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5.1 Project Settings

5.1.1 HMI model

[HMI model] provides the function of modifying the HMI model to help the user switch the project to suit different models.
Operating procedure
1) Open [Project setting] windows;
2) Select HMI mode;
3) Click [OK] button to save setting and exit windows;
Result
HMI project adapts to the corresponding model.

5.1.2 Initial screen

Introduction
An HMI project could contain multiple screens, but only one of the screens could be displayed when the HMI is turned on. [Initial screen] provides the interface to user to set initial screen.
Operating procedure
1) Open [Project setting] windows;
2) Select initial screen in drop-list, use screen 2 as an example;
3) Click [OK] button to save setting and exit windows;
Result
When HMI boot up, the initial screen is screen 2.

5.1.3 Operation Record

Introduction
This setting needs to be used in conjunction with [User permission] function, which is valid only when [User permission] function is turned on. The default setting is checked. The detailed information of [User permission], please refer to software help document.
Result
When user permission function is enable, all the operations of every user will be recorded and the information will be displayed in object.

5.1.4 Byte Order

Introduction
Floating point is one of the commonly used data formats, and it is two-byte order mode. PIStudio provides the interface in [Project Settings] for setting the byte order. The default mode is Little-endian.
Operating procedure
1) Open [Project setting] windows;
2) Select [Little-endian] or [Big-endian] mode;
3) Click [OK] button to save setting and exit windows;

5.1.5 Switch action

Introduction
Some users have detailed requirements for the operation of the project; the [Switch action] provides the action trigger settings. There are two modes for actions. [Take effect when click down] and [Take effect when click up]. The default is [take effect when click down].
Explanation
Take effect when click down: the operation will be executed when pressing button;
Take effect when click up: the operation will be executed when releasing button;
Operating procedure
1) Open [Project setting] windows;
2) Select switch action mode;
3) Click [OK] button to save setting and exit windows;

5.1.6 Backlight

Introduction
[Backlight] is for controlling LCD, after designated time of inactivity, HMI LCD will turn OFF automatically, but this setting will be invalid when alarm is ON. The default setting is never turning OFF LCD.
Operating procedure
1) Open [Project setting] windows;
2) Select time;
3) Click [OK] button to save setting and exit windows;

5.1.7 Data Record Storage

Introduction
This setting needs to be used in conjunction with [Data record] function, which is valid only when [Data record] function is effective. The default storage is [Flash]; the data record files will be saved in Flash. The detailed information of [data record], please refer to software help document.
Operating procedure
1) Open [Project setting] windows;
2) Select storage;
3) Click [OK] button to save setting and exit windows;
Result
All the data record files will be saved in setting storage

5.1.8 Storage for sync alarm files

Introduction
This setting needs to be used in conjunction with [Alarm] function, which is valid only when [Alarm] function is turned on. The default is [discard]; the alarm record files will be saved in Flash. The detailed information of [Alarm], please refer to software help document.
Operating procedure
1) Open [Project setting] windows;
2) Select storage;
3) Click [OK] button to save setting and exit windows;

5.1.9 Designer password

Introduction
[Designer Password] provides all the encryption functions of the HMI project, including upload and decompile operations. Also it affects the user permissions, installments and other functions.
[Designer Password] could well keep the project file from being cracked, also it is extremely important data, if the user set the password change, please do a good job of password backup, once lost it, the project will not be uploaded from the HMI to the computer, also nobody could decompile .wmt file without password.
Operating procedure
1) Open [Project setting] windows;
2) Enter password;
3) Click [OK] button to save setting and exit windows;

5.1.10 Use Screen ID Address

Introduction
[Use screen ID address] provides the function of controlling HMI screens by specific address’ value. The address could be set by the user.
Operating procedure
1) Open [Project setting] windows;
2) Check [Use screen ID address];
3) Edit address;
4) Click [OK] button to save setting and exit windows;
Result
User HDW0 as an example:
If HDW0=0, HMI displays screen 0;
If HDW0=1, HMI displays screen 1;

5.1.11 Default Table Header

Introduction
There are some table display objects, such as data record table, alarm record table and so on, PIStudio provides two kinds of language for those tables header.
Operating procedure
1) Open [Project setting] windows;
2) Select language;
3) Click [OK] button to save setting and exit windows;