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Configure a point to display text values instead of numbers when modifying the value in a graphic page or values page on a Xenta Server.

Issue

How can a point be configured to display a text string instead of a number when modifying the point in a values page or graphics page pop out window?

Environment

  • XBuilder 5.x.x
  • Xenta 511, 527, 701, 711, 721, 731, 913

Cause

An enumeration must be configured in Xbuilder that defines the text that will be shown with each value.

Resolution

In Xbuilder create a new Enumeration

  1. Under the Tools drop down select Enumerations.
  2. Click the new button in the Enumerations section and provide a description for the enumeration
  3. Highlight the enumeration created and click the new button in the Definitions section.
  4. Type the text string used for each value.
  5. Click Ok.

Set the point to use the enumeration.

  1. Highlight the point that you want to use this enumeration.
  2. In the properties pane select your newly created enumeration from the Enumeration field.
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