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Basics on HMI Faceplates SIMATIC Comfort Panels, Runtime Advanced and Siemens WinCC (TIA Portal) Industry Online Support Warranty and Liability Warranty and Liability Note The application examples are not binding and do not claim to be complete with regard to configuration, equipment or any contingencies. The application examples do not represent customer-specific solutions. They are only intended to provide support for typical applications. You are responsible for the correct operation of the described products. These application examples do not relieve you of the responsibility of safely and professionally using, installing, operating and servicing equipment.

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1 Basics on HMI Faceplates SIMATIC Comfort Panels, Runtime Advanced and Siemens WinCC (TIA Portal) Industry Online Support Warranty and Liability Warranty and Liability Note The application examples are not binding and do not claim to be complete with regard to configuration, equipment or any contingencies. The application examples do not represent customer-specific solutions. They are only intended to provide support for typical applications. You are responsible for the correct operation of the described products. These application examples do not relieve you of the responsibility of safely and professionally using, installing, operating and servicing equipment.

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6 Table of Contents Table of Contents Warranty and Liability .. 1. Preface .. 5. 1 Basics .. 6. What is a faceplate? .. 6. How to create and open a faceplate? .. 6. What does the "pictures editor refer to? .. 6. What is a picture object? .. 7. Difference between picture object and faceplate? .. 7. Control panel created as "conventional picture object .. 8. Control panel created as "faceplate .. 10. What is an "HMI UDT (user data type)? .. 12. What is a PLC data type ("PLC UDT )? .. 13. Difference between "HMI UDT and "PLC UDT .. 13. Project library and global libraries.

7 13. 2 Functions and Properties of the Faceplate .. 14. Creating Faceplates .. 14. Creating a faceplate via the "pictures editor .. 14. Creating a faceplate via the faceplate editor .. 16. Opening a faceplate .. 18. Open the faceplate in the "pictures editor .. 18. Siemens AG 2015 All rights reserved Opening the faceplate via the Project library .. 19. Releasing or restoring the faceplate .. 20. Releasing the faceplate .. 21. Restoring the faceplate .. 22. Version designation of a faceplate .. 23. Calling a faceplate or inserting it into a picture.

8 24. Faceplate editor .. 25. Workspace .. 26. Configuration area .. 27. Inspector window .. 28. Parameters in the workspace .. 30. Parameters in the configuration area .. 31. "Properties tab .. 31. "Events tab .. 43. "Tags tab .. 49. "Scripts tab .. 50. "Text lists tab .. 51. "Graphic lists tab .. 52. "Texts tab .. 53. "Languages tab .. 54. Parameters in the inspector window .. 55. Saving Faceplates in "Global libraries .. 56. 3 Functions and Properties of an HMI 59. Creating a user data type .. 60. Editing/opening a user data type .. 62. Configuring the user data type.

9 63. User data type .. 65. Releasing the user data type .. 66. Restoring the user data type .. 67. Assigning an HMI UDT to an HMI tag .. 68. 4 Functions and Properties of a PLC Data Type .. 70. HMI Faceplates , Basics Entry ID: 68014632, , 06/2015 3. Table of Contents Introduction .. 70. Creating PLC data types .. 71. Inserting a PLC data type into a data block .. 72. Integrating a PLC data type into a faceplate .. 72. Editing/opening a PLC data type .. 74. Tips for the configuration .. 75. Reducing power tags .. 75. Change-over from HMI UDT to PLC data types.

10 75. 5 Links & Literature .. 77. 6 77. Siemens AG 2015 All rights reserved HMI Faceplates , Basics Entry ID: 68014632, , 06/2015 4. Preface Preface Objective of the document It is the objective of this document to provide you with all the useful information on the topic of "creating HMI Faceplates and how to use HMI Faceplates as a user. Validity Software version as of WinCC Comfort V14. All SIMATIC HMI operator panels that support Faceplates . Information on the function scope of the SIMATIC HMI operator panels is available in the Online Help of WinCC (TIA Portal) or FAQ \3\.