Tutorials: Translate/Change alert text “CAME” and WENT” in WinCC OA

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The texts for the alarm direction are defined in the message catalog sc.cat, the keywords are “entered” for the CAME-text and “left” for the WENT-text. If you would like to translate or change the texts which are shown in the AEScreen for the alert direction you have to perform the following steps:

  1. Copy the file sc.cat to the language-dependent msg-directory in your WinCC OA project. This file’s available with the texts in German, English, and Russian language. You can find the file here C:\Siemens\Automation\WinCC_OA\<WinCCOA version>\msg\en_US.utf8
  1. Paste the file into your project directory. C:\WinCC_OA_Proj\<your wincc oa project name>\msg\en_US.utf8
  1. Open the file with a text editor
  2. Change the texts for the keywords “entered” and “left”
  3. Confirm the change by opening up your AEScreen GEDI\system management\Alarm and Event Screen
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