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CHAPTER 1 Technical Specification

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NoticeOMRON products are manufactured for use according to proper procedures by a qualified operator and only for the purposes described in this manual. The following conventions are used to indicate and classify precautions in this manual. Always heed the information provided in them. Failure to heed precautions can result in injury to people or damage to the product. DANGER! WARNING Caution Indicates information that, if not heeded, is likely to result in loss of life or serious injury. Indicates information that, if not heeded, could possibly result in loss of life or serious injury. Indicates information that, if not heeded, could result in relatively serious or minor injury, damage to the product, or faulty operation.

OMRON Product ReferencesAll OMRON products are capitalised in this manual. The word Unit is also capitalised when it refers to an OMRON product, regardless of whether or not it appears in the proper name of the product. The abbreviation PLC means Programmable Logic Controller and is not used as an abbreviation for anything else.

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Visual AidsThe following headings appear in the left column of the manual to help you locate different types of information. Indicates information of particular interest for efficient and convenient operation of the product. 1, 2, 3 Indicates lists of one sort or another, such as procedures, checklists etc.Represents a shortcut on the Toolbar to one of the options available on the menu of the same window.

OMRON, 2001All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form, or by any means, mechanical, electronic, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of OMRON. All copyright and trademarks acknowledged. No patent liability is assumed with respect to the use of the information contained herein. Moreover, because OMRON is constantly striving to improve its high-quality products, the information contained in this manual is subject to change without notice. Every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this manual. Nevertheless, OMRON assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions. Neither is any liability assumed for damages resulting from the use of the information contained in this publication.

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About this ManualThis manual describes the CX-Programmer application and its ability to create and maintain programs for use with OMRON SYSMAC CS, CV and C PLCs. It does not provide detailed information concerning the PLCs themselves, for this information the commercial manual for the device must be consulted. This manual contains the following chapters: Chapter 1 Introduction. This chapter describes the CX-Programmer software in general terms and also provides details of the operating environment and minimum configuration necessary for the satisfactory operation of CX-Programmer. Chapter 2 Quick Start Guide. This chapter describes the basic features of CX-Programmer together with a simple tutorial for familiarisation purposes. Chapter 3 Project Reference. This describes the features common to two or more parts of CXProgrammer. Chapter 4 Reference. This chapter introduces the features contained in the Project workspace and discusses their associated commands and features. Chapter 5 Advanced Topics. This chapter discusses the more advanced topics in relation to CXProgrammer.

Appendix A Toolbars and Keyboard Shortcuts. This appendix summarises the toolbar and keyboard shortcuts available from CX-Programmer. A Glossary of Terms and Index are also provided.

Warning:

Failure to read and understand the information provided in this manual may result in personal injury or death, damage to the product, or product failure. Please read each chapter in its entirety and be sure you understand the information provided in the chapter and related chapters before attempting any of the procedures or operations given.

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Table of ContentsCX-Programmer User Manual.................................................. Page Chapter 1 - Technical Specification ................................................... 1OMRON CX-Programmer...........................................................................................................1 About this Manual .......................................................................................................................1 CX-Programmer Features............................................................................................................2 System Requirements ..................................................................................................................4 Installation ...................................................................................................................................5 Help and How to Access it ..........................................................................................................6 Technical Support........................................................................................................................9

Chapter 2 - Quick Start Guide ......................................................... 11Starting CX-Programmer...........................................................................................................11 Licensing ...................................................................................................................................12 Introducing CX-Programmer Projects .......................................................................................12 The CX-Programmer Environment ...........................................................................................13 Using CX-Programmer..............................................................................................................21 Summary....................................................................................................................................32

Chapter 3 - Project Reference .......................................................... 33Project Workspace.....................................................................................................................33 Program Sections.......................................................................................................................34 Cross-Reference Report.............................................................................................................36 Address Reference Tool ............................................................................................................37 Output Window .........................................................................................................................39 Watch Window..........................................................................................................................39 Options and Preferences ............................................................................................................41 Finding and Replacing Text.......................................................................................................47 Properties...................................................................................................................................53 Using Microsoft Windows Features in CX-Programmer ..........................................................55

Chapter 4 - Reference........................................................................ 67PLCs and Projects......................................................................................................................67 Symbols .....................................................................................................................................68 Program Editing.........................................................................................................................78 Mnemonics Program Editing.....................................................................................................88 Working On-Line ......................................................................................................................88 Flash ROM Backup ...................................................................................................................99 Data Trace/Time Chart Monitoring .........................................................................................100 CX-Net Network Configuration Tool......................................................................................100 IO Table...................................................................................................................................101

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Chapter 5 - Advanced Topics ......................................................... 103Writing More Maintainable Programs .....................................................................................103 Copying Information between Projects ...................................................................................104 Using CX-Programmer with Other Applications.....................................................................104 Converting Programs to PLC Types........................................................................................108 Applying a Password to the PLC Program ................