Database-Graphics Association

Database-Graphics Association

This dialog may appear during the build if associations cannot be made using console.cfg files, or

On the Tools menu, click Project Options and navigate to the Database-Graphics Association tab, by clicking the tab or using Alt D.

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Any graphics or symbol paths that require association appear in the Graphics Path list at the top of the dialog. Symbols paths will be prefaced by "(Symbols)".

To associate databases with a graphics path:

  1. Click a graphics path in the Graphics Path list to select it.
  2. Select the databases to be associated in the lists of Tag Database and Trend Database (for Conductor VMS graphics only). Multiple tag database selections can be made (click-and-drag, CTRL or SHIFT with mouse click)
  3. Add an optional "Description" for the Table of Contents entry that will appear in Hyperview.
  4. Click Add to List, and the graphics path will appear in Final Selections.

To view an existing association:

  • Expand the entry for the graphics path in the Final Selections list.

To edit an existing association:

  1. Select the graphics path in the Final Selections list.
  2. Click Edit Selection to move the path to Graphics Path

Choose databases for associations as described above.

When no paths are remaining in the Graphics Path list (except Global Graphics which are never removed), all the required associations have been specified.

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