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PID Faceplate

Name: PIDFaceplate_01

Range (if applicable): -1000 to 1000 (maybe more)

Properties: CO, Label1/2, ManualTag, Max, Min, PV, PVDecimal, SP, SPDecimal, TuneTag, UnitsPV, UnitsSP


This flexible PID faceplate can be used for flow, steam, heat, injection, temperature control or just about any type of control.


  1. This symbol contains only native IWS objects.

  2. The Set Point (SP) display is an input and opens the virtual popup keypad. The virtual keyboard needs to be enabled under Project – Settings and the Min/Max and Hint should be enabled.

  3. The green triangle set point indicator is also a slider and can be moved with a mouse or touch screen

  4. The Tune and Manual buttons are momentary switches that can be used to change the mode.

  5. If you need minor modifications, let us know

Ideas for improvement:

  1. Add different colors

  2. Add alarm limits

Here’s how to use this symbol:
Copy the .sym file into your Symbol folder of where InduSoft Web Studio is installed. This is usually “C:\Program Files (x86)\Wonderware InduSoft Web Studio v8.0\Symbol” or similar. Either create a new folder or copy it into an existing one, such as “Indicators”.

Download PID Faceplate Here! 

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