i4designer Knowledgebase

HMI Plaform

Abstract

Check out this article in order to learn more details about the particularities of the OPC-UA platform included in the i4Designer environment.

Quite similar with the i4SCADA platform projects, the projected created on the OPC-UA platform (HMI) allow the user with possibility to design and visualise projects using an OPC-UA server. Hence, this platform features the following particularities:

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i4designer project for the OPC-UA platform

OPC-UA Project settings

By clicking the Settings menu of the Designer contextual actions area, the OPC-UA project settings panel is opened.

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The OPC-UA Project settings panel

In this view a set of project general information is displayed, along with the possibility to customise the deployment screen size:

  • Width - specifies the width of the screen size for both design-time and run-time. The screen width can be adjusted by directly typing in the desired value or by using the up / down arrows to increase or decrease it.

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    Screen width

  • Height - specifies the height of the screen size for both design-time and run-time. The screen height can be adjusted by directly typing in the desired value or by using the up / down arrows to increase or decrease it.

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    Screen height

OPC-UA Components

The OPC-UA platform shares its components list with the i4SCADA platform, hence the user can design projects using all components available under the Toolbox panel.

Warning

Components that are not compatible with the OPC-UA platform projects are disabled from the Toolbox.