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WinCC OA Patch Release 14

By KAASM | September 27, 2019
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Siemens ETM has released V3.16 P14. The WinCC OA download is now available via our downloads page.

WinCC OA V3.16 P13

WinCC OA Patch Release 13

By KAASM | September 12, 2019
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Siemens ETM has released V3.16 P13. View the changelog to see the new features and solved problems that have been released with WinCC OA patch 13. The WinCC OA download is now available via our KAASM downloads page.

How to Add Rulers to WinCC OA Trend Object

By KAASM | September 5, 2019
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Part of working with an open platform is being able to change or enhance out of the box functionality to meet your needs. This short tutorial will introduce and show you how to add a ruler to WinCC OA. The …

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How to Change “Came” and “Went” Alert Text

By Shawn Sandoval | August 15, 2019
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The texts for the alarm direction are defined in the WinCC OA 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 …

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WinCC OA Simulator Objects

By Shawn Sandoval | July 17, 2019
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When developing an HMI/SCADA application, sometimes you may not have access to data sources (i.e. PLC, sensors) however, you still have the need to test your io datapoint connections. In this blog post, I will quickly show you how to …

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SIMATIC 127E and Me

By Shawn Sandoval | July 9, 2019
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James and I had the chance to check out the new SIMATIC 127E Box PC this week, and we are happy to report that it packs a punch! The SIMATIC 127E is tiny and provides endless application possibilities. In this …

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Applying Object-Relational Mappers

By Shawn Sandoval | June 30, 2019
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What are Object-Relational Mappers (ORM)? To put it simply, it’s a tool that allows you to use your preferred object-oriented programming language and replace the need to write database queries. What’s the big deal? First and foremost, this makes application …

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WinCC OA S7 Plus Driver FAQ

By KAASM | June 27, 2019
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This FAQ post was written for WinCC OA version 3.16. Which type of controller and simulation can I work with? S7-1200, S7-1500 S7-1500 Software Controller PLCSIM PLCSIM Advanced Is there a performance difference compared to the old S7 driver? The …

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