The tag-based AVEVA InTouch HMI 2020 course is a 5-day, instructor-led class that explains how to create and configure a stand-alone InTouch application using Industrial Graphics. The course provides a fundamental understanding of the basic principles of InTouch HMI visualization software and the steps necessary to develop a Human Machine Interface system for a plant floor or facility. You are guided through setup, layout, best practice concepts, features, and functions of the InTouch HMI software platform. Hands-on labs reinforce concepts and features.
AudienceIndividuals who need to configure or modify InTouch HMI applications
Section 1 – Course Introduction
This section will explain the objectives and agenda for this course. It will also outline products by AVEVA and how InTouch meets the human-machine interface requirements for visualization.
Section 2 – InTouch Software Overview
This section will introduce the InTouch, explains the benefits of using InTouch, discusses its key capabilities, and provides an overview of its features.
Section 3 – System Requirements and Licensing
This section will describe the operating systems and other software requirements the host computer must meet prior to installing InTouch 2017 (version 17.2).
Section 4 – InTouch Application Types
This section will provide an overview of the different types of InTouch applications.
Section 1 – WindowMaker Overview
This section will provide an overview of using WindowMaker.
Section 2 – WindowViewer Overview
This section will provide an overview of the InTouch runtime environment, WindowViewer.
Section 3 – Configure and Test Navigation Using WindowMaker
This section will provide an overview of how to use WindowMaker to embed symbols in windows and apply animations to symbols. This section will also explain how to test animations that will navigate to different windows in runtime.
Section 1 – The Tagname Dictionary
This section will explain tag types and the Tagname Dictionary.
Section 2 – I/O Configuration
This section will discuss the data acquisition components of InTouch.
Section 3 – Tag Viewer
This section will describe the Tag Viewer and will explain how to view, save, and import watch windows. This section will also discuss dotfields, and explain how to interpret value, time, and quality information in a watch window.
Section 4 – DBDump and DBLoad
This section will explain how to use the DBDump and DBLoad utilities for bulk handling of InTouch tags.
Section 5 – Other Tag Management Utilities
This section will discuss the Cross Reference Utility and Tag Use Counts. It will explain how to find and delete tags.
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AVEVA InTouch HMI 2020
Section 1 – Industrial Graphic and Situational Awareness Visualization
This section will explain the capabilities and usage of the Situational Awareness Library.
Section 2 – Element Styles
This section will discuss element styles and the Application Style Library. It will also explain how to import and export the Application Style Library.
Section 3 – Window Construction Using Symbol Editor
This section will explain the capabilities of the Graphic Editor for designing entire window graphic assemblies and custom graphics.
Section 4 – Custom Properties and Animations in Symbols
This section will provide a brief overview of the graphic tools in the Graphic Editor that pertain to adding custom properties and animations.
Section 5 – New Section with 2020
This section will discuss InTouch HMI support for the web technology called HTML5 Widgets.
Section 1 – InTouch Tagname Alarm Configuration
This section will explain how to configure a discrete alarm, and an analog limit alarm. This section will also discuss alarm dotfields, priority, groups, severity, and advanced alarm features.
Section 2 – Live Alarms Management
This section will describe alarm management, define alarm ack models, and discuss alarm query syntax. This section will also explain of the .NET Alarm Client features, discuss alarm inhibition, and compare alarm inhibition with alarm suppression.
Section 3 – Historical Alarms Management
This section will explain how to record alarms in a database and retrieve those alarms to view in the Alarm Client.
Section 1 – InTouch History and Real-Time Trending
This section will discuss the built-in InTouch historical logging features. The features include how to enable InTouch history, visualizing InTouch history, and using HistData for exporting historical logs to .csv files. This section will go on to explain how to use the Trend Client .NET control for real-time trending visualization.
Section 2 – Using Historian with InTouch
This section will explain how to import tags into Historian Server using the Tag Importer Wizard in the ArchestrA System Management Console. The section will go on to describe how to build a Historian Client Trend display in InTouch.
Section 3 – Trend Pen
This section will introduce Trend Pen, including type of trend plots, Trend Pen time periods, historical data retrieval using Trend Pen and the difference between Single Pen and Multipen.
Section 1 – Introduction to InTouch QuickScript
This section will provide an overview of the various InTouch QuickScript types, and describe the features and functions that are unique to each QuickScript type. This section will also explain the QuickScript Editor.
Section 1 – ArchestrA Symbol QuickScript.NET
This section will provide an overview of ArchestrA Symbol QuickScript.NET, and describe the features and functions that are unique to each script type. This section will also explain the QuickScript Editor.
Section 2 – ShowGraphic() and InTouch Windows
This section will explain a scalable method to navigate an InTouch application.
Section 3 – ShowGraphic and Industrial Symbols
This section will explain how to use advanced features of the ShowGraphic script function.
Section 1 – OS Security Implementation
This section will discuss how to prepare your environment for using OS security. This section will also provide an overview of scripting for OS security.
Section 2 – Lock Down Your Application
This section will provide an overview of the Animation Links dialog box and explain Action Script methods you can use to secure your application. This section will also describe the function used to enable and disable the Alt, Escape, and Windows keys.
Section 1 – Network Application Distribution
This section will explain how to configure Network Application Development (NAD) and how NAD delivers changes to the production machine.
Section 1 – Manage Industrial Graphics
This section will explain how to manage Industrial symbols including exporting, importing, and restoring library symbols if accidentally deleted.
Section 2 – Converting Windows to Industrial Graphics and Frame Windows
This section will explain how to set up windows for use in Web Client.
Section 3 – Application Backup and Restore
This section will explain how to back up your Stand-alone + Symbols InTouch application. This section will go on to explain how to restore a Stand-alone + Symbols InTouch application.
Section 1 – Web Client
This section will describe the Web Client features and dependencies.