Groov objects in Pac Display


#1

Not sure if this question has been asked before, but while reading OPTO’s White Paper on “Building an HMI that Works”, I was wondering if there’s a way to use the Groov objects in a Pac Display project? Are there any plans to making similar objects available in the future for Pac Display?


#2

Hi jameslick92,

In general, we’re mostly moving the other way (adding features to and making big plans for [I]groov[/I]).

However, there are quite a few objects (and options for creating your own) available already in PAC Display. Was there some feature in particular you hoped for in PAC Display? Can you give us a “for instance”?

-OptoMary


#3

jameslick92,

While your question is about PAC Display objects, it seems a good opportunity to mention Opto’s often overlooked collection of [B]Visio graphics.[/B] The collection has illustrations of current and older Opto controllers, brains, and I/O modules plus other equipment like terminals, network switches, PCs, and other hardware. You can copy these graphics in Visio and paste them into PAC Display as rescalable vector-based objects, so you don’t get the “jaggies” like when you resize a bitmap image (JPG, etc.).

[B]More info:[/B] http://www.opto22.com/lp/visio_libraries.aspx

David


#4

Thank You David, those graphics will be very useful, and Thank You Mary for the info. We have a Groov box that’s been more of a play and test item, but with the OPC upgrades and OPTO’s future for it, we may have to start implementation now.