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Control files are used in conjunction with complex data functions, like FIFO Load, Sequencer, and Bit Shift Left.
File 7, the Integer file, is structured just like the B3 binary file, except the data is integer data.
An integer may have a value of -32768 up to 32767.
Just as with the Binary file, we can change the Radix to view the data in its binary form.
As part of the ladder program, we can use the in...
F8 is the floating-point data file.
Floating-point data cannot be shown in any other manner than floating-point, or real number notation.
Floating-point numbers greater than 9,999,999 are shown in scientific notation.
To add another data file, right-click on the Data Files folder in the project tree and select New.
Change the file number to 20, then select Integer as the file type from the drop-down menu.
Give the file a name, update the number of elements, and select OK.
You can see the newly-created N2...