Citect Import Wizard

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Introduction

The Citect Import Wizard imports tags from a Citect project into Fernhill SCADA.

Caution Caution: There is no guarantee the imported configuration will work as intended.
After running this tool, you should check the imported configuration is safe to use.

Using the Citect Import Wizard

To import configuration from a Citect project:

  1. In the Tag Window right click on the target folder you want to import the project into.
  2. From the menu select Import followed by Import a Citect Project...
  3. The first time you run the import wizard a disclaimer dialog will open: Disclaimer about importing Citect configuration.

    If you do not want to see this dialog again, select the Do not show this in future check box.

    Click Yes to accept the disclaimer and open the File Open dialog.

  4. Browse to and select the appropriate Citect.ini file.
  5. Click Open to start reading the Citect project:
    Reading Citect Project

    After a short while the Work in progress dialog will close and the import summary dialog will open:

    Citect Import Wizard
  6. Click OK on the Citect Import Wizard to start the import:

    The Import Configuration dialog remains open while the configuration is imported:

    Import in progress dialog

    When the import has finished, the Import Completed dialog opens:

    Import complete dialog
  7. Click OK to close the Import Completed dialog.
  8. The Citect Import Wizard will open the Import Report providing a summary of what was imported from the project.

Further Information

Import Tools

For information about other the import tools available in the Configuration Tool.

Tag Window

For information about configuring tags.

Fernhill SCADA Configuration Tool

To learn about other features the Fernhill SCADA Configuration Tool.

Glossary

For the meaning of terms used in Fernhill SCADA.