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  • 35. Documenting a Program

    We assume that any program we write will eventually need to be modified or maintained by a different programmer. Knowing this, how do we make it easier for another programmer to understand what we have programmed?

    The answer is documentation.

    RSLogix provides several methods for documenting la...

  • 36. Changing Colors in the Ladder Window

    The black on yellow comment color combination is a little hard to distinguish from the “Address Comments”, which use the same color combination.

    To change the appearance of the rung comment, as well as other items in “RSLogix”, we select “Properties” from the “View” menu and then select the “Col...

  • 37. Printing the Program

    Another way to document a program and to share it with others is to print the program.

    “RSLogix” has a very extensive and configurable utility for printing a program.

    Using a color printer is suggested when printing a program so that comments and symbols stand out.