Adding Trends to Controller Template Points - Metasys - LIT-12011964 - Software Application - System Configuration Tool - 13.2

Metasys SCT: System Configuration Tool Help

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System Configuration Tool
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This section describes the workflow for adding a trend extension to points. The procedure assumes you have already created and added points to a controller template. For more information on creating a controller template, see Controller Templates.


  1. Navigate to the SCT Controller Templates folder in the All Items tree.
  2. Click and drag a controller template into the focus window.
  3. Click on the Points List tab.
  4. Click Edit, then select the points to which you want to add trend extensions.
    Figure 1. Edit Point List
  5. Click the Add Trend Extension icon. The selected points are populated with a trend extension.
    Figure 2. Add Trend Extension Icon
  6. If desired, edit the description and the default values for properties in the Trend field columns.
    Figure 3. Trend Properties
    Note: Only a small subset of Trend Extension properties are editable through the Rapid Archive. Other properties associated with the Trend Extension are set to the default SCT values.
  7. Click Save.