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Experion LX
Operator's Guide
EXDOC-XX80-en-500A
April 2017
Release 500

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  • Page 1 Experion LX Operator's Guide EXDOC-XX80-en-500A April 2017 Release 500...
  • Page 2 In no event is Honeywell liable to anyone for any direct, special, or consequential damages. The information and specifications in this document are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    The Station Status Bar Station toolbar About the Signon Manager Signon Bar Entering commands in the Command Zone About callouts About Station time-outs Zooming in and out About alarms and other messages Using a trackball Using a touchscreen Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 4 Understanding display objects Abnormal alphanumeric value indication Alarm state icons Navigating between displays of referenced points Using faceplates Faceplates Basic operation Keeping a faceplate visible ToolTips Shortcut keys and shortcut menus Auto-selection Selection independent commands Selection dependent commands Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 5 Disabling or enabling a point or EFM meter Adding a red tag or operator tag to a point Setting the Preferred SP for a point About Electronic Signatures Controlling points requiring Electronic Signatures Responding to alarms Calling up the Alarm Summary Alarm Summary columns Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 6 About suppressing audible annunciations Disabling alarms for an asset in a console Adding comments to an alarm Viewing an alarm video clip Alarm list overflow TPS Alarm Summary overflow What happens when you click the Recover Alarms button? Responding to events Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 7 Example scenario filtering the Message Summary Example scenario - sorting the Message Summary Using views within the Message Summary Navigating the Message Summary Pausing the Message Summary Resetting the Message Summary Silencing, acknowledging, and confirming messages Acknowledging an informational message Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 8 Calling up a Point Detail display Displaying point history Accumulator point Analog point Process point Status point Sequential control module detail displays Chart view Table view Using Group Detail displays Using trend displays Trend buttons reference About limit trend displays Limit trend controls Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 9 Editing batch or procedure parameters from a summary display Editing batch or procedure parameters from a custom display Responding to control value errors Electronic signing of parameter values Operating a batch or procedure Executing batches or procedures Starting a batch or procedure Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 10 Unit control Unit list control Executing a batch or procedure from an activity detail display Accessing child elements Responding to child element errors Managing orphaned activities Reviewing a completed batch or procedure Collecting, entering, and reviewing report parameters Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 11 Action menu Help menu Command reference Types of keyboards used by Experion Shortcut keys on a PC keyboard Dedicated keys on an Operator Entry Panel (OEP) Dedicated keys on an Integrated Keyboard (IKB) Changing someone's operator-based security password Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 12 Contents Faceplates with specialized behavior Faceplates where auto-selection is not available Notices Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 13: About This Guide

    Generating and printing reports Producing reports on page 298 Communicating with your colleagues Using the Message Pad on page 296 Loading recipes Loading recipes on page 288 Related documentation The Overview Guide provides a comprehensive introduction to Experion, including basic concepts and terminology. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 14: Understanding The Basics

    The following topics describe how to start Station and the basic concepts related to using Station. Introducing Experion and Station Experion LX is a sophisticated management and control system that: Displays system data in a manner that you can easily understand Allows you to control your system by sending appropriate commands...
  • Page 15: Introducing Station

    For the most part, system displays consist of lists and 'electronic forms' containing system configuration details. Custom. These have been created specifically for your system, and make it much easier to interpret and control system activity, often making use of sophisticated graphics, including animations. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 16 In addition to displays, Station can display Web pages and files, such as Microsoft Word documents, which typically contain operating procedures. A typical system display A typical custom display Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 17: What Type Of Station Do You Use

    If the Experion server becomes unavailable, an alarm is raised on the Console Station to indicate that the Console Station is operating in ‘Experion server unavailable’ mode. The following table shows which common functions are available when the Experion server is unavailable. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 18 Print the Event Summary as a report Event archiving View and respond to messages Yes, for messages from direct data sources. Load recipes Reports Yes, but limited to real-time trending of points from direct View trends data sources. (Historical data is not available.) Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 19: About Consoles

    In general, if you have been given a user name and password, you need to log on to Station. (Your site may be set up so that your Windows and Station user name and password are the same and logging on to Station is automatic.) Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 20: Logging On As An Override Using Signon Manager

    This may include a PIN as well as a password, depending on how your system has been configured. 2. Type your user name. Tip: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 21 If the Signon Bar is visible, click Signoff. If the Signon Bar is not visible, click the  (Signon Manager) button on the Windows taskbar to make the Signon Manager visible and then click Signoff. Press CTRL+ALT+S. The Signon dialog box appears. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 22: Changing Your Password

    Station. To change to a higher level 1. Type psw in the Command Zone and press ENTER. The Station Logon dialog box opens. 2. Type the password and click OK. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 23: Understanding Security Levels

    (SOR) of a Flex Station or a Console Station by assigning a different asset profile. This functionality can be used to enable an operator to, for example, temporarily change their Station’s SOR to assist another operator during a period of high alarm activity. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 24 Stations may be impacted. To change the asset profile of a remote Station or Console 1. View one of the following Summary displays depending on the type of item for which you wish to change the asset profile assignment: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 25: Changing The Console Membership Of A Station

    If a Console Station has been configured to be a member of only one Console then clicking on the Console in the Console Station Status Bar will call up the Console Status display. The security level that is required for a user to be able to change the Console Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 26 The Console Station > Detail display will be called up. 3. In the Console list choose the Console of which you wish the selected Console Station to become a member. The selected Console will be highlighted and a warning will be displayed indicating Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 27: About Station's Layout

    This section describes the single-window Station layout. The current display occupies most of the Station window. The other parts, above and below the display, provide you with the tools and controls you use to monitor and control your system. Station's layout Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 28 If you are viewing the pane System Status display, the location pane can also serve as a navigation menu providing quick access to tasks related to system status tasks. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 29: About Multi-window Station Layout

    For example, if you have a quad-monitor computer in an Icon Series Console, the layout might be configured such that: Monitor 1 contains a Command window, containing the command zone, message, toolbar and menu bar, a Status window containing the Status Bar Monitor 2 contains the Alarm Summary Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 30: The Station Status Bar

    See the Integrated Experion server TPS Nodes (ES-T, ESVT, ACE-T) User’s Guide for more information. For TPS nodes (ES-T), the TPS console status. See the Integrated Experion server TPS Nodes (ES-T, ESVT, ACE-T) User’s Guide for more information. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 31 A red LED appears if the Experion server is unavailable. A yellow LED appears when the Console Station is synchronizing with the Experion server. The name of the asset profile to which this Station is currently assigned. Asset profile Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 32: Station Toolbar

    Navigate Forward. Enables you to move backward and forward between displays you have previously called. Click the arrow to the right of the Navigate Back and Navigate Forward buttons to view a list of displays you have previously called. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 33: About The Signon Manager Signon Bar

    Zoom. Changes the magnification of displays. Commands are typed in the text box. The Command Zone also retains a history Command of previously selected displays. You can return to a display by choosing from the list. About the Signon Manager Signon Bar Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 34 Note that this button is disabled if a card reader is present and has been configured to use the Disable interactive signon while user identification device is active option. Signoff Logs off the user when clicked. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 35: Entering Commands In The Command Zone

    The Command Zone retains a history of the last 20 different commands that you have executed since you logged on. You can re-enter a command quickly by choosing it from the alphabetically arranged list, and then pressing ENTER. Example To call up a display called 'boilerslevel1:' Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 36: About Callouts

    The following figures show examples of the different types of callout. The first example shows how a callout will be placed on the Station display to make clear which part of the display the message is related to. Error-type callout Prompt-type callout Informational-type callout Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 37: About Station Time-outs

    Messages. A message can be generated for many reasons. For example, when a point goes into alarm, you may receive an explanatory message in addition to the messages alarm message. In other cases you may be required to perform a function before a message can be acknowledged. page 177 Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 38: Using A Trackball

    You use a trackball in a similar manner to a mouse—for example, rolling the ball forwards is equivalent to moving the mouse forwards. The functions of the two buttons are identical to those on a mouse. Using a touchscreen The following procedures describe how to use a touchscreen that is configured to operate in Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 39: Using Your Keyboard

    Detail search display 2. Type the item name (or the first part of it) in the text box labeled Go to Detail for and then click the OK. If your search finds only one item, its details are displayed. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 40: Using Online Data Search

    1. On the System Menu, click Search. The default search page appears. 2. Click the Advanced Search link. The Online Data Search display appears. Tip: You can also call up the Online Data Search display by typing sysadvancedsearch in the Command Zone. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 41 When you call a custom display name that has exceeded the maximum characters, the display name appears truncated with ... appended to the display name. When you hover the mouse on the display name, the tool tip displays the complete display name. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 42: Using Station In An Icon Series Console

    Right (outer) thumbwheel to raise or lower the value of the selected object by 10% (default setting). Installed on the right-hand side of the console Left (inner) thumbwheel to raise or lower the value of the selected object. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 43: Using Displays

    If tabbed displays are enabled in your system, you can view more than one display at a time in separate tabs . Attention: Tabbed displays are not supported within eServer. An example of tabbed displays in single window Station Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 44 When the maximum number of tabs is reached (and this number depends on the display resolution and other factors): The message zone displays a message advising that you cannot open any more tabs. The > button disappears. You need to close an existing tab before you can open a new tab. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 45: Opening And Closing Tabbed Displays

    To open a display in an existing tab 1. Make sure that the > button is visible. If the “Next Display” tab outline is visible, click it to change it to the > button. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 46: Navigating Between Tabbed Displays

    The following scenario illustrates the behavior of the “navigate back” and “navigate forward” buttons in tabbed displays on single-window Station. 1. An operator calls up 3 displays in separate tabs in the following order: “Boiler”, “Turbine” and “Condenser.” Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 47 5. The operator navigates to the Point Detail display for the Boiler_Valve point. The Point detail display appears in the currently selected tab. The “Condenser” display is closed and no longer available in a tab. The “navigate back” button is still enabled and the history list contains the items Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 48: Using Pan And Zoom Displays

    “thumbnail”. The thumbnail provides a representation of the entire display as well as an indication of the current “viewport”. The viewport indicates which portion of the overall display you are currently viewing. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 49: Panning A Display

    Each Pan and Zoom display has a thumbnail that provides a representation of the entire display as well as an indication of the current “viewport”. The viewport indicates which portion of the overall display you are currently viewing. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 50 The cursor changes to a hand to indicate that the display can be moved. 2. While still holding down the primary mouse button, drag the display until you can see the desired location. The content shown in the thumbnail updates at the same time to match that shown Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 51: Zooming A Display

    To zoom within a pan and zoom display 1. Roll the mouse wheel provided to zoom within the current display. The zoom level increases as you roll the mouse wheel. The current view region is updated in the viewport. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 52: Using Displays In Multi-window Mode

    If you see a message box similar to the following example, make a record of the display you were using, the context in which the message box appeared, and forward the details to your supervisor. Click OK to close dialog box. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 53: System Displays

    Microsoft Word documents. Such pages and files typically contain operating procedures. Attention: SafeBrowse is the Station feature that allows you to call up Web pages and files. It may have been configured so that you can only call up authorized Web pages and files. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 54: Printing Station Information

    1. Click the Command Zone. 2. Type http://www.url.com and press ENTER where www.url.com is the address of the web site. For example, http://www.honeywell.com. To call up an FTP site 1. Click the Command Zone. 2. Type ftp://ftp.xyz.com and press ENTER where ftp.xyz.com is the address of the FTP site.
  • Page 55: Understanding Display Objects

    Note that abnormal values are displayed differently. See Abnormal alphanumeric value indication on the next page. Button. When you click a button, Experion performs a specified task, such as turning off a motor or calling up another display. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 56: Abnormal Alphanumeric Value Indication

    Abnormal Color Condition value (truncated with Display field too small for the value to display. ellipsis …) ******* Display field configured incorrectly (for example, wrong display type). Display field configured incorrectly, source of data unavailable (for ------- Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 57: Alarm State Icons

    Critical Flashes Active Not acknowledged priority Urgent Flashes Active Not acknowledged priority High Flashes Active Not acknowledged priority Flashes Active Low priority Not acknowledged Critical Flashes Inactive Not acknowledged priority Urgent Flashes Inactive Not acknowledged priority Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 58 Alert state icons and their meanings If the icon looks like this… …and it The alert is… …and its acknowledge status is Flashes Active Not acknowledged Does not flash Active Acknowledged Flashes Inactive Not acknowledged Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 59: Navigating Between Displays Of Referenced Points

    For HART channels that are hyperlinked, if the channel is referenced through a CM, the chart of the CM appears with the HART channel block highlighted. However, if the channel is not referenced through a CM, the point detail display of the HART channel appears. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 60: Using Faceplates

    By default the ‘modify’ link on the faceplate and access to the editable faceplate page are disabled. If you want to enable Experion Mobile Access to let operators modify faceplate values, contact your Honeywell representative. A point is a collection of information about your Experion system. A point can be used to represent a pump, a motor, a process controller, or a part thereof.
  • Page 61: Basic Operation

    Station will automatically close the oldest faceplate. For multi-window Station, SafeView controls this behavior based on the workspace configuration. Keeping a faceplate visible If the faceplate has a (Pushpin) button at the top, you can keep the faceplate visible by Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 62: Tooltips

    ToolTips are available to provide additional information about faceplate items such as alarm status, indicators, and parameter values. A ToolTip appears if you position the mouse pointer over the item. Typical ToolTips Shortcut keys and shortcut menus Shortcut keys and shortcut menus help speed up point control. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 63: Auto-selection

    To identify if auto-selection has been enabled for your system, see the System Wide Configuration display. Auto-selection behavior The default auto-selection behavior is: If the MODE is AUTO, SP is selected. If the MODE is MAN, OP is selected. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 64: Selection Independent Commands

    ASSOC DISP key Enable/Disable LOAD key This behavior does not vary based on the auto-selection configuration. Selection dependent commands The following commands require an element in the faceplate to be selected: Command OEP/IKB keyboard PC keyboard Raise RAISE key Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 65: Basic Layout Of A Faceplate

    Control Zone. Contains the buttons and boxes you use to control the point. The basic layout of a faceplate Description Zone Indicator Zone Alarm Zone Control Zone Indicator Zone of a faceplate The Indicator Zone shows field values and, if appropriate, control settings such as the set Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 66 LEDs because the point supports eight states (to cater for states such as ‘failed’ or ‘offline’). Example Indicator Zone for Status point Example Indicator Zone for Analog point Item Description Target range exceedance Target range Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 67: Alarm And Control Zones Of A Faceplate

    The Control Zone includes the buttons and boxes you use to control the point. The Control controls are appropriate to the specific point type. Typical controls include MODE, SP Zone and OP elements. Typical Alarm and Control Zones Alarm Zone Control Zone Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 68: Typical Faceplates For The Major Point Types

    The following faceplates are typical examples; your faceplates may vary in appearance depending on the type and status of the points that you view. Example Process point faceplates Status point Analog point Accumulator point Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 69: Faceplate Symbols, Display Conventions, And Buttons

    If your system uses Electronic Flow Measurement (EFM), some faceplates will represent EFM meters, showing a description and the status of the meter. You can acknowledge alarms on the EFM meter. See the topics titled "Faceplate Indicator Zone symbols" and "EFM meter faceplates" for more information. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 70: Faceplate Indicator Zone Symbols

    Appears on the PV indicator bar and shows that the PV value is undefined. The PV quality is good, however, the value is NaN (not a number). These LEDs are used in Power Function blocks to represent the state of permissive and protective interlocks of the device. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 71 Green = Valve is closed, after the close command is issued and feedback is received. Red = Valve is open, after the open command is issued and feedback is received. Yellow = Valve is bad (CM/CEE Inactive), receiving both open and closed feedbacks. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 72: Faceplate Control Zone Symbols

    Attention: Some symbols, such as , appear next to more than one parameter (PV, OP, etc.). In such cases, the symbol's meaning varies according to the parameter next to which it appears. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 73 An input flag to support an interface to a local HAND/OFF/AUTO switch on the field device. The LOCALMAN parameter provides feedback of the switch position. MODE The drive is in Local mode. The PV status is in Manual mode and can be changed. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 74 Green = on/OK state. Off-normal indication When the Mode (MD) or the Mode attribute (MD Attr) parameter value for a point is 'off normal', the parameter label (MD or MD Attr) is displayed with a gray background. For example: Normal Off-Normal Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 75: Faceplate Control Zone Display Conventions

    The default color of the crosshatch is DarkGray (#A9A9A9). However, it is possible to define a different color in the hw-hatch-color attribute in the display’s cascading style sheet (CSS). See the topic titled "Predefined style attributes" in the HMIWeb Display Building Guide. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 76: Faceplate Buttons

    Pushpin. If pressed, the faceplate remains visible even if you call up other displays, or call up more faceplates. Close. Closes the faceplate. Point-related Acknowledge/Silence Alarm. Acknowledges/silences the alarm on the point. This button is functionally equivalent to the Acknowledge/Silence Alarm button on Station's Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 77 Using faceplates Button Description toolbar. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 78: About Equipment

    Depending on how it has been configured at your site, the Equipment Summary is presented in either a tabular or card view. Equipment Detail displays can be viewed as tables, schematics, or trends, and contain options enabling you to switch between views as desired. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 79: Viewing Equipment

    Here is an example of a possible layout for the Equipment Summary – the card view. Equipment summary layout – Card view Summary display elements Item Description Equipment Summary header provides filtering options, enabling equipment to be filtered by Assets and/or Equipment type, or group. Equipment type header Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 80 Summary display elements Item Description Equipment Detail header, containing: Navigation options, enabling you to move to other equipment items from the filtered list on the summary. View icon (table, trend, or schematic view) – click to move between data views. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 81: Viewing The Equipment Summary

    The Equipment Summary contains tables of equipment, grouped by equipment type and according to any applied asset or equipment filters. Depending on how this display has been configured at your site, the equipment will be presented in either a Card view or a Table view, as shown below. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 82 For the card view, as shown, each card contains: Alarm indication (if required) Name of equipment Description Units of measurement (optional) Up to three key parameters, which can be presented numerically and/or graphically in a mini trend, as shown Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 83 Name of equipment (click on the name to go to the detail display for that equipment) Columns containing values for each of the configured key parameters, which can be presented numerically and/or graphically using indicators, as shown Display and navigation options enabling you to change the number of rows displayed Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 84: Filtering The Equipment Summary

    To filter the Equipment Summary by asset name 1. From the Equipment Summary, click All Assets to display the Asset Pane. Mouse over each Asset name to see its short description. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 85 The text in the header changes to show that this filter has been applied. In this example, the only equipment contained within the asset GWPOD003 is of the type Wells. For this reason, the All Equipment text has changed to Wells. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 86 Underperforming or In Alarm, for example. Equipment menu 2. Click an equipment filter to show only equipment meeting that criteria. The text in the header changes to show that this filter has been applied. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 87: Accessing Equipment Detail Displays

    Navigation options, enabling you to move to other equipment items from the filtered list on the summary. View icon (table, trend, or schematic view) – click to move between data views. A list of links for other content related to this equipment, such as the Alarm Summary. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 88 Up arrow – return to Equipment Summary Previous icon – move to the Detail display for the previously listed equipment (in the filtered list) Next icon – move to the Detail display for the next list equipment (in the filtered Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 89: Viewing Related Equipment

    1. From any Equipment Detail display, scroll to the Related Equipment table or tables. The template on which this equipment item was based defined the number and types of relationships supported by this equipment type. Typically there will be a table for each relationship type, for example, Wells to Wellhead. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 90 Related Equipment table. Alarm aggregation from the related equipment items to this equipment item. Key parameter values for the equipment enabling you to monitor all the related equipment from the one display. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 91: Monitoring And Controlling Equipment

    Click in the edit box for the parameter you want to update and replace the existing value with a new value. Tip: To lock the table while you are editing parameters, click Pause Live Update. This will prevent any parameters from being removed from the table due to automatic sorting. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 92 3. Click Enter (or tab to the next field to be edited) to commit the change to the con- troller. 4. Click Resume live update at the bottom right of the display to resume sorting, if applic- able. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 93: Using Points

    Not all points will have all of these parameters. About assets Assets can represent entities such as fixed plant equipment, materials, and buildings. The Asset Model provides a hierarchical structure that resembles your organization. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 94: About Alarm Groups

    Controlling a point from a point detail display As an example, you want to switch off a fan for maintenance purposes. The point that controls the fan you want to switch off is called fan_unit2 and it has the following Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 95: Controlling A Point From A Custom Display

    When you press ENTER, the callout prompts you to confirm the change in value. Clicking toolbar buttons. Click (Raise) or (Lower). Each time you click the button the value increases/decreases by a small amount. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 96: Controlling A Point From A Faceplate

    You can only disable SCADA points. To disable a point 1. Select an editable display object associated with the point—for example, an alpha- numeric that shows the PV. (The object is editable if the value appears in 'inverse video' when you select it.) Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 97: Adding A Red Tag Or Operator Tag To A Point

    Adding a red tag or operator tag to a point This topic is applicable to only certain points. When maintaining equipment, you may need to temporarily bring a point out of service (add a red tag), or add a maintenance comment (operator tag) to a point: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 98: Setting The Preferred Sp For A Point

    The maximum number of characters you can type is 15. If you don't type the comment, the default comment, Operator Tag, will be used. Setting the Preferred SP for a point For some analog points, you can set a Preferred SP. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 99 The current SP value and Preferred SP value (if set) will show in the mouse ToolTip. If the Preferred SP has not been set, or has been cleared, a message is displayed in the ToolTip informing you that the Preferred SP can be set through the right-click popup menu. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 100 Note that this procedure changes the current SP value. If you don't wish to change the current SP value, you should note the current SP value, so that you can restore it back to this value after setting the Preferred SP value in this procedure. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 101: About Electronic Signatures

    Electronic Signature dialog box displays two tabs — one for the Primary signature, and the other for the Secondary signature. The minimum control (or security level) and the asset assignment required by either signer is displayed on their respective tabs. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 102: Controlling Points Requiring Electronic Signatures

    1. When the Electronic Signature dialog box appears, select a predefined reason from the Reasons list (if applicable). 2. Type your user name if required. 3. Type your password. 4. Select your domain, if required. 5. Type any additional information under Comments. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 103 8. The secondary signer types their user name, domain, and password. 9. Any additional information, if required, is added in Comments. 10. Click OK. A confirmation is sent to the controller the change is made. Events are generated recording the names of the signers together with other details. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 104: Responding To Alarms

    Details pane of the alarm. The layout and content shown in the Alarm Summary can be customized. For more information, see “About customizing the summary displays” and “Filtering the Alarm Summary” in the Station Configuration Guide. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 105 (Show details pane) on the Alarm Summary tool- bar. 2. To see a graphical view of your alarms grouped according to assets, click (Show alarm tracker) on the Alarm Summary toolbar. This icon is only enabled if your system is licensed for Alarm Tracker. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 106: Alarm Summary Columns

    Red and flashing: the alarm is urgent priority, unacknowledged and the cause of the alarm still exists. Red and not flashing: the alarm is urgent Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 107 Cyan and flashing: the alarm is low priority, unacknowledged and the cause of the alarm still exists. Cyan and not flashing: the alarm is low priority, acknowledged and the cause of the alarm still exists. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 108 ToolTip for this column entry, or look in the Details pane for this alarm. The server cluster you are connected to is configured to treat unsuppressed alarms as new alarms. (This is a setting that is enabled on the Summary Displays tab of the Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 109 Server Wide Settings is enabled, live values in the Alarm Summary will be shown Live Value in the format configured for point parameter values. For information, see “Configuring precision values for point parameters.” Alternatively, two decimal places will be shown. Units The unit that the value represents, for example ml/s. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 110: Identifying The Failure Point From The Alarm Summary

    The alarm description will be blank or incomplete if the block descriptions have not been configured appropriately. The following figure displays a sample Alarm Summary and a portion of the configuration form of the Main tab and the Out #1 tab of the Step block. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 111 However, if you skip this failed step output using the Force Request option, the Description column in the Alarm Summary displays the description of the currently failed point. However, an event is not logged in the event journal when the failed step Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 112: Changing What Is Shown In The Alarm Summary And The System Status Display

    For example, you can filter to show alarms: Of a particular priority only. For a particular asset only on the Alarm Summary. For a particular piece of equipment on the System Status display. You can also filter by most columns in the summary. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 113: Using The Location Pane On The Alarm Summary And The System Status Display

    Location Pane with a . Note that selecting an item in the location pane will filter the alarms shown in the results pane but will not affect the dashboard being shown. Alarm Summary showing the Location Pane Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 114 Click the Close icon in the Location Pane To filter using the Location pane 1. Show the location pane if it is hidden. 2. Expand the asset tree to locate the item by which you want to filter. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 115: Using The Dashboard Pane On The System Status Display

    You can also see the status of equipment where available. Attention: The Dashboard pane on the System Status display is not filtered by the Location pane. System Status display showing the Dashboard Pane Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 116: Using Column Filtering And Sorting On The Alarm Summary

    Alarms are filtered to show any alarms for the selected item. Using column filtering and sorting on the Alarm Summary On the Alarm Summary display, you can use the filters available for each column to change which alarms are included in the current view. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 117 The words (Filter applied) appear at the top of the Alarm Summary to the left of Clear All Filters. A tick is shown beside the filter option you have chosen. The alarms included in the Alarm Summary change to show only those alarms that match the filter criteria. Tip: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 118 2. To remove all current column filters, click Clear all Filters. Clearing all filters, removes any column filters applied to the Alarm Summary and removes the (Filter applied) indication at the top of the Alarm Summary beside Clear All Filters. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 119: Example Scenario: Filtering

    3. Click the “alarm state icon” column and select Unacknowledged. The Alarm Summary changes to show only unacknowledged alarms of urgent or high priority. Example scenario: Sorting You want to sort the Alarm Summary so that alarms are sorted in ascending order by value. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 120: Using Views Within The Alarm Summary

    Alarm Summary. To apply a view 1. Click the View list. A list of view options is displayed in a drop-down list. Alarm Summary view list Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 121: Using The Details Pane On The Alarm Summary

    The Details pane shows the details of the currently selected alarm, provides an area for you to add comments, and if configured for your system, displays help information about the selected alarm. If no alarm is selected, the details pane is empty. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 122: Navigating The Alarm Summary

    Press the END key to go to the last alarm in the summary If you want to use your keyboard keys or mouse wheel to scroll the Alarm Summary, you may need to click your mouse in the summary grid to give it focus. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 123: Pausing The Alarm Summary

    As alarm icons scroll from right to left, they move rapidly at first through the real-time area and then more slowly through the historical area. The time axis (at the bottom of the Alarm Tracker pane) is divided into two parts: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 124 (or right) to increase (or decrease) the time period. An Alarm Tracker pane in the Alarm summary Prerequisites Your site has a license for the Alarm Tracker option. You have called up the Alarm Summary display. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 125 To view information about a specific alarm 1. Hover over the alarm icon to display a ToolTip that shows: The tag name The item name (if an item name has been defined and is different to the tag Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 126 Selecting an alarm cluster in this way, filters the alarm table below the Alarm Tracker pane to show only alarms in the selected cluster. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 127 To respond to alarm clusters or individual alarms in an alarm track 1. Right-click an alarm icon to select the alarm cluster to which it belongs. 2. To acknowledge the whole cluster, right-click the cluster and choose Acknowledge Cluster on the shortcut menu. Attention: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 128 12 hours (the maximum period of time that can be displayed in the Alarm Tracker pane). Although the ToolTip shows information about the most important alarm state of these alarms, you cannot click the button to show these older alarms because they occurred more than 12 hours ago. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 129 The height of each alarm track is increased (or decreased) proportionately. Note that you cannot directly control the height of individual alarm tracks: the height of each track (relative to other tracks) is defined when the alarm tracker is configured. Attention: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 130: How The Most Important Alarm State Is Determined

    Precedence Alarm priority Alarm state Acknowledgement status Critical Active Unacknowledged Urgent Active Unacknowledged High Active Unacknowledged Active Unacknowledged Critical Unacknowledged Urgent Unacknowledged High Unacknowledged Unacknowledged Critical Active Acknowledged Urgent Active Acknowledged High Active Acknowledged Active Acknowledged Disabled Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 131: Viewing Help For An Alarm

    Select the Alarm Help tab. Information about the alarm appears on the tab, such as the point name, trip Details value, and time to respond. Pane b. Click More Details to navigate to the ACM Web page for the selected point. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 132: Silencing And Acknowledging Alarms

    There are several ways of silencing or acknowledging alarms: Do this Either: Click the (Acknowledge/Silence) toolbar button Silence the tone Click the Silence button on the display Press the appropriate shortcut key Acknowledge Either: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 133 Quick Shelve. Alternatively, you can use the Shelve and Quick Shelve buttons Alarm at the bottom of the Alarm Summary. Depending on how your system has been Summary configured, quick shelving may not be enabled. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 134: Shelving An Alarm Or Alert

    If the Shelve Alarm or Shelve Alert button is not available, try using the procedure below. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 135: Considerations For Configuring An Alarm Unshelving Delay

    If that alarm returns to normal at any time during the shelving period, the alarm is unshelved. New alarms for the same point would appear on the Alarm Summary. This is usual behavior for alarm shelving. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 136 This means that the alarm must return to normal for 10 seconds before it will be unshelved. The figure shows the same profile of a point in alarm as in Example 1. The operator shelves the alarm on the first instance of the alarm and defines an unshelving delay of 10 seconds. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 137: Considerations For Shelving Tps Alarms

    TPN units defined in the peerless area, which will results in alarms with unknown timestamps. To avoid this scenario, always have at least two ESTs in the same TPN Area/Console. 2. Changing from Console Disable to Console Enable will cause an alarm recovery for Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 138: Responding To Alarms On Tabbed Displays

    Icon showing that alarm group is associated, but not currently in alarm When a display is associated with an invalid alarm group, an invalid alarm group icon is shown. Icon showing that the display is associated with an invalid alarm group Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 139: Viewing Suppressed Alarms

    (or were) suppressed, and if so, why. How do I know if alarms are currently suppressed? There are several ways to find out if alarms are currently suppressed (that is, removed from the default, unfiltered view of the Alarm Summary). Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 140 Configuration Studio), you can also see suppressed alarm counts on an alarm group detail display. 2. If you are currently viewing a faceplate, the ToolTip on the alarm icon indicates that alarms are currently suppressed. Tip: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 141: How Can I Find Out Which Alarms Are Suppressed And Why

    Click the box at the top of the alarm icon column and from the list of column filters choose Suppressed. The Alarm Summary now shows only suppressed alarms. From the View list choose (suppressed alarms). The Alarm Summary now includes a Suppression Groups column and shows only suppressed alarms. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 142 (see the Flags and Suppressed entries). 3. Click the Suppression tab of the Alarm Details pane to see: Which alarms this alarm is suppressed by. Which alarms this alarm is currently suppressing. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 143: Checking The Status Of Alarm Suppression Groups

    Experion server to which your Station is connected: Local Ack View Only Users, Local View Only Users, Local Operators, Local Engineers, Local Supervisors, or Product Administrators. If you log on using a different account, an error message is displayed and the Suppression Status display shows no suppression group content. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 144 Overrides apply only to the server cluster that you are currently connected to; they are not applied system wide. For more information, see the topic “Enabling and disabling alarm suppression groups”. Suppression Status display Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 145 3. Use the tabs at the bottom of the list of suppression groups to see: Which (if any) alarms in the currently selected suppression group are currently active (Active Alarms tab). Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 146 When filtering, you can use the same wildcard characters (* and ?) that you can use when filtering alarms on the Alarm Summary. You can also use the Suppression Group drop-down box to sort group names in ascending or descending order. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 147: Enabling And Disabling Alarm Suppression Groups

    Alarm Summary. However, there may be circumstances where (for troubleshooting purposes or other reasons) you might want those alarms not to be hidden, and so you might want to temporarily disable that alarm suppression group. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 148 2. Click the group name. The current enabled/disabled setting of the group determines whether the button at the top right of the list of suppression groups is the Disable Group or Enable Group button. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 149 If you want the Enabled setting retained indefinitely and applied system- wide, change the setting from Configuration Studio and load the change to your system’s servers. Alarms are now included or excluded from the default (unfiltered) view of the Alarm Summary, depending on: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 150: Viewing Historical Information About Alarm Suppression

    2. Use the column filter options for Suppression Group or Flags to locate event details related to alarm suppression. Because the default view of the Event Summary does not include these columns, you may need to use the Column Organizer to add them. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 151: Suppressing Audible Annunciations

    Click the event for which you want more details. The Details pane shows information on the selected event. An example of an Event Details pane for a suppression event Suppressing audible annunciations You suppress audible annunciations on the Alarm Summary. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 152 ToolTip is Suppress high and low annunciation. All alarms that are currently annunciated are silenced. This includes urgent alarms. Low alarms only The button changes to , which indicates that audible annunciations are suppressed for low alarms only. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 153: About Suppressing Audible Annunciations

    However, all existing alarms are silenced when using the Suppress audible annunciations button. Configuration options The suppression of audible annunciations is an option that is enabled and configured by a system engineer security level or above. When enabled, Experion is configured with the following options: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 154 The button can have up to three states: Suppression button states When the button looks like this… …you will hear audible annunciation of All alarms and messages. High priority alarms and urgent priority alarms. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 155 Only new alarms will sound. If at any time during the suppression period either Station closes and reopens, or an operator logs off and then logs in, audible annunciation suppression is not affected and will continue to run. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 156: Disabling Alarms For An Asset In A Console

    If you have MNGR security level, you can disable alarms for assets in another console. Note that alarms disabled within a console will still be visible to anyone with MNGR security level. 4. Clear the check box associated with the asset to disable its alarms within the console. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 157: Adding Comments To An Alarm

    4. Type in your comment and click Save Comments. Viewing an alarm video clip If your Experion has the Honeywell Digital Video Manager installed as part of the system, you will be able to view any video clip that may be linked with an alarm or event.
  • Page 158: Tps Alarm Summary Overflow

    In addition to an Experion Alarm Summary overflow, the TPS Alarm Summary can also overflow. When a TPS overflow occurs, a LIST OVERFLW message appears at the top of the TPS Alarm Summary. In addition, an alarm is generated by the TPS server that appears in the Experion System Status display. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 159: What Happens When You Click The Recover Alarms Button

    Station screen. If the operation is confirmed, the Experion server attempts to recover any C300, SCADA, or DSA alarms it discarded during overflow. Some notifications are not recoverable, such as ones that have returned to normal or most local system alarms. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 160 Alarms button will cause alarm recovery on the Console Station. If an alarm overflow occurs on both the cluster server and a Console Station, clicking the Recover Alarms button on the Console Station will cause alarm recovery on both the server and console. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 161 Responding to alarms Attention: DSA and SCADA alarms can only be recovered if the Experion server is performing an alarm recovery. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 162: Responding To Events

    You can also call up the Event Summary by clicking Events on the System Menu. Events are listed in chronological order, starting with the most recent event. The display is automatically updated, which means that each new event appears at the top of the list. Event Summary Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 163: Event Summary Columns

    Server Wide Settings, Summary Displays page. See Summary displays tab, server wide settings for more information. Event Summary columns The following table describes the default event line items, starting from the left. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 164 INACTIVE. Suppression group deactivated. SUPP. Alarm has been suppressed. UNSUPP. Alarm has been unsuppressed. Blank. No action has occurred. For a list of Safety Manager actions, refer to the “SOE log entries reference” topic in the Safety Manager Integration Guide. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 165: About Journaled Events

    The System Wide Live Events Cache is a temporary repository for the most recent events raised across the DSA system. The size of the cache is limited to 100k, and when full, the oldest events will be removed as new ones are added. Note that servers in the DSA system Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 166: Changing What Is Shown In The Event Summary

    Event Summary display to show events for: A particular asset Report requests Operator activity on or within a specific asset Using the Location pane, you can navigate the hierarchical trees to see the associated event(s) for each asset. Event Summary (Location pane) Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 167 1. Show the location pane if it is hidden. 2. Expand the asset tree to locate the item by which you want to filter. 3. Click the required item(s). Events are filtered to show any events for the selected item(s). Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 168: Using Column Filtering On The Event Summary

    If a custom filter has previously been applied, clicking Clear All Filters does not reset the summary back to the default view. Rather, all filters are cleared and the view name is shown with an asterisk indicating it that the view has been modified. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 169: Using Views Within The Event Summary

    To sort the Event Summary 1. Call up the Event Summary display. 2. Click the column heading you want to sort by. Note that you can only sort by Date & Time, Source, Priority, and Public Name. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 170: Example Scenario - Sorting The Events Summary

    The Event Summary changes to list events in ascending order according to the point ID. Resetting the Events Summary Reset View button is available on the toolbar of the Events Summary display. When you click the Reset View button, the default summary display is loaded. For example, it will Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 171: Adding Comments To An Event

    4. Type in your comment and click Save Comments. Viewing an event video clip If your Experion has the Honeywell Digital Video Manager installed as part of the system, you can view any video clip that may be linked with an alarm or event.
  • Page 172: Adding An Operator Recorded Event

    Experion provides a playback facility, so that you can run reports on events that have been restored from archives. As a security measure, you can use the Experion tampering alert feature to raise an alarm if any event record is changed or altered in any way after it is captured. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 173: Event Collection And Archive Status

    If you see this status, refer the problem to your supervisor. Failed Events collection has failed. There is not enough disk space to continue events collection. Events collection is Full Disk stopped until there is sufficient disk space available. Archiving events Use the following procedure if: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 174: Restoring Archived Events

    3. In Backup window, click the Restore and Manage Media tab. 4. Expand the tree view of the tape drive device you are restoring from. 5. Select the check box that corresponds to the set you want to restore. Restoring events from tape Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 175: Restoring Archived Events From Filesystem

    Information about events is stored in your database in an encrypted format. As a security measure, Experion can detect if any changes have been attempted or made to this data that is not a part of the system's normal operation. Experion can be set up to automatically check all Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 176 If you use the Check for Tampering button to verify that the system's electronic records are secure, you are prompted with a message alerting you that this could be a time-consuming process, depending on the size of your databases. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 177: Responding To Messages

    Calling up the Message Summary Messages that have not been acknowledged (and, if appropriate, confirmed) are listed in the Message Summary. The icon to the left of a message flashes if it has not been acknowledged. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 178: Message Summary Columns

    To call up the Message Summary 1. Choose ViewMessages. Message Summary Message Summary columns The following table describes the default message line items, starting from the left. Column Description Icon Meaning Message Informational message state Confirmable message Message requiring a single electronic signature Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 179: Changing What Is Shown In The Message Summary

    You can change the Message Summary by applying views, filters and sorting the summary. Using the Location pane on the Message Summary The Location pane provides a list of assets to which you have access. You can use the Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 180: Filtering And Sorting The Message Summary

    When the Message Summary is filtered, the column by which you are filtering is highlighted. When the Message Summary is sorted, the column by which you are sorting has an up arrow to indicate Sort Ascending and a down arrow to indicate Sort Descending. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 181: Example Scenario Filtering The Message Summary

    You want to filter the Message Summary so that you see informational messages. Solution 1. Call up the Message Summary display. 2. Click the Message State column and select Informational. The Message Summary changes to list messages that are of the type informational. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 182: Example Scenario - Sorting The Message Summary

    Use your mouse and click on the scroll bar Use the mouse wheel (if your mouse has one) Use the UP ARROW and DOWN ARROW keys on your keyboard Press the PAGE UP and PAGE DOWN keys to scroll a page at a time Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 183: Pausing The Message Summary

    1. On the Message Summary toolbar click Reset View. 2. Acknowledge the Yes/No warning message displayed at the top of the summary dis- play. Silencing, acknowledging, and confirming messages There are several ways of silencing or acknowledging messages: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 184 Acknowledging an informational message on the next page Acknowledging a confirmable message on the next page Acknowledging a message that requires a single electronic signature on the next page Acknowledging a message that requires two electronic signatures on page 186 Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 185: Acknowledging An Informational Message

    A message that requires a single electronic signature to be acknowledged is identified by a flashing icon. An electronic signature is the legally binding equivalent of your handwritten signature, and consists of your user name and password (and perhaps the computer domain to which you belong). Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 186: Acknowledging A Message That Requires Two Electronic Signatures

    (and perhaps the computer domain to which you belong). Prerequisites You need a colleague with the appropriate security level to act as the secondary signer. To acknowledge a message 1. Right-click the message and choose Acknowledge Message. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 187: Clearing Messages

    Clear Message.) Clearing messages If your system has been configured to require operators to manually clear messages, messages will remain in the Message Summary until they are cleared even if they have been acknowledged (or acknowledged and confirmed). Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 188: Adding Comments To A Message

    2. If the Details Pane is not visible, click the Show Details Pane button. 3. Click the Comments tab. Any existing comments that have been added to a message are displayed. 4. Type in your comment and click Save Comments. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 189: Responding To Alerts

    The Alert box in the Status Bar flashes white if there are any unacknowledged alerts. The Alert Summary Alerts are listed in the Alert Summary, which provides description of each alert. To call up the Alert Summary 1. Choose ViewAlerts. Alternatively, click the Alert box in the status bar. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 190: Alert Summary Columns

    If the point ID is too long to be fully displayed in the alarm summary, it is Source truncated. To see the full name, place the mouse pointer over the partial point ID to display the full point ID. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 191: Changing What Is Shown In The Alert Summary

    The Location pane on the Alert Summary provides a tree view of assets to which you, or the Station you are using, have been assigned. For example, you can use the Location pane to filter the Alert Summary to show alerts for: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 192 2. Expand the asset tree to locate the item by which you want to filter. 3. Click the required item(s). Alarms are filtered to show any alarms for the selected item(s). Tip: Use SHIFT+click to select multiple items in a successive list. Use CTRL+click to select multiple items not in succession. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 193: Using Column Filtering On The Alert Summary

    All alerts view. It will also reset all filters and column positions back to default settings. To reset the Alert Summary 1. On the Alert Summary toolbar click Reset View. 2. Acknowledge the Yes/No warning message displayed at the top of the summary dis- play. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 194: Silencing And Acknowledging Alerts

    To respond to an alert with Interactive Instructions 1. Call up the Alert Summary. 2. Double-click the alert with Interactive Instructions. The Sequential Control Module detail display opens at the Table view tab with the current step highlighted. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 195: Alert Summary Overflow

    If an alarm overflow occurs on a cluster server, all associated Console and Flex Stations will also display the OVERFLOW indication and the Recover Alarms button. If an alarm overflow occurs on a Console Station, only the Console Station will display the overflow indicators. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 196: Exporting What Is Shown In A Summary Display

    CSV file is also saved on the primary cluster server. All other CSV exports from the console station and console extension station are saved on the server associated with the console. The file is located Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 197 Exporting what is shown in a summary display in the <data folder>\Honeywell\Experion PKS\Server\Data\Report\SummaryReports folder, where <data folder> is the location where Experion is stored. For default installations, <data folder> is C:\ProgramData. . Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 198: Displaying Detailed Process Information

    The Faceplate is designed to look like a traditional panel instrument, and shows the main parameters for the point. The other parameters are shown to the right of the Face Plate, and are grouped according to tab. For example, to see the alarm-related parameters, click the Alarms tab. Tabs Parameters Face Plate Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 199: Calling Up A Point Detail Display

    1. Type all or part of the full item name in the Command Zone, and then click the (Detail) toolbar button. 2. If you typed only part of the full item name, a list of matching points (and other items) appears. Double-click the required point name. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 200: Displaying Point History

    If you have the appropriate security level, you can change the point's properties. Caution: Changing point properties in Station will not update the Quick Builder project. Honeywell recommends that, after updating the point in Station, you upload it into Quick Builder to synchronize the project. Faceplate Shows critical information about the point, and provides a convenient means of controlling the point.
  • Page 201 Alarms tab. Journal When selected, handles all alarms for the point as journaled events. Note that only option Alarms enabled must be selected for this option to work. Manual When selected, the operator is permitted to change the PV. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 202 PV Last The date and time that the PV was last processed. Processed For OPC interfaces, the field timestamp for the value. PV Last For non-OPC interfaces, the server timestamp when data was last received for Scanned this parameter. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 203 If critical alarm support has been enabled, urgent priority alarms with a sub priority of 15 will be shown as critical priority alarms on the Alarm Summary and other displays. For information about how to enable critical alarms, see “Customizing alarm colors” in the Station Configuration Guide. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 204: Analog Point

    If you have the appropriate security level, you can change the point's properties. Caution: Changing point properties in Station will not update the Quick Builder project. Honeywell recommends that, after updating the point in Station, you upload it into Quick Builder to synchronize the project. Faceplate Shows critical information about the point, and provides a convenient means of controlling the point.
  • Page 205 Lists the PV algorithm number, if specified, attached to this point. Double-click PV algorithm the number to display algorithm details. Lists the action algorithm number, if specified, attached to this point. Double- Action algorithm click the number to display algorithm details. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 206 Prevents all controls on the point from occurring. Inhibit Control Safeguards When this check box is selected and a control action is performed on the point, Control displays the prompt: Please confirm control request. The operator must press Y Confirmation Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 207 The lowest value that can be set for the associated parameter. The value is clamped at this value. Lower Limit For OP, the value is specified as a percentage of the PV output range. The default is 0%. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 208 The delay time (in seconds) that must pass before an alarm returns to normal (sec) (RTN). Lists the priority of the alarm. Options, in order from the lowest priority, are: Journal Priority High Urgent If critical alarm support has been enabled, urgent priority alarms with a sub Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 209 When selected, an alarm is raised if the PV parameter changes without the change being initiated from the server. When selected, an alarm is raised if the PV parameter changes without the Set point change being initiated from the server. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 210: Process Point

    Process point A process point represents a control strategy in an Experion Process Controller. Process points are user-definable—ask your supervisor or an experienced colleague for an explanation of the display's contents. A typical Detail Display for a process point Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 211: Status Point

    A status point is a standard point type with a fixed data structure that represents digital inputs or outputs. For example, a status point can represent the on and off states of a pump. If you have the appropriate security level, you can change the point's properties. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 212 Displaying detailed process information Caution: Changing point properties in Station will not update the Quick Builder project. Honeywell recommends that, after updating the point in Station, you upload it into Quick Builder to synchronize the project. Faceplate Shows critical information about the point, and provides a convenient means of controlling the point.
  • Page 213 The time (in seconds) the OP value is maintained at a non-zero value. The default value, Latched, latches the OP at the non-zero value. Pulse Width For example, if the value is set to 2 seconds and the operator sets the OP to a non- Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 214 Inhibit Control States Target PV The output states of the point. For a point with 2 OP states, 0 and 1 are defined. state For a point with 4 OP states, 0, 1, 2, and 3 are defined. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 215 The delay time (in seconds) that must pass before an alarm returns to normal (RTN). (sec) The optional sub-priority level of the alarm, between 0 (lowest and default) and 15 Subpriority (highest). Re-Alarm If selected, an alarm is raised whenever the PV changes to another alarm state. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 216 The index number of the message associated with alarms for this point. Message For details about creating messages, see the Station Configuration Guide. Index History tab The History tab displays changes to the point’s process value (PV) over time. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 217: Sequential Control Module Detail Displays

    An SCM contains transition block and step block pairs. In general, when a certain transition condition is met, the step procedure is executed. The chart view gives you a graphical view of the transitions and steps in the SCM and the progress as it occurs. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 218 The condition is failed or in error. Yellow Warning The step block is waiting for the conditions in the preceding Step block Gray transition block to become true for it to run. Green The step block is running. Blue The step block has completed. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 219: Table View

    Minitrend is opened for a step in Table View. parameters Displays the Target value and Entry values. Operator can enter an Entry value. pane Additional Provides details for the Step Output or Transition Condition that is selected in the details Details pane. pane Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 220: Using Group Detail Displays

    1. Choose View>Group Summary to see the list of groups. 2. Select a group. To call up a group detail display whose number you know 1. Click (Group). 2. In the Command Zone, type the group number and press ENTER. Typical Group Detail display Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 221: Using Trend Displays

    Each trend is identified by a number, and generally has a descriptive title. Attention: Note that you cannot call up trend numbers 2901 to 3000, as these numbers are used for alarm trackers. If you try to call up a trend number in this range, Station displays an error message. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 222: Trend Buttons Reference

    Having called up a trend, you use the various buttons on the trend display to modify it. The following table describes each button. Attention: This topic is not applicable to limit trends. For more information about limit trends, see “Limit trend controls.” Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 223 Click the arrow to change the view to Trend with Events or Trend with Tabular History View trend with tabular history Indicates the current view is the trend with the tabular history pane. Click the arrow to change the view to Trend Only or Trend with Events. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 224 Zooms out by 25% of the visible range. If a reference line is visible, the zooming is centered around the reference line. Show time selector Shows the time selector and provides options for the position of the time selector which is used to set a history offset. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 225: About Limit Trend Displays

    (History intervals are the periods between snapshots and the periods over which averages are calculated. These periods are then used for collecting history). The number of trends available in your system depends on the server database sizing. Limit trend display Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 226: Limit Trend Controls

    The range shown on the y-axis for the selected plot is determined selected automatically. The range shown on the y-axis is determined automatically so that all plots Auto scale stacked are separated into horizontal strips and the data currently visible does not overlap. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 227 Select data from a different date. Click the current date to see this button. Select data from a different time. Click the current date to see this button. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 228: Changing The Scale On A Trend

    The figure below shows the scale options available in a list which you can access from the trend toolbar. Tip: For information about how to change the scale on a limit trend, see “Limit trend controls.” Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 229: Scale Options

    Values that fall outside this scale are not visible in the trend. scales in The scale is represented in engineering units. Individual You specify the maximum and minimum value that will be shown on the trend for Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 230: Viewing Events On A Trend

    Viewing events on a trend You can view events with your trend to help you analyze the relationship between alarms and events and changes in point values in your trend. Attention: This topic is not applicable to limit trends. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 231: Changing The Period On A Trend

    Ends at a specific date and time, by showing the time selector on the right. Starts and ends at a specific date and time by showing the time selector on the left and right. Is centered around a specific date and time by showing the time selector at the center. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 232: Adding A Reference Line To A Trend

    1. Using the mouse, drag over the area of interest. As you drag, a rectangle shows the area you are selecting. Tip: Alternatively, on standard trends, you can click the Zoom in button to zoom in at increments of 25%. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 233: Highlighting A Plot On A Trend

    The SCADA Controllers display lists the channels and controllers configured for each server in your system, within your scope of responsibility. Status counts at the top right of the display provide an overview of the status of controllers within your scope of responsibility. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 234 Server current status. The name and status of the channel for this controller. Channels with dual links display status icons for both links. Channel Click a channel name to navigate to the Channel Detail display for that channel. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 235 You can filter by one server, channel, or asset, but by multiple status values. The numbers beside each status value indicates the number of controllers of that status for the selected server, channel, or asset. These numbers will update according to any filtering applied. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 236: Using Efm Meters

    1. Use any of the following methods to call up a Meter Detail display for an individual meter. From the System Status display, double-click on the meter in the location pane. In the Station command zone, type the partial meter name or number, then click Detail on the toolbar, or press F12. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 237: About Meter Detail Displays

    Enables and disables the meter. Channel A link to controller’s parent channel. Controller A link to the meter’s parent controller. The name of the asset associated with the meter. Associated asset If there is no associated asset defined, this area is blank. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 238 Station is running in a time zone one hour ahead, the timestamp will show the collection as having taken place at 3:00 AM. Item Description For collection logs, states are: Status Not configured Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 239 If a collection type is not scheduled for collection, the next collection field will show Not configured. Error statistics This area displays statistical information for the available logs: Interval logs Daily logs Ultrasonic logs Alarm and Event logs Composition logs Gas Quality logs Configuration logs Configuration Record logs Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 240 When collecting data from a Spirit IT Flow-X meter, only records from the last 31 days are collected. Records older than 31 days are not collected. Export Exports all collected data from the meter that was not previously exported. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 241: Efm Meter Faceplates

    Measurement configuration display. See the topic titled "EFM configuration settings" in the Station Configuration Guide for more information. EFM meter faceplates The following figure shows how a typical EFM meter faceplate is divided into four major zones. EFM meter faceplate Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 242: Resetting Statistics On The Meter Detail Display

    Enables and disables the EFM meter. Resetting statistics on the Meter Detail display This task resets the diagnostic information (number of requests, number of errors, and percentage of errors) for all collection and export types. Use this when troubleshooting meter issues. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 243: Requesting A Manual Collection Of Data From An Efm Meter

    You can choose any date from today until the last 31 days. After 31 data from days, data is automatically deleted (aged-out). Use this task when data has been successfully exported but has since been lost and specified Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 244 3. Select the date from which you want to export data (up to the last 31 days). 4. Click Export. The system exports all data starting from the specified date. Check the event logs for any errors. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 245: About Activities, Batches, And Procedures

    Activity commands are available via a set of command buttons underneath the grid on the summary display as well as through the contextual menu invoked when you right-click on an item in the relevant summary display. The commands are: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 246: Activity Stages And States

    Exec state) in the Activity Summary display, and then expanding the list next to the Command menu option. The available commands are: Start Reset Abort Hold Restart Stop Activity stages and states Activity stages are a set of states that apply to all batches and procedures: Init – initializing PreExecution Executing Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 247 9 – Interrupted 10 – Restarting 11 – Restarted 12 – Holding 13 – Held 14 – Stopping 15 – Stopped 16 – Aborting 17 – Aborted 18 – CommErr 19 – <Blank> 20 – Starting 21 – Started Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 248 (RCM or SCM) associated with this batch, or procedure. These batch commands are not context sensitive; a message will be displayed in the message zone if an invalid command is issued. The available batch commands are: Inactive Start Reset Interrupt Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 249 About activities, batches, and procedures Restart Hold Stop Abort Resume Active Cancel Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 250: Creating A Batch Or Procedure

    If your SOR changes while you are working in the activities sub-system, the list of batches or procedures displayed in the summary will change accordingly. Depending on the task you are performing when your SOR changes, one or more of the following situations may occur: Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 251: Calling Up The Activity, Batch, Or Procedure Summary

    Can be used to command a batch or procedure. Available commands are Start, Hold, Stop, Remove, Abort. Contextual menu options Can also be used to command a batch or procedure. Accessed by right-clicking on an activity, batch, or procedure. Contains the same commands as provided by the Activity command buttons. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 252 From the Operator menu From the Station menu Accessing a summary display from the Operator menu 1. From the (missing or bad snippet) Operator menu, select one of the following options: Operator menu options for Activities, Batches, Procedures Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 253 Tip: If you have chosen the Activities option from the Station menu and your summary display is showing a mix of batches and procedures, you can use the Type column to filter to show only batches or procedures. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 254: Summary Display Columns

    Exec stage. Create Time Date and time the batch or procedural operation was created. Start Time Date and time the batch or procedural operation started. End Time Date and time the batch or procedural operation completed. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 255: Creating A Batch Or Procedure From A Summary Display

    2. Enter a Batch ID for the new batch or procedure and select the recipe or procedure on which you would like to base this activity. Selecting an asset in the Location pane filters the recipes or procedures to those Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 256: Creating A Batch Or Procedure From A Custom Display

    Tip: Depending on how this button has been configured in HMIWeb Display Builder at your site, it may or may not have Create Activity as its label. This label is used here only to explain the concept. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 257 Edit Activity Parameters will launch the Activity Data dialog box as soon as the batch or procedure has been created. 4. Click Create. The batch or procedure is created using the default parameters. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 258: Editing A Batch Or Procedure

    New Value box. When you enter a value in a New Value box, an asterisk appears in the tab to indicate that you have data still needing to be committed to the controller. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 259 Note that when you click Apply the set of parameter changes are written to the controller in a single operation, rather than a single parameter being updated. This means that more than one error could be returned if there are any issues with new values. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 260: Editing Batch Or Procedure Parameters From A Custom Display

    New Value box. When you enter a value in a New Value box, an asterisk appears in the tab to indicate that you have data still needing to be committed to the controller. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 261 Clicking Apply will send the values to the controller and then you can manually start the batch or procedure using the Activity commands. Note that when you click Apply the set of parameter changes are written to the controller in a single operation, rather than a single parameter being updated. This Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 262: Responding To Control Value Errors

    Value box and moved to the next parameter in error, the number of errors in par- entheses will decrease and the error description text for the updated parameter will be removed. When all errors have been addressed there will no longer be an indicator of Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 263: Electronic Signing Of Parameter Values

    If the RCM or SCM used to create the batch or procedure had Electronic Signature enabled, the Electronic Signature dialog box will display when you try to apply parameter values. Electronic Signature dialog showing current and new parameter values Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 264 3. Click OK to electronically sign the values. An event will be raised for the transaction, and individual events will be raised for each parameter that has been updated. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 265: Operating A Batch Or Procedure

    Contextual menu options Accessed by right-clicking on a batch or procedure. Command lists Provide the ability to: Issue standard RCM/SCM commands to the selected batch, or procedure View and control the mode setting of the selected batch or procedure Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 266: Starting A Batch Or Procedure

    After you have started a batch or procedure, you can Hold it from either a summary display or from the activity table on a custom display. To hold a batch or procedure 1. From either the summary display or the activity table in a custom display, select the batch or procedure to be held. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 267: Restarting A Batch Or Procedure

    Removing a completed batch or procedure When a batch or procedure is in a PreExecute, PostExecute, or Failed state, you can remove it from the summary display or from the activity table on a custom display. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 268: Aborting A Batch Or Procedure

    You can use the command button control to send a command to a procedure. If control confirmation has been configured, the Control Confirmation dialog box will be displayed to capture confirmation before the command is sent to the procedure. The following image displays an abort command button control. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 269: Command Drop-down Control

    Command panel control The background and foreground colors of the control labels can be configured to be specific colors, so the command panel controls in your system may look different to the one shown here. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 270: Confirmation Panel Control

    An icon in the top left of the control and the control heading text indicate the type of information contained in the control. The following image displays an example of an information control with a type of Warning. Information control Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 271: Information Panel Control

    The following image displays a list of instructions, one of which is complete (Manually open valves)’ two which are active and awaiting Operator confirmation (Confirm Tank 220 is empty and Confirm Tank 221 is empty); and one which is in Pre-exec (Select cleaner). Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 272: Mode Attribute Button Control

    The following image displays an example of a mode attribute drop-down control for an activity, batch, or procedure currently in Operator mode. Clicking the drop-down arrow provides a list of available mode attribute options. Mode attribute drop-down control Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 273: Mode Button Control

    The background and foreground colors of the control label can be configured to be specific colors, so the mode drop-down controls in your system may look different to the one shown here. Phase control The phase control provides feedback on the state and execution status of a phase block. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 274: Procedure And Sequence Control Icons

    Procedure and sequence control elements Item Description Header The header is optional and can be hidden or shown according to the way the control has been configured (ShowHeader property). It contains control type — Procedure, Step, Phase, Instruction, Transition, or Unit. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 275 (RCM, SCM, or UCM). Procedure and sequence control state icons and their meanings If the icon looks like The control state is… this… Running Interrupting Holding Stopping Aborting Interrupted Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 276 Awaiting confirmation of an instruction. In an Info execution status. (No Operator action required.) In a Warning execution status. (Operator action may be required.) In an Error execution status. An error has occurred during the execution and Operator action may be required. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 277 Invalid configuration. This could occur due to an invalid syntax in configured properties such as the procedure name, or when an invalid instruction index is selected. Issues with the data source. This could be the result of a bad data read. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 278: Procedure Control

    It forms a kind of “mini-faceplate” for a procedural operation or phase. When bound to a phase, it provides access to the phase child element. The following image displays the command controls for a procedural operation named Resin, which is currently running. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 279: Step And Phase List Control

    Two steps (CloseTanks) and (FillTanks) are in a Pre-exec state. Step and phase list control Step control The step control provides feedback on the state and execution status of a step. The following image displays a step called Drain Tanks, which is running. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 280: Transition Control

    The following image displays a list of transitions, two of which are complete (Opening valves) and (Draining tanks); one which is active (Closing valves); and one which is in a Pre- exec state (Filling tanks). Transition list control Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 281: Unit Control

    The other two units are currently inactive. Unit list control The background color of the control can be configured to be specific colors, so the unit list controls in your system may look different to the one shown here. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 282: Executing A Batch Or Procedure From An Activity Detail Display

    From the Activity Detail display for a given batch or procedure you can perform the following actions: Monitor batch or procedure progress Change the batch or procedure parameters Adjust formula parameters Review report parameters Command batches or procedures Interact with a confirmable instruction Activity Detail display Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 283 To command a batch or procedure from an activity detail display 1. From the Activity Detail display, review the current values for each of the command options in the faceplate to the left of the display. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 284: Accessing Child Elements

    To respond to child element errors 1. From the Summary display, select the batch or procedure that has an error indicated in either the Status or Status Description columns. 2. Click F12 to access the Activity Detail display. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 285: Managing Orphaned Activities

    2. Select an orphan activity from the list and click F12 to navigate to the Activity Detail display for that activity. From here, you have access to all the usual activity options so you can command the batch or procedure as you would any other activity. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 286: Reviewing A Completed Batch Or Procedure

    Removing a completed batch or procedure When a batch or procedure is in a PreExecute, PostExecute, or Failed state, you can remove it from the summary display or from the activity table on a custom display. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 287: Reviewing Batch And Procedure Events

    Execution ID Batch ID Caution: When using the Batch ID to filter the events, consider that sometimes events are raised without the Batch ID data included. This may mean that there are events missing from your filtered list. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 288: Loading Recipes

    2. Click the recipe you want to load. The recipe's details appear. 3. If you want to change the recipe before loading it, customize it now. 4. Type the unit (set of equipment) into which you want to load the recipe in the Unit box. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 289: Customizing A Recipe

    To override one or more master values 1. Select the appropriate Working box and type the appropriate value. (This value must be between the minimum and maximum values.) Repeat this for any other working values you want to change. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 290: What Is The System Status Display

    1. In Station, click the System box in the Status bar. If there is a system alarm, the System box is flashing. Components of the System Status display There are several parts that make up the System Status display. The following figure shows Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 291: System Status Display Dashboard Pane Reference

    Dashboard pane. If you have a DSA system and file replication has been configured, dashboards can be accessed on all Servers and Console Station nodes. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 292: System Status Display Location Pane Reference

    The number of alarms for each type of component The alarm state of the most important alarm for each type of component The status of each component Note: The System Status tree shows the item’s name, not the point ID (tag name). Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 293: System Status Display Status Pane Reference

    Alarm state of any alarms raised on the component (as well as an alarm acknowledge button) The current state of the component Connection status The Status pane is empty if you do not have an item selected in the Location pane. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 294: System Status Display Results Pane Reference

    Alarm Summary. The Results pane System Status display Details pane reference The Details pane shows more details of the alarm you have selected in the summary. If no alarm is selected the Details pane is empty. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 295: System Status Icons Reference

    The component is functioning correctly. Disabled The component is either not configured, not yet enabled, or has been switched off. Unknown The status of the component cannot be determined. None The component does not support reporting its status. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 296: Communicating With Your Colleagues

    1. Choose ViewMessage Pad. 2. Click the Clear button. 3. Click in the note area. (Alternatively, press the TAB key until the note area is high- lighted.) 4. Start typing your note. 5. When you have finished, click the Save button. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 297 To add to the existing note 1. Choose ViewMessage Pad. 2. Click below the existing note. You may need to press ENTER to start a new line. 3. Start typing your note. 4. When you have finished, click the Save button. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 298: Producing Reports

    When you request a report, Experion creates a new version using the latest data. For example, if you have a report called 'Weekly Status Report', you would need to request it on a weekly basis to ensure that the data is always up-to-date. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 299: Requesting A Report From The Command Zone

    Requesting a report from the Command Zone If you know the number or name of a report, you can request it from the Command Zone. (Note that when you request a report this way, the report uses its default or last configured settings.) Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 300: Viewing A Report

    (if you are logged on at MNGR Report level) another specified user. Batch reports are used to collect history for a set of points and events for an asset Batch for the duration of a production run. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 301 Point Lists all points with specified attributes, such as 'off scan' or 'alarm inhibited', or Attribute those points with the specified state. Sequence of Lists changes in point parameter values of time. When this capability is used, the Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 302: Printing A Report Of What Is Shown In A Summary Display

    4. Click (Print as Report) to print the summary display as a report. 5. When the Print dialog box appears, set your printing options such as page orientation, printer selection, and so on. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 303 Producing reports Tip: You can also export the report to a standard file format that can be read by other applications. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 304: Reference Topics

    Communicating with your colleagues on page 296. Command Description Removes the selected text and inserts it into the clipboard. Copy Inserts a copy of the selected text into the clipboard. Paste Inserts the clipboard's contents into the Message Pad. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 305: View Menu

    Calls up the selected system status display. Trends Calls up the list of trend displays. See Using trend displays on page 221. Resizes the Station window so that the entire display is visible in the window Show Full Page without scroll bars. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 306: Control Menu

    Displays the Print dialog box where you can specify print options for the Print… Windows printer/s on the Station computer. Print Displays a preview what you want to print. Preview… Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 307: Help Menu

    ID if no display name is found. The full point ID must be entered. If you use operator-based security, this command logs you off Station. Enter If you use Station-based security, this command returns Station Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 308: Types Of Keyboards Used By Experion

    Calls up trend display n. Types of keyboards used by Experion Each type of keyboard commonly used by Experion has a specific set of keyboard shortcuts and/or dedicated keys. The common keyboard types used by Experion are shown in the following figure. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 309: Shortcut Keys On A Pc Keyboard

    Command Zone and press ENTER. Trend for the selected object. If there is no associated Trend, you type the number of the trend you want to call up in the Command Zone and press ENTER. Signon Manager signon dialog box. CTRL+ALT+S Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 310 Copy the selected item to the clipboard. CTRL+C Cut the selected item to the clipboard. CTRL+X Lower the value of the selected object by 1% (default setting). Lower the value of the selected object by 10% (default setting). ALT+F10 Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 311: Dedicated Keys On An Operator Entry Panel (oep)

    Station. If the Station you are logged on to is a Flex Station, the display called up is the Flex Station Status Summary display. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 312 For example, if you wanted to move the focus to the next box so that you could change its value, you would use the Tab arrow keys. To change focus to Press Move the focus to any selectable object or editable box in the display TAB arrow keys Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 313 Raise the value of the selected object by 10% (default setting) Lower the value of FAST RAISE the selected object by 1% (default setting) above If you press the raise or lower keys faster than the server can respond to, repeated key presses are ignored. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 314 By default, the following keys are not used by Experion, so if you press any of these keys, a 'Pushbutton not implemented' message appears. (Check with your supervisor or an experienced colleague in case they have been assigned special functions at your site.) ALM ANNC BATCH CANCL PRINT GO TO PRINT TREND RECRD UNIT ASGN Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 315: Dedicated Keys On An Integrated Keyboard (ikb)

    Station. If the Station your are logged on to is a Flex Station, the display called up is the Flex Station Status Summary display. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 316 Controlling points, issuing commands and entering data Press Acknowledge an alarm or message. You can acknowledge alarms on the Alarm Summary or on a faceplate ACK or F4 that has focus. Depending on how your system is configured, you can use this key to Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 317 Set the mode of the selected point to automatic AUTO or ALT+F6 Set the mode of the selected point to manual MAN or ALT+F5 If you press the raise or lower keys faster than the server can respond to, repeated key presses are ignored. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 318: Changing Someone's Operator-based Security Password

    Note that earlier versions of this keyboard have keys that are marked with red labels. These labels are not applicable to any Experion function. Changing someone's operator-based security password You might need to change a user's password if the user has forgotten the old one. When Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 319: Faceplates With Specialized Behavior

    To identify if auto-selection has been enabled for your system, see the server wide settings display. Auto Faceplate file Faceplat Auto select Description selec Behavior name e type element SCADA Nothing is Accumulator sysdtlacc_fp.hda No No None Point auto Point Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 320 No No None auto fp.hda Faceplate Orifice selected. Meter, AGA 8 Detail Setup Data American Association Process (AGA) - Nothing is sysdtlaga38grossa_ Point AGA 3 No No None auto fp.hda Faceplate Orific selected. Meter, AGA 8 Gross Setup Data Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 321 AGA 9 No No None auto fp.hda Faceplate Ultrasonic selected. Meter, AGA 8 Gross Setup Data Process Nothing is sysdtlannpanela_ Alarm Panel Point No No None auto fp.hda Block Faceplate selected. Process Digital Nothing is sysdtldigacqa_ No No None Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 322 The OP parameter is Process selected sysdtlsolenoida_ Solenoid Point OP Yes only when fp.hda Block Faceplate faceplate is called up. Process Valve / The OP sysdtlvalvedamper Point Damper OP Yes parameter is a_fp.hda Faceplate Block Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 323 Block faceplate is called up. The OP parameter is Process Device selected sysdtldevctla_ Point Control OP Yes only when fp.hda Faceplate Block faceplate is called up. Process faceplate in sysdtlflaga_fp.hda Point Flag Block No No None R310: Faceplate Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 324 Faceplate Module when faceplate is called up. The OP parameter is only selected if MODE is Process Switch Based on MAN. OP sysdtlswa_fp.hda Point OP Yes Block Mode also Faceplate selected if operator changes MODE to MAN. Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 325 D parameter does NOT retain focus. COMMAN Process D parameter SysDtlTotalizera_ Totalizer COMMAN Point No Yes is selected fp.hda Block Faceplate when faceplate is called up. Process sysdtlUCMA_ Unit Control COMMAN Point No Yes COMMAN fp.hda Module Faceplate Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 326 MAN. Process EHG Control sysdtlehgcca_ No auto Point Counter No No None fp.hda selection. Faceplate Block/ Point Process sysdtlehgcoa_ No auto Point Counter No No None fp.hda selection. Faceplate Block/ Point Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 327 Input Block/ No No None selection. Faceplate Point OP auto selects if the mode is Process EHG Digital MAN when sysdtlehgdoa_ Based on Point Output OP Yes fp.hda Mode Faceplate Block/ Point faceplate is called up and when Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 328: Faceplates Where Auto-selection Is Not Available

    Meter, AGA 8 Detail Setup Data sysdtlaga98grossa_ Process Point American Gas Association (AGA) - AGA 9 Ultrasonic fp.hda Faceplate Meter, AGA 8 Gross Setup Data sysdtlannpanela_ Process Point Alarm Panel Block fp.hda Faceplate sysdtldigacqa_ Process Point Digital Acquisition Block Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 329 Process Point EHG Control Counter Block/ Point fp.hda Faceplate sysdtlehgcoa_ Process Point EHG Counter Block/ Point fp.hda Faceplate sysdtlehgddia_ Process Point EHG Dual Digital Input Block/ Point fp.hda Faceplate sysdtlehgdia_ Process Point EHG Digital Input Block/ Point fp.hda Faceplate Honeywell 2017...
  • Page 330: Notices

    Documentation feedback You can find the most up-to-date documents on the Honeywell Process Solutions support website at: http://www.honeywellprocess.com/support If you have comments about Honeywell Process Solutions documentation, send your feedback to: hpsdocs@honeywell.com...
  • Page 331 Notices Honeywell investigates all reports of security vulnerabilities affecting Honeywell products and services. To report a potential security vulnerability against any Honeywell product, please follow the instructions at: https://honeywell.com/pages/vulnerabilityreporting.aspx Submit the requested information to Honeywell using one of the following methods: Send an email to security@honeywell.com.

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