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Metasys SCT: System Configuration Tool Help

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System Configuration Tool
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Graphics appear in the navigation tree as stand-alone items. You can access graphics from a Tailored Summary, the Alarm Pop-ups window, or the Associated Graphic tab of a Field Controller device. The icon below identifies a Graphics+ graphic.

Figure 1. Icon for Graphics+ Graphics

When you open the graphic, a Display Control tool appears in the upper left corner of the active display panel. Use the Display Control to zoom and pan a graphic. You can also open the Trend Module from this control. See Figure 2 and Table 1 for details on the Display Control tool.

Figure 2. Graphics+ Control Tool

Table 1. Components of Display Control Tool
Callout Name Description


Hides the Display Control tool. After you hide the tool, a faint arrow appears that allows you to restore the tool.


Fit to Window

(center block)

Zooms the graphic to fit in the frame.


Zoom Ball with Zoom Ring

Allows you to zoom by moving the ball clockwise (zoom in) and counterclockwise (zoom out) along the zoom ring.


Turn On/Off Panning

Enables and disables the panning tool that allows you to move the graphic in the workspace.


Move (four arrows)

Allows you to pan up, down, left, and right over the graphic in set increments.


Current Zoom Level

Displays the current zoom level.


Turn On/Off Zoom Mode

Enables and disables the manual zoom (magnifying glass) that allows you to re-center the graphic and zoom in an out.


Tools Menu

Drops down a list of Tools. At this time, only the Trend Module is available.



Opens and closes the Trend Module. This option appears when you click the Tools down arrow.


Move Display Control

Allows you to move the Display Control tool to a different area of the graphic.