The Viewer Tool


The Viewer tool provides a graphical interface displaying important information from the controller in real-time. Additional viewers can be configured and customized for any application. See GDK's XML Content for details.

Multiple viewers docked for easy display.

Choosing a View

Upon connection, a menu is displayed with all available viewers. Choose one, and click the plus icon to add a viewer tab.

Choosing a view.

Click the ellipsis icon to show or hide the view chooser.

Tabbed views with the view chooser shown.

To remove a view, select it in the view chooser and click the minus icon .

Some data record data is affected by settings on the controller. For example, the AQ command affects the scaling of analog inputs. When changing these commands, reconnect the Viewer to interpret the data correctly.