Alarms, error messages, and system alarms
20.4 PLC and NC variables
Proceed as follows
PLC and NC variables
Displaying and editing PLC and NC variables
The "NC/PLC variables" window allows NC system variables and PLC variables to be
monitored and changed.
You receive the following list in which you can enter the desired NC/PLC variables in order to
display the actual values.
Select the "Diagnosis" operating area.
Press the "Messages" softkey.
The "Messages" window appears.
Address for NC/PLC variable
Incorrect variables have a red background and are displayed with a # character in the
Any comment on the variable.
The columns can be displayed and hidden.
Specify the format in which the variable is to be displayed.
The format can be specified (e.g. floating point)
Displays the actual value of the NC/PLC variables
Operating Manual, 03/2010, 6FC5398-7CP20-1BA0