Services Operating Area
7.3 Formats for saving and importing data
Search strategy when no
path is indicated
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Path statement; Identifier in front of a path name.
The path statement must always be programmed as the next block
after the file name.
The ";" character in the path statement must be positioned in the first
column of the relevant line (at beginning of block).
1. Path names end with
_DIR (directory) or _WPD (workpiece).
2. Path names can contain the characters
0...9, A...Z, a...z or _.
3. Paths must be specified in full (beginning with "/"). The
separator for the directory hierarchy is "/".
4. A path name in punched tape format begins with ;$PATH=<path
name> in the first column of the program.
Path names in punched tape format start with
_N_ and end in _DIR (any directory) or _WPD (workpieces
Workpiece directory PIVOT in directory Workpieces
The data listed after the file name/path name belong to the file with
the name specified after "%" in the directory specified after ";$PATH=".
Any information (characters with ANSI values < ANSI value 32 (blank)
and not equal to ANSI value 10 (0x0A)) which is not part of the useful
If no path is entered in the punched tape format, the specified file
name must be interpreted when the file is read into the control so that
the file can be stored in a suitable position in the file tree.
SINUMERIK 840D/810D Operator's Guide HMI Embedded (BEM) – 03.04 Edition
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