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Controller Tool Help

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Controller Configuration Tool
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The Features Panel is part of the Classic View workspace. See the location of this panel in the Classic View section. See the Classic View Workspace.

Table 1. Features Panel

Screen Area


Parameters Table (Parameters Tab)

Lists the parameters/attributes of all modules that are exposed for connection (Expose Ports > For Connection) and to BACnet systems. Parameters are listed in alphabetical order. The components of the Parameters table are:

  • Edit button: Enters Edit mode and allows modification of default parameter/attributes values.
  • Apply button: Saves the changes to parameter/attributes values.
  • Cancel button: Cancels the edits made and exits Edit mode.
  • Item column: Lists the names of the parameters/attributes.
  • Current Value column: Current calculated values of the parameters/attributes (Simulation and Commissioning modes only).
  • Default Value column: Default values of the parameters/attributes.
  • Units column: Units of measurement used for the parameters/attributes.
  • Standard Name column: Displays descriptive text for the parameters/attributes.
Note: You cannot modify outputs of modules from the Parameters table.

Connections Table (Connections Tab)

Source and destination exposed ports with the associated input and output connection of the selected modules. The Connections table is divided into three sections: Source, Selected Module, and Destination.

Note: When selecting multiple modules at once, a table appears in the Connections area for each module selected.
Note: The Freeze Connection check box allows you to prevent the Connections table from dynamically changing as you select modules.

The Source module section lists the module from which the selected module receives its input and has the following columns:

  • Block: Displays the name of the connected module.
  • Port: Displays the port being connected.

The Selected Module section indicates the name of the selected module and has the following columns:

  • Input: Displays the exposed port inputs used for the connection.
  • Output: Displays the exposed port outputs used for the connection.

The Destination module section lists the module to which the selected module sends its output and has the following columns:

  • Block: Displays the name of the connected module.
  • Port: Displays the port being connected.

See the Connections section for more information and right-click menu options.

State Tables Tab

Use to modify the State Tables, which are used to set the hierarchical priority of incoming states and to define the appropriate mode of operation of each output controller for each state in the State Selection Tables. See the State Tables section and the Viewing and Modifying State Selection Tables.

Display Tab

Use to set up the display for the Local Controller Display or MAP Gateway. See the Configuring the Display section.

Advanced Tab

The Advanced tab allows you to view and configure advanced program features, such as controller information, intrinsic alarming, schedules, calendars, and trends.

The Device Information folder provides access to device information. Device information can be viewed and edited by clicking on the device name.

See the Configuring Advanced Controller Features section for details on using this tab.

BACnet Exposed Tab

Use to view the parameters of an exposed BACnet system and switch between all points and BACnet exposed points. See the BACnet Exposed section for details.