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Recipes overview

Abstract

If you are confused or just curious about what can one understand by i4SCADA Recipe Definitions and Recipes, just check out this short article.

The i4SCADA SmartEditor Recipe functionality allows the users to define and manage collections of signals with specific values, in order to load them into an i4SCADA server.

Recipe Definitions

The Recipe Definition is a template that can be used to create one or multiple Recipes. The Recipe Definition is used only at the creation of the Recipe. After the Recipe creation, the relation between a Recipe and a Recipe Definition ceases to exist, allowing the user to edit definitions without affecting the existing Recipes.

The elements of a Recipe Definition are:

  • Recipe Definition Name - the textual description of the Recipe Definition. The Recipe Definition name must be unique.

  • Recipe Definition Item(s) - the Signal(s) associated to the Recipe Definition. A Signal cannot be attributed multiple times to the same Recipe Definition.

The Recipe Definitions can be created, edited and deleted. Additionally, the user can export or import Recipe Definitions via JSON format.

Recipes

The Recipe Definitions can be created, edited and deleted. Additionally, the user can export or import Recipe Definitions via JSON format.

  • Recipe name - the textual description of the Recipe. Recipe name must be unique.

  • Recipe item(s) - the Signal(s) attributed to the Recipe. The user can assign one or multiple Signals to a Recipe. A Signal cannot be attributed multiple times to the same Recipe.

The user can load Recipes, create new ones, edit, delete and write them. Furthermore, Recipes can be exported and / or imported, in JSON format.