Value Display Boxes - Metasys - LIT-12011942 - Software Application - ODS Server - 10.1

Metasys Open Data Server Help

Brand
Metasys
Product name
ODS Server
Document type
User Guide
Document number
LIT-12011942
Version
10.1
Revision date
2019-10-14
Language
English

About this task

To bind Value Display Boxes to objects:

Procedure

  1. Double click a Value Display Box. The Binding Information dialog box appears.
  2. Use the information in the following table to edit the fields.
    Table 1. Value Display Box Options

    Field

    Description

    Object

    Allows you to type in the Item Reference of the object you want to bind to the Value Display Box. Or lets you click the Browse icon to launch a tree browser to select the object to bind to the Value Display Box.

    Attribute

    Allows you to select the specific attribute to bind to the Value Display Box. The bound attribute is initially set to the object's Default attribute, which varies per object type, but is typically Present Value.

    If an object does not have a Default attribute, the value box displays ???? on the graphic until you change the binding to a different attribute.

    You can bind to string values or to numeric values.

    Units

    Shows the Units for the bound object in the Value Display box.

    Status

    Shows the Status for the bound object by color-coding the text and background for the Value Display box.

    Properties

    Allows you to configure the text properties for the Value Display Box text.

    OK

    Accepts changes.

    Cancel

    Cancels changes.

Results

Note: In the View mode, double clicking on the Value Display box displays the focus view for the bound object. Right-click displays the commands.