For those of you wanting to log, email, and check for high/low values in your strategy (vs. letting PAC Display do those things for you), here’s a sample chart you can import into your strategy.
The advantage this method provides is that the set of “values to monitor” is stored as a list that you can change [I]on the fly [/I](it’s a persistent string table). So perhaps you want to add (or remove) a digital output value to the set of “things to watch and email me about.” Just put that tag name into the list via [I]groov [/I]or PAC Display.
The data types currently supported for this alarming method: float, int32, analog output/input, digital out/in. Let me know if there’s a type you’d really like that I did NOT include, and I can ponder adding that to the list.
Also, I put lots of comments in here, but as always I hope you’ll not hesitate to ask questions or suggest possible improvements!
Here’s a sample of the message that gets logged to a file (or optionally emailed to you). Since this is all just Action Blocks and OptoScript, it’s super easy to adjust to your own needs.
AlarmingEmailFileLogBasic.zip (6.98 KB)