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35. Documenting a Program

Introduction to Allen Bradley PLCs - RSLogix 500 • 2m 27s

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  • 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.

  • 38. Creating a Subroutine

    We will add some logic to “Program File 3”.

    This file will be used to execute logic for scaling analog inputs.

    To scale an analog input, we will call on “Program File 3” to execute. We can say that “Program File 3” acts as a subroutine.

    We will “call” or “jump to” the subroutine logic from ot...