Page Navigation Functions

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Page navigation functions allow an Operator Action, written as an IEC 61131-3 script, to:

Navigation Functions

These page navigation functions are supported:

CurrentPageDescription STRING Returns a description of the current page.
NavigateBack Navigates back to the previous display window.
NavigateBackDescription STRING Returns the description of the page opened by NavigateBack().
NavigateBackIsAvailable BOOL Returns TRUE if the function NavigateBack() is available.
NavigateForwards Navigates forwards to the next display window.
NavigateForwardsDescription STRING Returns the description of the page opened by NavigateForwards().
NavigateForwardsIsAvailable BOOL Returns TRUE if the function NavigateForwards() is available.
NavigateHome Navigates to the home page window.
NavigateHomeDescription STRING Returns the description of the page opened by NavigateHome().
NewAlarmsAvailable BOOL Returns whether new alarms are available.
OpenAlarmList Opens an alarm list for a folder or tag.
OpenAlarmListEx Opens an alarm list. Provides finer control over the columns displayed and alarms included in the list.
OpenGraphic Displays a graphic page.
OpenFile Displays an external file using the default application for the file type.
OpenSqlList Executes a query and displays the results as a table.
OpenTagFile Displays a tag file.
OpenTrend Displays a preconfigured trend.
OpenTrendForTag Displays temporary trend plot for a Data Point Tag.

A function that returns a value can be called from an Expression.

These functions can be called from a Structured Text Function Call.

Further Information

Operator Actions

To learn where you can use these functions.


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