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i4designer User Actions List component tutorials

Abstract

Check out this article and learn more details about the User Actions List component, and everything you need to know on how to use it at run-time.

This tutorial will guide you through the steps, a user needs to perform, to properly use the User Actions List component, at run-time, while visualizing a published i4SCADA project.

Using the User Actions List component, at run-time
Abstract

Check out this tutorial and learn how to manage the User Actions List component, when opening your i4SCADA project, at run-time.

The User Actions List component is a list of actions, performed by users, on the target i4SCADA environment.

Tip

For more details about the design-time properties, of the User Actions List component, please also visit the dedicated article, here.

While working with an i4designer project visualization, containing this component, the user can view a set of user actions.

Warning

Since the contents of the list is restricted on basis of user's permissions, please note that the User Login component should be added to your i4designer project.

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i4designer design-time project

  1. Open the i4SCADA project visualization.

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  2. Click on the Login button and fill in your user credentials.

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  3. As soon as the login operation was successfully performed, proceed with filtering the User Actions List, as follows:

    1. Click on the Filter Actions button.

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    2. In the Filter Actions dialog, select the desired actions count amount, the management events, the activity events and filter users options.

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      Tip

      For the present tutorial we shall leave the filter actions as per default.

    3. After setting up the desired list filter, click on the Time interval button to open the dialog with the same name.

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    4. Using the Date range picker and the calendar selector(s), apply the desired time interval and click the Save changes button.

      Tip

      The Date range picker drop-down list features the following options:

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      • Specific - allows the user to pick the desired time interval, using the From / To calendar selectors.

      • Offset - allows the user to pick the current filter, on a specified date, using the design-time properties Start offset and End offset, by choosing the type (seconds, minutes, hours, days). Time frame is by default calculated and set.

      • Day - allows the user to select the desired Day as time range, from a specialized pop-up window.

      • Week - allows the user to select the desired Week as time range, from a specialized pop-up window.

      • Month - allows the user to select the desired Month as time range, from a specialized pop-up window.

      • Year - allows the user to select the desired Year, as time range, from a specialized pop-up window.

      • Current Day - allows the user to select the current day, as time range. Time frame of 24 hours is by default calculated and set.

      • Current Week - allows the user to select the current week, as time range. Time frame of 7 days is by default calculated and set.

      • Current Month - allows the user to select the current month, as time range. Time frame is by default calculated and set.

      • Current Year - allows the user to select the current year, as time range. Time frame is by default calculated and set.

      • Last Day - allows the user to select the day before the current one. Time frame of 24 hours is by default calculated and set.

      • Last Month - allows the user to select the month before the current one. Time frame is by default calculated and set.

      • Last Year - allows the user to select the year before the current one, as time range. Time frame is by default calculated and set.

    5. As soon as the time interval has been fixed, the list of user actions is populated with data.

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    6. To save the currently applied filters, click on the Load / Save button.

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    7. In the Persistent Configuration Manager dialog, fill in the name of your new custom configuration, in the Add new configuration field, and click the Add button.

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    8. The new configuration is added to the Existing configurations list, allowing the user to either Apply it or Delete it.

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    9. To enable / disable the Auto refresh option, click on the dedicated toolbar button.

      • Auto refresh enabled

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      • Auto refresh disabled, allows the user to manually refresh the list.

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      Tip

      The Auto refresh option can also be enabled or disabled, at design-time.