Saturday, October 28, 2017

HMI update 10/28/2017

·       Added script command to set mouse pointer position.

·       Added script command to convert unit types. For example from inches to centimeters. Area, distance, temperature, volume, time and mass unit types are supported.

·       Added sixteen segment graphic element to the website feature.

·       Added “PointExist” script command.

·       Added property to expose HMI version string to script engine.

·       Added a script command to get/set the position/size of an open user window.

·       Added a default error image for display when a camera image capture failed.

·       Added a video group graphic element (website) to use one connection per group of cameras.

Friday, September 1, 2017

HMI update 9/1/2017

·      Added two script commands to return additional computer information.

·      Changed the animation configuration dialog to allow the animations to be listed in a single column. This required panel reordering.

·      Added an alarm indictor to display a rectangle and/or a symbol if a tag connected to the graphic element is in alarm.

·      An ODBC recipe can be configured for a row as the recipe or a column as a recipe.

·      Added LoadRecipe2 script command to support ODBC recipe enhancements.

·      Added a new analog gauge for the website feature using JustGage.

·      Added a DBGraphicRead script command to get the current text of the database memo, edit, text, list box, drop list and check box control into a script.

·      Added some protection code for the dynamic image graphic animation.

Monday, August 7, 2017

HMI update 8/7/2017

This is a few small updates to the graphics editor.
·        Added a hint window to display configured graphic animations on demand.

·      The tagname search/replace editor now shows the affected graphic element when moving from one graphic element to another while in the editor.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Updates 7/29/2017...

·      The free PeakHMI MODBUS TCP slave simulator was updated to support a 1 or 2 byte slave ID.

·      A new TCP MODBUS master port type was added to the HMI. The new port type can use a 1 or 2 byte slave ID.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

HMI update 7/23/2017

·      Added five new gradient fill types for pipe ends.

·       A need to rotate thorough a group of windows, at runtime, has been accomplished, before now, with custom scripting. Now there is a new script object “WindowRR” (Window Round Robin) that greatly simplifies the task. A simple example project has been posted on the web site.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

HMI update 7/20/2017

·       Altered the graphic editor rotation menu and custom rotation dialog for easier rotation configuration.
·       The HMI has included gradient fills for many years. A new “Pipe” graphic element has been added that makes creating piping diagrams easier. 

·       Added a “scale” graphic element.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

HMI update 7/15/2017

·       Added window opening animations to user windows. (None, Center, Blend, Left to right, Right to left, Top to bottom, Bottom to top, Top left to bottom right, Bottom left to top right, Top right to bottom left and Bottom right to top left.) 

·       The HMI has included gradient fills for many years. A new “Pipe” graphic element has been added that makes creating piping diagrams easier.

·       User manual updates. 

·       Added an option to call a script for incoming SMS messages.