4.4 Special functions list - SF
With the message text function block, you can configure a message that includes text and
other parameters for LOGO! to display in RUN mode.
You can configure simple message texts from the LOGO! onboard display. LOGO!Soft
Comfort provides an extended set of features for message texts: bar graph representation of
data, names for digital I/O states and more. Refer to the LOGO!Soft Comfort documentation
for information on these features.
Global Message Text Settings
You configure global parameters that apply to all message texts from the Msg Config
selections on the Programming menu:
● Analog Time: refresh rate in milliseconds that specifies how frequently analog inputs in
message texts are updated
● Tick time: frequency at which message texts scroll on and off the display
There are two ways that a message text can tick on and off the screen: line by line, or
character by character, which are described in more detail below. A line of a text
message, or each character of a text message in turn will tick on and off the
LOGO! onboard display based on the tick time. For a message that ticks line by line, the
actual tick time is ten times the configured tick time. For messages that tick character by
character, the actual tick time is the configured tick time.
● CharSets: The primary and secondary character sets from which you can configure
message texts. CharSet1 and CharSet2 can be any of the supported character sets for
Supports Languages Internet Reference
(partly), Dutch (part-
Manual, 10/2017, A5E01248535-AA