Vijeo Designer 6.2 Service Pack 8

November 19, 2018

Schneider Electric

Installation Instructions
Instruction for Plugging and Unplugging Two-piece Target Machines
Registration of Vijeo Designer Runtime
Resolved Issues for All Users
Resolved Issues for SoMachine Users
How to Use Tower Light in Web Gate
Unresolved Issues for All Users

How to Install Vijeo Designer Service Pack

Installing Vijeo Designer 6.2 Service Pack 8

Vijeo Designer 6.2 Service Pack 8 Installation Instructions:

  1. Run dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. Run Vijeo_Designer_6.2_SP8.exe
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  5. Once the Service Pack installs, click Finish to complete the installation.
 

Instruction for Plugging and Unplugging Two-piece Target Machines

UNINTENDED EQUIPMENT OPERATION

When connecting and disconnecting the HMISTU or HMISCU front display module:

Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, serious injury, or equipment damage.

 

Registration of Vijeo Designer Runtime

Vijeo Designer Runtime on an HMIG5U target machine

Vijeo Designer Runtime no longer needs to be registered on an HMIG5U target machine.

 

Resolved Issues for All Users

The list below outlines the issues fixed by Vijeo Designer 6.2 Service Pack 8:

 

Editor

Vijeo Designer ended unexpectedly when run on the Windows XP operating system

Fixed an issue where under normal operation on the Windows XP operating system, Vijeo Designer would occasionally end unexpectedly.

 

An application with unrecognized grouped objects prevented duplication of target application

Fixed an issue where Vijeo Designer would end unexpectedly when duplicating a target with unrecognized grouped objects.

 

Vijeo Designer ended unexpectedly when using the Save Project As command

Fixed an issue where the Save Project As command caused Vijeo Designer to end unexpectedly.

 

Building a project failed when an application used Toolchest images

Fixed an issue where Vijeo Designer considered the names of Toolchest image objects to be invalid when building a project.

 

Building a project with a bar graph (Threshold Marks and variables Min/Max) produced compiler errors

Fixed an issue where the compiler produced an error when building projects with a bar graph set up with Threshold Marks and associated with variables using Min/Max values.

 

Flash memory calculation did not include Web Gate images

The main flash memory usage calculation in Vijeo Designer now includes images used for a customized Web Gate page.

 

Linked Objects did not update

Fixed an issue where linked objects on base panels did not update when the original linked object (template) had changed.

 

For Ethernet IP Explicit driver variables, could not set device address with Data Size of 1

Fixed an issue with the Ethernet IP Explicit driver where you could not set up variables associated with a device address with a Data Size of 1.

 

Download All did not download editor project

Fixed an issue where the Download All command to transfer files to the target machine did not include the .vdz file even though the Include Editor Project option had been selected.

 

Vijeo Designer did not release computer memory after successive builds of large projects (larger than 200 MB)

Fixed an issue where a memory leak in Vijeo Designer prevented the efficient use of computer memory when working with large projects in excess of 200 MB.

 

Upload Editor Project over USB corrupted project backed up on target machine

Fixed an issue where the project backed up on the target machine became corrupted when USB communication was interrupted while transferring the editor project over USB.

 

Importing recipe files from previous versions

Vijeo Designer 6.2 SP2 can now import recipe files from Vijeo Designer 6.2 SP1 or earlier.

To import recipes from a previous version into Vijeo Designer Runtime, first use the Data Manager Tool to convert recipe files into the latest format and then run import.

 

Structured variables in remote alarms prevented the project from building

Fixed an issue where a build error appeared for projects that displayed remote alarms (alarms of structured variables in a remote target machine).

 

On opening the instance properties of a Link object, Vijeo Designer ended unexpectedly

Fixed an issue where opening the instance properties of a Link object caused Vijeo Designer to end unexpectedly.

 

Converting a project to Vijeo Designer 6.1 SP4 or later removed user-created recipe controls

Fixed an issue where converting a 6.1 SP3 or earlier project to Vijeo Designer 6.1 SP4 or later removed user-created recipe controls from the project.

 

"The parameter is incorrect" error message appeared on compile

Resolved an issue where an error message appeared during the project compilation process.

 

Vijeo Designer ended unexpectedly on compiling a script that removed items from an empty list

Fixed an issue where Vijeo Designer would end unexpectedly when compiling a nested script that eventually removed items from an empty list.

 

Expressions with placeholder variables did not work properly

Fixed an issue where Vijeo Designer did not accept expressions that used placeholder variables that were organized inside folders.

 

In the Italian version of Vijeo Designer, the HMISCU series was listed as HMISTU

Resolved an issue where the Italian version of Vijeo Designer mistakenly listed the HMISCU series as the HMISTU series.

 

Vijeo Designer build error for a grouped object in a Link object

Fixed an issue where Vijeo Designer produced a build error when the project had a grouped object in a Link object.

 

Indirect Address setting reset after saving and re-opening a project

Resolved an issue where the settings defined for the Indirect Address property were not saved.

 

Symbol Import fails to import IODDT variables

Fixed an issue in the Symbol Import feature where IODDT variables were being ignored.

 

After exporting a language, unable to import back into the same project

Fixed an issue where an exported language could not be imported back into the same project.

 

Vijeo Designer calculation of DRAM incorrect

Fixed Vijeo Designer's calculation for DRAM usage.

 

Vijeo Designer's Language Selection Tool loaded Spanish for Portuguese

Fixed an issue where selecting Portuguese in the Language Selection Tool changed the Vijeo Designer user interface language to Spanish.

 

"The remote alarm group is not found" message appeared in project with two targets

Resolved an issue where the alarm configuration was created incorrectly in a project with two targets, each set up to display alarm data from the other target.

 

Vijeo Designer ended unexpectedly when placing a linked object on a panel

Fixed an issue whereby dropping a linked object on a panel caused Vijeo Designer to end unexpectedly.

 

Changes in order of objects on a panel is not saved

Fixed an issue where changes made using the "Move Backward" and "Move Forward" buttons for the order of objects on a panel are not saved.

 

When using Vijeo Designer in German, a dropdown field displays in French

Fixed an issue in the German version of Vijeo Designer, where a dropdown field in the link variable file selection menu is displayed in French.

 

Line Object with Color Animation is displayed in front of Numeric Display even when sent to back

Fixed an issue where a line object with color animation is displayed in front of a numeric display in Runtime even when it has been sent to back in the Editor.

 

Vijeo Designer Editor generates errors with no associated error messages

Fixed an issue where the Vijeo Designer Editor generates errors with no associated error messages. Vijeo Designer Editor now generates associated error messages.

 

Changes are not saved when copying popup panels

Fixed an issue where making multiple copies of popup panels sometimes causes changes to be lost after saving the project.

 

Main flash memory usage calculation in Buildtime is inaccurate

Fixed an issue where the Buildtime does not calculate the system usage of the main flash memory accurately.

 

Link Object properties are not updated automatically

Fixed an issue where the properties of a link object instance no longer update automatically after the project is saved.

 

Project does not compile if a Windows Default printer is used in the application

Fixed an issue where the Buildtime validation was assuming that a Windows Default printer was using COM1.

 

Vijeo Designer Online Help - HMIGTU supported drives were not listed

Added information regarding HMIGTU supported drives in the online help.

 

Vijeo Designer Online Help - file number variables

Corrected information regarding the value range of File Number variables in the Vijeo Designer online help.

 

Vijeo Designer Online Help - HMIG5U Open Box supports remote access

Corrected information regarding the support of Remote Access on HMIG5U in the Vijeo Designer online help.

 

Vijeo Designer Online Help - HMIG3U backup recovery

Corrected information regarding the recovery method for the HMIG3U in the Vijeo Designer online help.

 

Vijeo Designer Online Help - HMISCU self-download

Corrected information regarding self-download on the HMISCU in the Vijeo Designer online help.

 

Vijeo Designer Online Help - Added information about Web Gate Control backward compatibility

Added information regarding Web Gate Control's backward compatibility in the Vijeo Designer online help.

 

Modifying the Resource Library caused Vijeo Designer to exit unexpectedly

Fixed an issue where modifying the font style in the Resource Library, or editing the label in a Text resource caused Vijeo Designer to exit unexpectedly.

 

Changing target types and then compiling caused an error

Each target type has a different limitation on the number of variables you can set up with the Log User Operations on Variable option. After changing the target type, if you exceed the maximum number of variables for the particular target type, you will see an error when building the project. This is true if the project exceeds any target-specific limitation.

 

On a project with existing recipe groups, the Import All Recipe Groups operation failed

Fixed an issue where Import All Recipe Group command failed when the Replace/Add Recipes to Existing Recipe Groups option was selected.

 

Validation did not work after changing Alarm Group settings

Fixed an issue where validation did not work properly on a panel and its parts when in the Alarm Group settings, in the Number of Alarms area you cleared either the History or Log check box.

 

Modified recipes did not import properly

Fixed an issue where recipes did not import properly when an array of external variables were added.

 

Importing linked variables failed

When you use Vijeo Designer reserved words for the names of variables, those variables cannot be imported.

 

Changing the target type unexpectedly changed the font

Fixed an issue where the font type in a text object changed when changing the target type from iPC to one of the embedded target types, such as HMIG5U.

 

No warning message when recipes incompatible

There is now a warning message when modifications to a project causes incompatibility between Vijeo Designer Runtime and its build-time editor.

 

Vijeo Designer exited abruptly when importing SoMachine symbols (xml file)

Fixed an issue where Vijeo Designer exited unexpectedly while importing a xml file that was exported from SoMachine 4.2 as a Symbol List with Enumeration.

 

Bit Toggle operation did not work with structured variables

Fixed an issue where the Bit Toggle operation did not work in a structure when elements in a linked symbol file were not shared.

 

Variables exceeding the maximum length in recipes produced compiler errors

Fixed an issue where the compiler produced an error when ingredient labels in the recipe exceeded 32 characters.

 

Updating the Vijeo Designer variable list took an exceedingly long amount of time

Fixed an issue where it took an exceedingly long amount of time to update the variable list after changes were made to symbols.

 

Download option deleted security data when Preserve Runtime Data was enabled

Fixed an issue where the download option deleted security data even though Preserve Runtime Data was enabled. This issue occurred on iPC target machines when the user application was stored in a secondary drive.

 

Exporting and Importing projects from Vijeo Designer is upgraded.

You can now export projects from Vijeo Designer integrated with SoMachine and import into a standalone version of Vijeo Designer.

 

Vijeo Designer Online Help - RSLogix 5000 Firmware version 13 or later is supported.

Fixed an issue in the Vijeo Designer online help so that it now informs users that RSLogix 5000 Firmware version 13 or later is supported.

 

Vijeo Designer Online Help - Installing Web Gate to the server

Updated the Vijeo Designer online help so that it now explains that the client files are required when installing Web Gate to the server (on the Main drive as defined in the Data Locations) or when installing Web Gate’s ActiveX control.

 

Vijeo Designer Online Help - XBTGT1100 and XBTGT1130 are not supported

Fixed an issue in the Vijeo Designer online help so that XBTGT1100 and XBTGT1130 are now removed from the supported target machine list.

 

Fixed Zelio/Millenium driver manual for HMISTO and HMIGTO connections

Fixed the cable diagram information in Vijeo Designer’s Zelio/Millenium driver manual for HMISTO and HMIGTO connections.

 

Fixed Omron Sysmac Link (Sysmac Way) (SIO) driver manual for XBTGT2000 Series or higher connections.

Fixed the cable diagram information in Vijeo Designer’s Omron Sysmac Link (Sysmac Way) (SIO) driver manual for XBTGT2000 Series or higher connections.

 

Trend graphs did not display decimal point values properly

Fixed an issue where trend graphs did not display decimal point values properly for its minimum and maximum amounts when working with European regions/languages.

 

Target machine stopped running after changing the variable data type

Fixed an issue where the target machine stopped running after changing the variable data type from Integer to Float and downloaded again.

 

Unable to open Vijeo Designer projects created in a previous version on Windows 7 64-bit OS

Fixed an issue where projects created in previous versions of Vijeo Designer could not be opened in Vijeo Designer installed on Windows 7 64-bit operating system.

 

Vijeo Designer allowed users to set up Uni-Telway drivers to multiple serial ports

Fixed an issue where designers could add a Uni-Telway driver to serial port 1 and serial port 2. Vijeo Designer's Uni-Telway device driver can only be used with one serial port at a time.

 

Vijeo Designer could not work with SoMachine symbol using Name Space attribute

Fixed SoMachine/Vijeo Designer so they detect variables with empty name spaces and generate validation errors.

 

Vijeo Designer ended unexpectedly with Print Form operation

Fixed an issue where Vijeo Designer would end unexpectedly when using a switch set up with the Print Form operation.

 

Unable to use Time Display with 24:00 format

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Updating linked objects that included particular drawings caused build to fail

Fixed an issue where updating multiple linked objects with the same polyline, polygon, bezier curve, meter, bar graph, or alarm summary on a base panel prevented the application from building.

 

Installing service packs on full version of Vijeo Designer 6.2 failed

Fixed the issue on Windows 10 where you could not install some service packs successfully when a full version of Vijeo Designer 6.2 was already installed.

 

Corrected online help for support of Profibus DP Slave communication

Corrected online help to correctly identify which target machines support Profibus DP Slave communication.

 

Vijeo Designer (Chinese version) unable to set high/low byte order or strings with Modbus Slave device driver

Fixed an issue in the Chinese version of Vijeo Designer where you could not successfullly define the byte order of characters associated with the Modbus Slave device driver. No matter what you set up, it always used low byte first.

 

Online help showed support by HMISTU series for USB tower light

Corrected information in the online help that indicated the HMISTU series supported the USB Tower Light.

 

Default values in Zelio Device Driver Configuration

Corrected the default values in the Zelio Device Driver Configuration for its Receive Time Out (1 second) and Transmission Wait Time (50 milliseconds).

 

Corrupted characters in French online help ("'" instead of single quotation mark)

Rebuilt the French online help so the single quotation mark displays correctly instead of using its HTML entity code.

 

Recipe Control ID and Index numbering

Fixed an issue with the Recipe Control ID and index values so they are referenced correctly and do not cause the editor to exit unexpectedly.

 

HMIG5U/HMIG5U2 project with 80 equipment

Fixed an issue so the Vijeo Designer editor can now build a target set up with up to 80 equipment.

 

Profibus not supported by HMIGTU

Corrected the online help so it now indicates HMIGTU does not support the Profibus protocol.

 

Imported variables associated with Recipe Controls not updated properly

Fixed an issue with the Update Link feature so you can update the link even with Recipe Control variables.

 

Upgrading version 4.4 to 6.2 caused issues

Fixed an issue so you can now successfully upgrade a version 4.4 project to version 6.2 so the project can open successfully.

 

Downloading large projects stored on secondary drive

Fixed an issue so you can now successfully download large project files even when stored on a secondary drive.

 

Meter Graph part does not work with 270 °

Fixed the Meter Graph so it now properly displays 270 ° as either the Start or End angle.

 

Validating script with extra line breaks at the end

Fixed an issue where validating a script with extra line breaks in key areas of the script caused the application to exit unexpectedly.

 

Could not import variables exported as CSV or TXT

Fixed an issue with the Export Variables command when exporting as a CSV or TXT file, which could not be re-imported into the editor.

 

Integer array variables in script

Fixed an issue in scripts so you can now work with internal integer array variables and assign array values.

 

File System download and retentive variables

Fixed an the error that occurred when using File System download to update a project on the target machine after either enabling or disabling the retentive feature in variables.

 

Adding recipe ingredients caused Vijeo Designer to exit unexpectedly

Fixed an issue that caused Vijeo Designer to exit unexpectedly when adding new recipe ingredients.

 

Unable to use Toolchest-Templates-Equipment

Fixed an issue so you can now use objects from the Toolchest’s Templates/Equipment folder.

 

Data Transfer Tool command line did not support domain names

Fixed an issue with the Data Transfer Tool so it can now use from the command line domain names defined in the Windows hosts file.

 

Min/Max fields disabled in the Variable Properties dialog box

Fixed an issue in the Variable Properties dialog box where the Min/Max fields were sometimes mistakenly grayed out and unavailable for editing.

 

Changing target machine from HMIG3U to HMIG5U caused error 2223

Fixed an issue with the Daylight Saving Time property which displayed error 2223 when changing target types from HMIG3U to HMIG5U.

 

Switch Settings dialog box does not display fully in Simplified Chinese OS

Fixed an issue so Windows operating systems with the Simplified Chinese locale now display the Switch Settings dialog box properly.

 

User documentation – maximum number of variables logged in a target

Fixed the online help so it correctly displays the recommended maximum number of variables you can log on HMIGTO target machines.

 

User documentation – HMIGTO and mouse

Documented performance issues for using a mouse on HMIGTO target machines.

 

Upload Recipes did not operate properly

Fixed an issue with the Upload Recipes command so when you click the Replace existing recipes option more than once, it correctly uploads and replaces existing recipes.

 

 

Run Time

When starting Vijeo Designer Runtime, SRAM is missing error message appeared

Fixed an issue where the SRAM detection mechanism was reporting the wrong state on very specific embedded iPCs.

 

Vijeo Designer Runtime did not back up alarm data on generic PCs

Fixed an issue where alarm data did not back up properly on PCs even though the Backup Alarm Group property was Enabled.

 

Copy Data to Drive command to retrieve dynamic alarms produced an error

Fixed an issue so an error message does not appear anymore on using the Copy Data to Drive command, with the Delete Selected files After Copying option selected, on dynamic alarms.

 

PacDrive communication prevented Vijeo Designer Runtime from closing properly on iPCs

Fixed an issue where the Exit Runtime action on iPCs would not exit Vijeo Designer Runtime properly, when the project was communicating with PacDrive equipment.

 

_FileTransferStatus system variable did not indicate an error

Fixed an issue where the _FileTransferStatus system variable did not indicate an error when the source or destination drive was unavailable on execution of either the Copy Data to Drive or Copy Data from Drive command.

 

Could not save events after reattaching USB stick

Fixed an issue where saving an event log no longer worked after detaching and reattaching a USB stick or card reader (optional/secondary drive) where the event log was stored.

 

Reference variable values could not display at run time

Fixed an issue where reference variable values occasionally did not display when navigating quickly between two panels with reference variables.

 

Vijeo Designer displayed invalid values for variables associated with Siemens S7-1200 controller device addresses

Fixed an issue where variables associated with a non-symbolic DB in the Siemens S7-1200 controller did not display their proper values.

 

HMIGTO freezes when navigating between two panels quickly

Fixed an issue where switch objects overlaid with other switches with Visibility animation applied to them could cause the target machine to freeze on a panel change.

 

Historical Alarm Summary was unable to acknowledge all active alarms

Fixed an issue where the ackAll() command failed to acknowledge all active alarms in a Historical Alarm Summary.

 

HMIS85 Display Module did not display transparency properly

Fixed an issue so the HMISCU's HMIS85 display module now shows transparency settings correctly for images.

 

Uni-Telway communication on COM1 and COM2

Fixed an issue where COM2 failed to work if both COM1 and COM2 were programmed to use the Uni-Telway protocol.

 

Error Code 4030H displayed for Melsec QnU TCP driver

Fixed an issue so error code 4030H does not display unnecessarily when polling R and ZR registers on Melsec PLCs with the QnU Ethernet TCP driver.

 

IDS did not display array variable values correctly in IDS Explorer

Fixed an issue so IDS now correctly displays array variable values in the IDS Explorer.

 

When the value of _CurPanelID system variable is read from a retentive variable, HMIGTO failed to load panel on startup

Fixed an issue where the HMIGTO displayed a blank screen on startup, which occurred when the _CurPanelID system variable read the value from a variable that was set as retentive, and that variable's initial value was zero.

 

Alarm log files had incorrect Date Modified property

Fixed an issue where the alarm CSV log file had an incorrect value in the Date Modified property when the value of the _Day system variable was greater than 15.

 

Visibility animation did not work with numeric displays nested in a grouped object

Fixed an issue where Visibility animation did not work with a numeric display if it was in a grouped object.

 

Lost event logging records after restarting the target machine

Fixed an issue where the target machine did not load records from the event logging cache file after restarting the target machine.

 

Target machines did not read barcodes properly if backlight was off

Fixed an issue where target machines did not read barcodes properly if the barcode was scanned while the backlight was off.

 

Enabling Alarm Backup feature prevented events from being backed up in SRAM

Resolved an issue where events configured in an application were not backed up to SRAM when the Alarm Backup feature was enabled.

 

Image Resources did not apply Transparent colors

Resolved an issue where Image Resources did not apply transparent color settings to filter unwanted colors.

 

Unable to write to ELAU PLC device addresses after target machine recovers from communication error

Fixed an issue that occurred after the target machine recovered from a communication error with a ELAU PLC. The target machine was unable to write to variables associated with ELAU PLC device addresses.

 

Data logging record created unexpectedly when 0 (false) written to Interlock variable

Fixed an issue where data logging ran unexpectedly when a value of 0 (false) was written to the data logging group's Interlock variable.

 

Communication error between HMIGTO and M1E 981030 Momentum PLC

Fixed an issue where the "Failed to Receive Socket" error message appeared periodically when the HMIGTO was connected to a M1E 981030 Momentum PLC over Modbus TCP.

 

Changing a Profibus address from the configuration menu caused the target machine to freeze

Fixed an issue where the target machine froze after changing a Profibus address from the Vijeo Designer Runtime configuration menu's IO Manager.

 

User Manager Toolchest part did not list new users

Fixed an issue where new users created at run time did not display in the User Manager Toolchest part when security was set to either Password or Fingerprint.

 

HMI Web Server freezes on some network configurations

Fixed an issue where the HMI Web server freezes on certain network configurations, causing the HMI to be unreachable via Web Gate.

 

Web Gate displayed Access Denied error for SoMachine variables

Fixed an issue where Web Gate displayed an Access Denied error on changing the value of SoMachine variables, even though the operation was successful.

 

Downloading to HMISCU target type failed in SoMachine

Fixed an issue where after restarting the target machine, SoMachine's Multiple Download command failed to download to HMISCU target types.

 

File System download failed to update HMIGTO run time

Fixed an issue where the run time on HMIGTO target types failed to update when using the File System download method.

 

Vijeo Designer had a spelling error in French version

Fixed a spelling error in the French display of Vijeo Designer that appeared on the target machine.

 

%Q and %I variables display error at run time

Fixed an issue where %Q and %I variables generated "The specific address is invalid" message which occurred when the first I/O bit in the defined address was not used on the current panel.

 

Transparent colors did not display properly in the Multi-Platform Browser

Fixed an issue where the Multi-Platform Browser did not display transparent colors properly.

 

Incorrect message displayed in some languages on connecting to Common Security Server

Fixed an issue where the incorrect message displayed (for French, German, and Spanish) when connecting to a common security server.

 

V6.1 SP4 Runtime from Multiple Installation of Vijeo Designer does not work with V6.1 SP4 Runtime from Standalone Installation

Fixed an issue where the V6.1 SP4 Runtime from the Multiple Installation of Vijeo Designer does not work with the V6.1 SP4 Runtime from the Standalone Installation, causing errors in the Vijeo Designer Editor.

 

Web Gate Connection times out when routed through an ADSL modem

Fixed an issue where the Web Gate connection times out when routed through an ADSL modem.

 

Runtime error appears after rebooting biometric switch

Fixed an issue where rebooting the biometric switch sometimes results in a Runtime error during initialization.

 

Error in Web Gate when project contains a diagnostic alarm group

Fixed an issue where Web Gate displays the error "Access to the variable was denied by the server" if the project contains a diagnostic alarm group.

 

"Invalid RAM section was found" error occurs in Web Gate

Fixed an issue where the Web Gate connection times out prematurely and causes the error "Invalid RAM section was found" in Web Gate.

 

Event Summary displays incorrect event records after rebooting target machine

Fixed an issue where old event records replace newer records in the Event Summary after the target machine is rebooted.

 

XBTGT7340 with Control freezes on startup

Fixed an issue where the target machine appears to be frozen on startup if there is a large number of symbols shared with the PLC.

 

Momentary On switch remains in active state for Web Gate after releasing the press on the switch

Fixed an issue that prevented the release notification from getting to the Web Gate client.

 

Retentive variables on Vijeo Designer Runtime for Generic PC do not retain values

Fixed an issue where the simulated SRAM was incorrectly being used.

 

Application halts due to access violation associated with the XY-Plot graph

Fixed an issue with the XY-Plot graph where it repeatedly allocated memory each time it was loaded.

 

Target Simulation exits when using Parison Graph

Fixed an issue that would cause target simulation to exit abruptly if a Parison Graph was on the panel.

 

Invalid File error on recipe SEND command

Fixed an issue where a recipe SEND command would return an invalid file error when the secondary drive was not connected.

 

Unable to access System Login from Function Keys

Fixed an issue where Secure Object Behaviour would not work with Function Keys.

 

PC memory not released after a project build

Fixed an issue in Windows 7 that caused system memory used by Vijeo Designer to increase after a project build.

 

HMIG3U freezes when objects are placed at the bottom edge of the panel

Fixed an issue where the HMIG3U target machine freezes when it is used with the HMIDT551 or HMIDT651 display, and objects are placed at the bottom edge of the panel.

 

Sending event files as an attachment via email fails

Fixed an issue where sending email with an event file as "the most recent file by date" fails.

 

Vijeo Designer 6.2 or later did not communicate with PLC

Fixed an issue where communication with a Siemens PL7 platform PLC failed using Vijeo Designer Runtime version 6.2 or later.

 

HMIG3U performance improvement (reaction time)

Fixed an issue so the HMIG3U now displays the popup keypad for a numeric display faster than the HMIGTO.

 

HMIG3U performance improvement (change panel)

Performance of change panel operation on the HMIG3U is now equivalent to XBTGT7340.

 

HMIGTU performance improvement (screen display)

Improved the performance and readability of screens on the HMIGTU target machine by changing the configuration on the graphics card.

 

HMIGTO stopped when using the image viewer

Fixed an issue so that the HMIGTO target machine continues functioning after taking a snapshot and loading the image viewer.

 

Dynamically indexed arrays in Color Animation

Fixed an issue where Color animation could not evaluate expressions such as myArray[index] && BOOL01.

 

Updating run time on HMIG5U failed

Fixed an issue where updating the run time and downloading the project to the HMIG5U failed on the first attempt.

 

Network settings on the Vijeo Designer

Fixed an issue where manually configured DNS server settings were not configured properly when the DHCP option was selected.

 

Run time crashes due to memory allocation issue

Fixed a drawing issue to release memory correctly in the Java layers.

 

Siemens MPI communication failed on S7-200 at 19200 or 9600 bps baud rate

Fixed an issue where communication at 19200 or 9600 bps failed between the HMIG3U and Siemens S7-200 PLC.

 

Siemens S7-1200, S7-200 and S7-300 did not write to String variables properly

Fixed an issue where Siemens S7-1200, S7-200 and S7-300 PLCs did not write to Vijeo Designer String variables properly.

 

Touch and hold Touch actions on the HMIG5U did not run in a timely manner

Fixed an issue where actions associated with touching and holding down a switch on the HMIG5U did not run in a timely manner at run time.

 

Downloading a project sometimes failed on HMIG3U

Fixed an issue that occurred when downloading a project, where the HMIG3U produced a communication error and stopped running.

 

Retentive variables did not store previous value on restarting the HMIG5U

Fixed an issue where the HMIG5U target machine failed to restore the previous value of retentive variables after restarting when the value was entered from the target machine.

 

Added support for PCL3 printer on HMIGTU

Fixed an issue so that the HMIGTU now supports PCL3 printers.

 

Target machine stopped working after trying to play an audio file in the wrong format

Fixed an issue where the target machine stopped operating after trying to play an audio file that did not match the configured format.

 

Firewall prevented downloading a project to the HMIG5U

Fixed an issue where downloading a project to a HMIG5U target machine via Ethernet failed when it had to pass through a firewall.

 

Changing the target IP address on the target machine disrupted communication

Fixed an issue where communication was disrupted and could not be automatically restored after changing the target IP address on a target machine.

 

Values from 2-dimensional array variables did not display properly on the target machine

Fixed an issue where values of 2-dimensional array variables displayed as 0 on the target machine.

 

HMIG3U target machine displayed extra colored lines

Fixed an issue where the HMIG3U target machine displayed extra colored lines due to multiple grouped objects.

 

HMIG5U where a system message displayed incorrectly

Fixed an issue on the HMIG5U where a system message displayed incorrectly about the SRAM device, after using the Runtime Installer.

 

Changing the name of SoMachine PLC device

You can now change the name of SoMachine PLC device names at run time.

 

Incompatible platforms message appears

Fixed an issue that caused an incompatible platforms message when using the Runtime Installer.

 

Restarting of Vijeo Designer Runtime was not properly done

Fixed an issue that prevented Vijeo Designer Runtime from starting right away on the HMIG5U after restarting the target machine.

 

Target machine stopped running after a period of time

Fixed an issue that caused the target machine to stop running after a period of time due to constant changes of the PLC IP address at run time.

 

Printer connection was not successfully restored

Fixed an issue at run time where the printer connection was not successfully restored after disconnecting the printer (USB-PIO, LPR, or IPP) in the middle of printing.

 

Communication performance degraded when using Color Animation

Fixed an issue where communication performance degraded when using Color Animation with the [Invisible when in invalid state] option selected on many objects.

 

Dynamic IP addresses for PLCs did not change correctly

Fixed an issue where dynamic IP addresses for PLCs did not change correctly at run time when multiple PLCs were initialized with the same address.

 

HMIGTO displayed the Loading Runtime screen and failed to start

Fixed an issue where the HMIGTO displayed the Loading Runtime screen and failed to start after downloading a project with the Backup Alarm Group feature enabled with 1000 History and 100 Log alarm records.

 

Changing the time (hours) produced unexpected results

Fixed an issue in the Vijeo Designer Runtime so that changing the time (hours) produces the expected result.

 

Pop up windows caused the target machine to stop running.

Fixed an issue where constantly popping up windows in a project with external variables caused the target machine to stop running.

 

HMIDT651 display module's change panel operations were not properly done

Fixed an issue with the HMIDT651 display module where change panel operations either displayed the same initial screen or no screen at all (black screen).

 

Momentary switches operated haphazardly on HMIGTU

Identified a workaround for HMIG5U target machines where Momentary switches operated haphazardly. From the configuration menu, disable Right-click when press and hold, and right-click for features such as pen and touch.

 

Editing an XBTGT target application that used security groups caused problems at start up

Fixed an issue where the XBTGT target machine did not start correctly when the user application had security groups, and when the user application was edited in Vijeo Designer and downloaded again.

 

Users unable to log in even though valid user name and password provided

Fixed an issue where the run time failed to load security information properly, preventing valid users from logging in.

 

User-defined String data types do not work on the CompactLogix controller

Fixed an issue where user-defined String data types in the CompactLogix controller did not work properly with Vijeo Designer.

 

Time set mechanism on HMISCU causes time drift

Fixed an issue on the HMISCU so that it more accurately gets the date/time from the PLC to set its clock.

 

Quality of screenshots is poor when sent via email

Fixed an issue that occurred when the user sent screenshots via email when the HMI was busy.

 

Loading recipes from the LMC PAC drive causes HMI to stop working

Fixed an issue where repeated loading recipes from the LMC drive causes the target machine to stop working.

 

More than 16 email requests in queue

Fixed an issue that slowed the target machine due to emails stacked up in its queue.

 

Target machine takes more time to start up second time around

Fixed an issue where the target machine took longer than expected to start up when its user application was set up to generate runtime data.

 

M580 PLC and Modbus TCP communication failed when using HSBY_INFO (Hot Standby Information)

Fixed an issue where enabling Hot Standby information on the Modbus TCP driver caused communication with the M580 PLC to fail so it could not access values in PLC devices.

 

Alarm Banner message continued displaying even though alarm was cleared

Fixed an issue where an alarm banner displayed an alarm from Unity's diagnostic alarm and continued to display even though the diagnostic alarm was cleared.

 

HMIG5U and Enhanced Write Filter (EWF)

Added information to the HMIG5U Help Guide about how to work with the EWF on the HMIG5U.

 

HMISCU exits unexpectedly and displays PreInit failure error

Fixed an issue with SRAM synchronization of alarms and other data that prevented the HMISCU to start up after a power failure.

 

Vijeo Designer Runtime was unable to copy log files or screen shots to USB

Fixed an issue where the Copy Data to Drive operation set up on a switch failed to copy recorded log files or screen shots to a connected USB storage device.

 

NVRAM now supported for use as SRAM on iPC target machines

You can now configure NVRAM as a drive on HMIPSP and HMIPSO iPC target machines and use it for simulated SRAM.

 

HMI occasionally stopped working

Fixed an issue where a HMI stopped working unexpectedly due to the internal timer stopping.

 

Momentary touch operations on iPC target machines

Fixed an issue where iPC target machines running Windows(R) failed to process momentary touch operations at start up.

 

Multiple targets in project including HMIGTO

Fixed an issue where sending remote alarms through a datasharing client caused applications on HMIGTO to end unexpectedly.

 

License of Vijeo Designer Runtime expires on iPC target machines

Fixed an issue on iPC target machines where the Vijeo Designer Runtime license expired after a period of time.

 

Vijeo Designer Runtime stops working on iPC target machines with simulated SRAM

Fixed an issue on iPC target machines regarding the feature for simulating SRAM by mapping data onto a physical drive.

 

Constantly saving recipes caused Vijeo Designer Runtime to stop unexpectedly

If you created an application that saved recipe data repeatedly every second, eventually it caused Vijeo Designer Runtime to stop unexpectedly. This issue has now been resolved.

 

Alarms erased when receiving alarms from a remote target

Fixed an issue where sometimes alarms were erased on a HMI when it received alarms from a remote HMI. You can set up this sort of user application when you have multiple targets set up in a single project.

 

Self download does not work with SD cards formatted in 512 byte units

Identified an issue with improperly formatted SD cards, which should be formatted using FAT32 and unit sizes of 2 KB or more. SD cards formatted with a unit size of 512 bytes will not work with Vijeo Designer.

 

Request queue overflow. Too many write operation message on HMIGTO target machine

Fixed an issue on the HMIGTO, so that the "Request queue overflow. Too many write operation." message would not display after communication with associated equipment was diconnected and then reconnected.

 

Change panel performance issues in system with multiple PacDrive and multiple HMI

Fixed an issue where the performance for change panel operations deteriorated in projects with multiple PacDrive equipment and multiple HMI, and so communication would also fail.

 

Ethernet download of a project to HMIG3U causes Ethernet port to fail

Fixed an issue where downloading over Ethernet caused the Ethernet port on HMIG3U to deactivate if the IP address remained with its default address (0.0.0.0).

 

Scheduled tasks did not run based on the time condition

Fixed an issue where on the rare occasion a scheduled task failed to run if based on a condition looking at the seconds portion of the target machine's internal clock.

 

Text strings with Siemens S7-300/400/1200 series PLC missing last 2 characters

Fixed an issue where the last two characters were dropped when reading and writing text strings to and from a Siemens 300/400/1200 series PLC.

 

Slow connection to Web Gate caused "Application has halted" message

Fixed an issue where a slow connection to the Web Gate server caused a timeout so you could not download and view the associated HMI project.

 

Text strings with Siements S7-200 series PLC

Fixed an issue where the String function did not work properly with the Siemens S7 Ethernet protocol on a S7-200 series PLC.

 

Vijeo Designer Runtime failed to start up in Traditional Chinese

Fixed an issue where Vijeo Designer Runtime failed to start when the runtime system language was set to Traditional Chinese.

 

Unable to modify PLC node names in the configuration menu of the S-Panel Performance iPC

Fixed an issue on the S-Panel Performance iPC where changes to the names of PLC nodes did get applied to the user application.

 

In Device Simulation, @sys, @stats, and @prop address formats caused application to exit unexpectedly

Fixed an issue that caused Vijeo Designer to exit unexpectedly when using the @sys, @stats, or @prop address formats in Device Simulation.

 

Multi-Platform Browser failed to display Polish language fonts correctly

Fixed an issue so the Multi-Platform browser, which is a Toolchest part, can now display European characters that are not part of the ASCII character set.

 

Unable to control panel brightness on the iPC

Fixed an issue so you can now control the panel brightness on HMIPSP and HMIPSO iPC target machines.

 

Web Gate unable to start up with too many remote alarms

Fixed an issue on Web Gate that occurred when the user application was set up with multiple remote alarms groups and associated variables that exceeded 15.

 

Modbus Plus device driver unavailable for HMIBSO and HMIBSU target machines

Fixed an issue so you can now configure the Modbus Plus device driver for HMIBSO and HMIBSU target machines.

 

Screen snapshots were stored with incorrect timestamp

Fixed an issue that stored screen snapshots with the incorrect date/time stamp. This made it difficult to identify the correct image for logging of records.

 

Due to changing alarm records, downloading using File System caused application to halt

Fixed an issue that prevented Vijeo Designer Runtime from starting up when the alarm records between the current user application and alarm data stored in SRAM did not match.

 

Printing forms with Vijeo-S Albany font and PDF Creator

Fixed an issue with printing forms with PDF Creator and the Vijeo-S Albany font, which produced unexpected print output.

 

Table forms sent via email did not display borders correctly

Fixed an issue where forms send by email did not display the border lines around tables correctly.

 

Corrupted alarm records in SRAM prevented application from running

Fixed an issue so during startup alarm records in SRAM are now validated and corrected (if possible).

 

File System download from Vijeo Designer 6.1 could corrupt HMIGTO PV10

Fixed an issue so you can use File System download to install a Vijeo Designer 6.1 user application on the HMIGTO PV10.

 

After powering up PLC and HMI, USB communication failed

Fixed an issue that caused USB communication between the PLC and HMI to fail after powering up both units at the same time.

 

Bar graph displays fill incorrectly on HMIGTO target machines

Fixed an issue so the bar graph displays the value resulting from expressions with variables in an equation correctly.

 

Duplicate/overlapping IP addresses for target machine Ethernet ports

Fixed an issue so users are now prevented from setting up duplicate or overlapping IP addresses for dual Ethernet ports on the target machine, which could lead to communication errors. If duplicate or overlapping IP addresses are set up in the Configuration menu, it will result in a system message.

 

Modbus error code (22H - 0083H) for UMAS variables

Fixed a communication issue that occurred when using Modbus UMAS variables with a bit offset value of 255.

 

HMIG3U and Siemens S7-200 communication using MPI protocol with baud rate of 9600 bps

Fixed a communication issue between the HMIG3U target machine and Siemens S7-200 using the MPI protocol with a baud rate of 9600 bps. The wait times for sending/receiving data to/from a PLC should be configured and tested as they could cause unexpected behavior to the communication.

 

Resizing Internet Explorer window while Web Gate is running freezes the display

Fixed an issue in the Web Gate drawing function that could cause the display to stop on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 when the Internet Explorer windows is resized.

 

Downloading project to HMIGTO target machines over USB cable

Fixed an issue so you can now successfully download a project from Vijeo Designer to a HMIGTO target machine with a USB cable.

 

HMI cannot restore connection with PLC equipment after disconnecting from network

Fixed an issue where the HMI could not restore connections to communication equipment after the Ethernet cable was disconnected from, then reconnected to, the HMI.

 

Wireless download did not work with Windows 8.1 or Windows 10

Fixed an issue where an Ethernet download from Vijeo Designer to the target machine did not work over a wireless network connection in Windows 8.1 Professional and in Windows 10. This fix also affects the Runtime Installation tool, and sending and receiving data with the Data Manager as well as command line data transfers.

 

Printing text on RS-232C port

Fixed the text print output on the RS-232C port.

 

5000+ alarm/event logging files in a folder

Fixed an issue where the run time exited unexpectedly when there were 5000 or more alarm/event logging files in a folder.

 

Barcode reader missing data during scanning

Fixed an issue with the barcode scanner driver where it dropped some data during scanning of some bar codes.

 

AckAll command on alarm groups

Fixed an issue where running the ackAll command on an alarm group failed to acknowledge all active alarms associated with the alarmgroup.

 

Simulation window always full screen

Fixed an issue where running Simulation on a project with any of the embedded HMI platforms caused the simulation window to always display full screen.

 

Writing bool values to M register on Mitsubishi Melsec QNU PLC

Fixed an issue where the run time failed to write bool values to a M register on a Mitsubishi Melsec QNU PLC.

 

Writing string values to PLC with Rockwell Native protocol

Fixed an issue where writing strings from the HMI to a PLC with the Rockwell Native protocol produced unexpected results.

 

Improved alarm file access performance

Added the option of using single or multiple folders for alarms. The multiple folders option has improved alarm file access performance.

 

Rockwell EIP communication interrupted

Fixed an issue whereby updating the PLC program for projects set up with external variables associated with Rockwell EIP equipment broke the link between the variables and equipment.

 

HMIS5T new main drive

Added support for the new HMIS5T with new main drive.

 

Logging out from Security caused script error

Fixed an issue with logging out from security that produced repeated script error messages.

 

Meter Graph part does not work with 270 °

Fixed the Meter Display so it now properly displays 270 ° as either the Start or End angle.

 

Touch performance of Momentary Switches

Improved the performance of touch operations on a Momentary switch that is also set up with the beep function.

 

Remote monitoring with TeamViewer

Fixed an issue that caused the run time to exit unexpectedly after using TeamViewer to log in to the HMI.

 

Alarm message did not display in Alarm Summary

Fixed an issue where a popup window triggered by an alarm action prevented the alarm message from displaying in the alarm summary object.

 

Active alarms and change screen operations caused project and error messages

Fixed a communication issue that caused project and error messages when using datasharing between projects with alarms triggered over and over again on the datasharing server target machine, while changing screens on the datasharing client target machine.

 

Synchronizing HMIGTO clock with PLC caused target machine to freeze

Fixed an issue with the run time that caused the HMIGTO target machine to freeze and display daylight saving time messages when frequently synchronizing the clock on the target machine with the PLC clock.

 

Auto-logout script caused script error

Fixed an issue with the automatic logout script that caused a script error to appear every second.

 

Straight lines on the editor appeared bent at run time

Fixed an issue where short line objects – drawn on a screen – appeared bent on the target machine.

 

Variable set up on Illuminated Switch did not work on screen change

Fixed an issue so that even if you change screens, the variable set up in the Illuminated Switch is actively monitored and lights on the Illuminated Switch are updated accordingly.

 

Two different arrays with variable index value

Fixed an issue where two different array index references with variables as the index number in an expression now evaluate properly.

 

Serial bar code reader failed to read string with 31 characters

Fixed an issue so that you can now connect serial bar code readers to read character strings 31 characters long.

 

Momentary switch sometimes performed like a toggle switch

Fixed an issue with variables in Momentary switches so the switch now performs On Touch and On Release operations correctly.

 

Close current popup window with decision operation

Fixed an issue so you can now close the current popup window by using a decision operation.

 

Modbus TCP communication issue (error code 8088h)

Fixed the PLC returned error code 8088h message that appeared with the Modbus TCP device driver.

 

 

Data Manager

Vijeo Designer Runtime unable to start up when set up with 20 security user groups and Data Manager set up with Anonymous

Fixed an issue so Vijeo Designer Runtime can start up even though you set up 20 security user groups and an Anonymous user in the Data Manager.

 

Data Manager could not connect to target machine when Password Management was enabled

Fixed an issue where the Data Manager failed to connect to a target machine set up with Password Management enabled in its Target Security properties.

 

 

Vijeo Design'Air, Vijeo Design'Air Plus and Web Gate

Vijeo Design'Air and Vijeo Designer'Air Plus did not run on some Android devices

Fixed an issue where Vijeo Design'Air and Vijeo Designer'Air Plus failed to launch on certain Android devices such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3.

 

Vijeo Designer Online Help - HMISCU support of Vijeo Design'Air Plus

Corrected information regarding HMISCU support of Vijeo Design'Air Plus in the Vijeo Designer online help.

 

Web Gate would not run after starting Web Gate

Fixed an issue where Web Gate would not run anymore after starting Web Gate from Internet Explorer then closing Internet Explorer.

 

Vijeo Design'Air uses more data than expected

Fixed an issue where sometimes as much as two times the normal amount of data was exchanged between the computer and tablet when the tablet was using a higher screen resolution than the computer.

 

Vijeo Design'Air users can now configure the connection timeout

Added a setting (Retry timeout) to Vijeo Design'Air so users can customize the amount of time Vijeo Design'Air will continue trying to connect to the server over the network.

 

Resolved Issues for SoMachine Users

Unable to write to the target machine with Modbus IO scanner

The communication between a M238 (master) and three slaves (a HMISTU855 and two ATV12 drives) when trying to write to the target machine would fail. This issue was only present when all three slaves were on the Modbus IO Scanner and is now fixed.

 

HMISCU did not properly show on SoMachine Gateway when behind a router

Fix an issue where the HMISCU target type did not appear on the SoMachine Gateway scan when it was behind a router.

 

Function blocks display unexpected values on the target machine

Fixed an issue so that there are no unexpected values when variables are used directly from function blocks.

 

Time between SoMachine and the HMI are not the same

Fixed an issue where the system time between the SoMachine PLC and Vijeo Designer Runtime shifted by a few seconds every day. The time for each is now synchronized.

 

Vijeo Designer project lost when upgrading to SoMachine V4.1

Fixed an issue where the Vijeo Designer project was lost on upgrading from SoMachine 3.1 to SoMachine 4.1.

 

HMIG3U target machine with SoMachine stopped operating

Fixed an issue where the HMIG3U target machine with SoMachine stopped operating when it worked with floating point numbers associated with registers on the PLC.

 

A error occurs when updating linked variables from SoMachine applications

Fixed an issue that occurred when updating linked variables from SoMachine applications with a Vijeo Designer project. On import, previous and unused user data types are now deleted.

 

You can link boolean or bit type variables from SoMachine 4.3.

Fixed an issue so that you can now link boolean or bit type variables from SoMachine 4.3 + Vijeo Designer V6.2 SP5.0.

 

VJD62SP3.1 Recipes not preserved after performing a Download All

Fixed an issue where VJD62SP3.1 Recipes not preserved after performing a Download All

 

HMIGTU experienced a communication failure

Fixed an issue where HMIGTU experienced a communication failure after updating to SoMachine Motion to version 4.2.

 

Communication between HMI and PLC lost after online changes from SoMachine

Fixed an issue where the HMI displayed "Symbols not defined" and could not communicate with the PLC after using SoMachine to make online changes to the program.

 

Data Dictionary did not work with reference variables

Fixed an issue where the Data Dictionary feature for online modifications on the PLC did not work with reference variables.

 

SRAM usage calculations did not match Vijeo Designer

Updated SRAM usage calculation in SoMachine 4.2 so it matches the calculation for Vijeo Designer standalone version.

 

ReadVAR function did not read HMISCU data correctly

Fixed an issue with the ReadVAR function so you can now read all the data from a specified block of device addresses from the HMISCU.

 

How to Use Tower Light in Web Gate

To use the Tower Light feature in Web Gate, you must manually set the Data Sharing property for each of the Tower Light system variables to Read/Write. After you have set the property, the Tower Light system variables become available for read/write through Data Display objects, scripts, etc., in Web Gate.

 

Unresolved Issues for All Users

Downloading to the target machine stops when adding Vijeo Design'Air

When Data Sharing is disabled and Vijeo Design'Air enabled, downloading to the target machine stops. Enable Data Sharing property before downloading if you are using Vijeo Design'Air.

 

Vijeo Design'Air does not support monochrome displays

When the target machine is set to display colors in 16 Level Gray Scale w/Blink mode, Vijeo Design'Air displays images incorrectly. Do not use 16 Level Gray Scale w/Blink mode when using Vijeo Design'Air.

 

Biometric Switch not supported for iPC targets running on Windows 2000 or Windows 7

The Biometric Switch USB driver does not support either Windows 2000 or Windows 7. As a result, the Biometric Switch Runtime feature is not available for any iPC target machines running on Windows 2000 or Windows 7 operating systems.

 

Importing Fingerprints (Harmony XB5S Soft)

Exit Harmony XB5S Soft before importing fingerprints into Vijeo Designer.

 

Twido I/O variables can lock up when used with multiple momentary bit commands

To avoid locking up the Twido I/O when used with Momentary Bit commands, set the Modbus RTU driver's Scan Rate to Fast.

 

Siemens Simatic S7 MPI/PPI driver with S7-200/300/400 series serial communication fails over RJ45 port

In this version of Vijeo Designer, communication with Simatic S7-200/300/400 PLCs with the MPI/PPI device driver over the target machine's RJ45 serial port does not work.

 

CoDeSys Gateway does not correctly show the connection status of Ethernet for HMIG3U

When an HMIG3U target machine is connected to a network using both Ethernet1 and Ethernet2 ports with valid IP addresses, CoDeSys Gateway incorrectly shows Ethernet1 as being the active connection even after it has been disconnected.

 

HMIG5U cannot be scanned in the SoMachine Gateway of SoMachine Logic Builder

To allow the HMIG5U target machine to be scanned from the SoMachine Gateway on SoMachine Logic Builder, either allow the CoDeSys Gateway Service (port 1217) through the Windows Firewall, or temporarily disable the Windows Firewall.

 

Slow panel change when converting an application from XBTGT to HMIGTO

When converting an application from a XBTGT target type to a HMIGTO target, if you notice a significant increase in the amount of time it takes for a panel to change, follow the procedure below.

  1. In your application, change the HMIGTO model type to a different one.
  2. In your application, change the HMIGTO model type back to the original selection.
  3. Redownload the application to the HMIGTO target.
 

Modbus Plus USB fails to restore communication with HMIG5U

When an HMIG5U target machine is connected to Modbus Plus equipment using USB adapter modules and the USB cable is disconnected, communication is not restored after the cable is reconnected.

 

Node name modifications at run time not applied to the project

In Vijeo Designer Runtime's configuration menu, if you change the Node Name in the PLC Configuration for PacDrive and SoMachine, the change to the node name is not reflected in SoMachine's Controller Selection view. Apply the same changes to the node name in the Controller Selection.

 

Project with single data logging variable causes incorrect time stamp

If your user application is set up with a single data logging variable, and the time zone setting is different between the computer used to create the project (Vijeo Designer) and the platform used to run the project (Vijeo Designer Runtime), the time stamp in generated log files will be incorrect. When setting up your project, create two or more data logging variables.

 

Issues could arise with the HMIBPxxxx and HMIBUxxxx platforms' SRAM when running Vijeo Designer Runtime

The HMIBPxxxx and HMIGUxxxx platforms use the Z drive to manage its SRAM contents. Manipulating the files on Z drive (SRAM), could cause serious side effects if the user is not trained to do so.

 

Alarm summary set up to display an alarm category may not display alarm states

If the project is set up to approach the maximum number of alarm groups and the maximum number of alarm categories, an alarm summary set up to display an alarm category may fail to display the Alarm State column.

 

Alarm banner and alarm sound may disrupt alarm summary set up to display alarms from DiagBuffer

If the project is set up with an alarm banner that plays an alarm sound when triggered, an alarm summary set up to display diagnostic alarms (DiagBuffer) may not display associated alarm messages.

 

SiteManager Embedded unable to dynamically change Ethernet ports with GateManager

When using SiteManager Embedded on the HMIG3U target machine, which comes with two Ethernet ports, if the connection is broken between SiteManager Embedded and GateManager, SiteManager Embedded is unable to connect using the other Ethernet port.

 

Cannot configure both Ethernet ports on the HMIG3U on the same subnet

When defining the IP address for the two Ethernet ports on the HMIG3U target machine, do not configure both Ethernet ports on the same subnet.

 

SiteManager Embedded accepts incorrect/invalid domain token

From the configuration menu, when configuring the Vijeo Connect settings for SiteManager Embedded, it is possible to enter an incorrect or invalid domain token. Even though the domain token may be incorrect, Vijeo Connect will not display any notification but instead will display the green light for connection to GateManager; however, GateManager will be unable to detect the SiteManager Embedded.

 

Vijeo SiteManager Extended 10 license

When using Vijeo Connect on HMIG3U target machines, you can have a maximum 9 agents with the Vijeo SiteManager Extended 10 license.