CTC Application Notes

Application Notes

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PowerStations

Summary

Filename

Floppy Drive Connection to the Old P3 and the Old P5 flash units

0001.DOC

Optimizing LCD Display Screens on the P2-P5

0002.DOC

Running Your Application From a Ram Drive

0006.DOC

Adding Fourth Com Port on a Powerstation P3-P7

0015.DOC

P2 5x86 Com 2 Configuration

0016.DOC

Adding a PC104 Ethernet Adapter to a P1 or P2

0049.DOC

Installation of the Network Adapter and Software using Artisoft Lantastic Network and Artisoft NODERUNNER

0003.DOC

COM 2 Jumper settings for the PS\PC-10, 12, 15 Series PowerStations 0079.DOC
Making a bootable copy of a Compact Flash 0085.DOC
Quick start guide to PS/RS PowerStation BIOS settings and jumper configuration 0088.DOC
Configuring SST Interface cards and avoiding conflicts in older PowerStations 0103.DOC
90VAC - 264VAC to 24VDC Power Supply PWR-PSAC and BKT-2000 Specifications and Details 0105.DOC
90VAC - 260VAC to 24VDC Power Supply P1X-PWRAC and BKT-1000 Specifications and Details 0106.DOC
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Windows

Summary

Filename

Booting to Interact before Windows 95/98 on a PowerStation 0004.DOC
Windows NT Field Recovery Instructions 0017.DOC
Visual Basic Example for DDE Server and Excel 0025.DOC
How to Enable Automatic Login in Windows NT 0026.DOC
Windows NT Network Setup for DDE and NetBIOS 0031.DOC
Windows 95 Network Setup for DDE and NetBIOS 0032.DOC
Windows 2000 Network Setup for DDE and NetBIOS 0080.DOC
Automatically booting to an Interact application on a Windows 95/98 PC platform 0039.DOC
Step by step fix for the User Logon accounts other than Administrator for Windows NT install of Machine Shop 0064.DOC
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Interact

Summary

Filename

Activating the External Relay on an Old PowerStation using a PTM Counter Tool 0007.DOC
Interact DOS Tree and Files 0018.DOC*
.FIL Files & How to Identify Interact Run Time Files 0019.DOC
Creating a Last Loaded Panel PTM 0020.DOC
Converting from an Unsigned Integer to a Signed Integer in Interact 0021.DOC
Displaying 2's Complement In Interact PTM 0022.DOC
Create a Bar Graph with GMM 0023.DOC*
Increase Performance with the Report Module Snapshot Feature RPM 0024.DOC
Setup of the Interact Modem Driver with Lantastic Z and the NBIOS Driver 0035.DOC
Copying Groups and/or Lists from one Application to other Applications in MCM. 0036.DOC
Maintaining the Interact development software, versions 5.21 and 6.0, on a single PC 0038.DOC
Using the Panel Toolkit Module (PTM) Counter Tool for Simple, Analog Data Transfers 0043.DOC
Recovering a PTM or GMM Toolbar 0044.DOC
Resolving Interact version mismatches 0082.DOC
Using the Interact Device Driver Help Files 0086.DOC
Guide to Project Management using IPM and PowerStations running the WorkStation Shell 0087.DOC
Configuring PowerStations to run the NBIOS driver 0089.DOC
Verifying downloads in MCM using the 'Download Complete' input and 'Accept Download' output 0090.DOC
Fix for driver 'Can't read Text or Help file' error when attempting to run Interact through an MS-DOS Window 0091.DOC
Fixes for Application Manager Errors: Cannot Initialize PTM. ERROR - Invalid Panel List or Keypad address.
Importing Interact Panels from another application 0096.DOC
Using the PLC to trigger user level changes in Interact 0097.DOC
What is the Interact Security Key? 0098.DOC
Recovering Compact Flash Cards using the SanDisk Imagemate Initialization Utility 0099.DOC
Differences reading the TPE command between the serial and Ethernet interfaces of the Compumotor 6K driver (CMOT) 0100.DOC
Inserting symbols into an Interact application 0104.DOC
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Networking

Summary

Filename

Peer-to-Peer Networking with a PowerStation to PC to Map a Remote Drive for Interact Logging 0011.DOC*
Networking Setup for the P3 through P7 PowerStations 0012.DOC*
Networking Setup for the P1 and P2 PowerStations 0013.DOC*
Setup and configuration of DOS level network printing on an NT Server Network for both TCP/IP and NetBEUI 0037.DOC*
How to set up Dial-up Networking to connect a PC to another PC running the DDE Server to share Excel data 0051.DOC
Setup and configuration of DOS level networking on an NT Server Network for both NWLink IPX and NetBEUI 0054.DOC
Enabling NetBios on a DOS/Interact Only P9 Workstation 0063.DOC
Configuring PowerStations to run the NBIOS driver 0089.DOC
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PLC's & Communication

Summary

Filename
Setup and Configuration of the TI Remote I/O Card 0014.DOC
INTERACT Device Driver Connectivity to Allen-Bradley PLC'S 0027.DOC
SLC 5/03 and 5/04 Processors and RS-232 Communication with the Interact SLC5 Device Driver 0028.DOC
Interact Setup for Remote I/O Communication with SLC50x 0029.DOC
SLC 5/03 and 5/04 Processors and RS-232 Communication with the Interact ABDH Device Driver 0030.DOC
Setup and Configuration of the TI Remote I/O Card 0033.DOC
ABDH Control Logix 5550 Controller Connectivity 0034.DOC
ABEN Control Logix 5550 Controller Connectivity 0081.DOC
Ethernet Communication with the Compumotor 6K Series Controller 0040.DOC
Ethernet Communication with the Compumotor 6K Series Controller and Allen-Bradley SLC 5/05 PLC 0041.DOC
Downloading a *.prg File to a Compumotor 6K Controller 0050.DOC
Ethernet Communication with the Allen-Bradley SLC 5/05 PLC Revised 12/17/2001

0065.DOC

Connecting a Powerstation via COM2 to an AB 1747-AIC Module for Communication on a DH485 network of PLC's. 0066.DOC
AB MicroLogix Serial Connectivity using the ABDH driver 0070.DOC
Addressing BOOL variables in the Siemens S7 using the SHMI driver 0083.DOC
Differences reading the TPE command between the serial and Ethernet interfaces of the Compumotor 6K driver (CMOT) 0100.DOC
Using ProWorx software to configure a Modicon PLC for use with the Interact Modbus Ethernet (MBEN) driver 0101.DOC
RS Logix configuration the Channel 0 port of an Allen-Bradley SLC5/03-5/04 for use with the Interact ABDH and SLC5 drivers Replaces 0028.DOC and 0030.DOC 10/2/02 0102.DOC
Configuring SST Interface cards and avoiding conflicts in older PowerStations 0103.DOC
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MachineShop

Summary

Filename
Creating and Downloading a Project to a PowerStation using IPM 0005.DOC
Guide to Project Management using IPM and PowerStations running the WorkStation Shell 0087.DOC
Importing an Existing Interact Application into a New MachineShop Project 0045.DOC
MachineShop Toolbar Project Name vs. IPM Project Name Issues 0046.DOC
Using the MachineShop Toolbar with Interact 5.X 0047.DOC
MachineShop Download Quickstart Guide For Disk Transfers 0052.DOC
MachineShop Download Quickstart Guide For Serial Transfers to the Workstation (Powerstation) Shell (IPM Compatible) 0053.DOC
MachineShop Serial TCP/IP Download Configuration (Windows 95/98 PC) 0055.DOC
MachineShop Shell Serial TCP/IP Setup (Powerstation) 0056.DOC
Creating Project Backup Using the MachineShop Toolbar 0057.DOC
Restoring A Project Backup Using the MachineShop Toolbar 0058.DOC
Creating a New Project Using the MachineShop Toolbar 0059.DOC
MachineShop Shell Ethernet TCP/IP Setup (Powerstation) 0060.DOC
MachineShop Ethernet TCP/IP Download Configuration (Win 95/98 PC) 0061.DOC
MachineShop Install: Network Communication Software (Windows 95/98) 0062.DOC
What is a SanDisk Compact Flash Card and Reader? 0078.DOC
Uploading from a PowerStation using the IPM Compatible Transfer in MachineShop Toolbar 0084.DOC
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MachineLogic

Summary

Filename

Addressing Format for MachineLogic

0072.DOC

This document includes information about MachineLogic libraries. It is intended to provide information about the existing MachineLogic libraries, and will describe how to include you own MachineLogic projects as libraries.

0073.DOC

This document will provide information on how to create custom function blocks in MachineLogic. Once a function block has been created it can be used multiple times in any number of POU's (program organization unit). Also, function blocks created in other projects can be used in your current MachineLogic project by including them as Libraries.

0074.DOC

This document explains the basic setup for the SST DeviceNet Configuration utility. It is intended to explain the basic steps involved in configuring the UCS DeviceNet master card.

0075.DOC

This document explains the basic setup for the SST Profibus Configuration utility. It is intended to explain the basic steps involved in configuring the UCS Profibus master card.

0076.DOC

This document contains information on the PID and FPID functions for MachineLogic. The PID and FPID functions are available from the PCLC firmware library (*.fwl).

0077.DOC

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