
that will return you to the (Previous Panel) to this panel (e.g.,
Navigate)

15 Validate your project.








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Fix any Red Errors” (if any) that appear in the “Feedback Zone”



16 Right click on your Target and select the Simulate option shown.
Your project will compile, and start in a window. It will attempt to
communicate with the PLC



Test your navigation between all panels to insure everything
functions correctly. Fix anything that does not work correctly

17 This completes this exercise










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