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InduSoft Web Studio Symbol of the Week: Blinking Analog Indicator

This week’s symbol for InduSoft Web Studio is an indicator which shows the analog value of a tag, with the digital value floating/following to the left. If the HiLimit or LoLimit levels are breached, the limits will blink red and the diamond showing the level will turn solid red. Continue reading

Symbols in InduSoft Web Studio

There are 3 main reasons to use symbols in your InduSoft Web Studio SCADA Software project.

Create consistent look and a common user interface by using symbols throughout your project. This reduces overall development time while keeping the user interface familiar and easy to use.
A single point of change. When using a symbol over and over on any screen, it references the “Linked Symbol” in the project symbol library. This allows you to change the symbol design, for example color or behavior, and the symbol is updated everywhere it was used.
Custom Properties. By understanding a simple syntax, you can easily define “custom properties” and how a symbol behaves to provide an easy-to-use, simplified interface. Continue reading