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  • Page 1 Area Sections MM8000 / MT8001 Foreground Zones points layers Elements Background Filter on layers AutoCAD layers DMS8000 MP4.60 Management Station Graphical Map Configuration Building Technologies...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents   About this document......................4     Introduction ......................6     What's new ......................7     1.1.1 Documentation changes and corrections in this edition .......7     Configuring graphical maps - using the MapMaker ........8     General concepts ....................8  ...
  • Page 4: About This Document

    Training program information including the Siemens intranet link  A complete list of all available DMS8000 documents  Instructions for how to obtain a document via the Siemens intranet using the  Siemens Asset Portal A map of relevant documents for each target audience group ...
  • Page 5 These are mentioned only for identification purposes and have no recommendatory character in regard to the product or manufacturer, unless otherwise stated. Modification index Note: For versions more than four years old, please visit Siemens Asset Portal. Modification index. Version Date...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Introduction What's new 1 Introduction MM8000/MT8001 can handle large maps representing entire building floors with as many dynamic points as required. MM8000 users navigate maps with zooming and panning controls. You can organize maps in multiple layers, which can be background or foreground layers.
  • Page 7: What's New

    Introduction What's new association between points and pages can be provided automatically by MM8000/MT8001 tools and/or left to a manual setting. A page is a partial view on a map’s depth What's new Here is the list of modifications for new functions and software improvements. Section Modifications Modifying graphic object properties [➙...
  • Page 8: Configuring Graphical Maps - Using The Mapmaker

    Configuring graphical maps - using the MapMaker General concepts 2 Configuring graphical maps - using the MapMaker Tools for creating and modifying maps are contained in toolbars surrounding the work area. You can choose to hide them if you wish (View >Toolbars). The default is shown below.
  • Page 9 Configuring graphical maps - using the MapMaker General concepts – – – – – – – JPEG – Note: Refer to the product Release Notes for information about AutoCAD version compatibility. Foreground layers are used to contain the MM8000 / MT8001 points, ...
  • Page 10: Dms8000 Maps - General Procedure

    Configuring graphical maps - using the MapMaker DMS8000 maps - general procedure DMS8000 maps - general procedure In the Composer project, Maps are located in Supervisor System Settings > MM8000 / MT8001 System > Logical Configuration > Graphic Maps Note: Add folders and sub-folders to organize a large number of maps. When editing a map, a graphic editor containing all the required tools is launched.
  • Page 11 Configuring graphical maps - using the MapMaker DMS8000 maps - general procedure Note for MM8000 only Note: . Automatic association can be globally disabled in: Supervisor System Settings > MM8000 / MT8001 System > Logical Configuration > Point Page Extension Uncheck the Automatic page calculation check box.
  • Page 12: Guide To Map Configuration

    Guide to map configuration Creating a new map 3 Guide to map configuration This section contains details on how to perform each step when configuring a map. For details on the tools available in MapMaker’s graphical editor, see Using the graphical editor [➙...
  • Page 13: Configuring A Background Layer

    Guide to map configuration Configuring a background layer Note: By default, the background is white. If you wish a colored background, you can customize it using the menu command Map > Background color. Configuring a background layer 3.2.1 Using import tools A background layer is typically prepared by importing an external file such as: Bitmap files (BMP, JPG, PCX) ...
  • Page 14 Guide to map configuration Defining foreground layers Layers may have a discipline and category type associated for dynamic  filtering. MM8000 only : Layers can be hidden during configuration for easier handling of  multi-layer maps. MM8000 only : Layers can have a visibility range—that is to be visible within ...
  • Page 15: Defining Depths

    Guide to map configuration Defining depths Drop points: Select to enable dragging and dropping points on the layer  (foreground only). This option can be used to prevent unintended operations from being performed on a layer. Discipline Type: Specify a discipline to assign to a layer to filter what can be ...
  • Page 16 Guide to map configuration Defining depths Note: The zoom tools are also available from the menu View > Zoom. Instead, the View > Viewport option allows defining the screen view using a numeric range (origin, extension or centre point, defined in pixel/metric units). Creating a new depth 1.
  • Page 17: Configuring The Foreground

    Guide to map configuration Configuring the foreground Foreground layer Associates foreground layer to the depth. Configuring the foreground Once you have defined your foreground layers and depths, you need to configure the foreground layers by dragging the points from Composer tree into the appropriate graphical maps.
  • Page 18 Guide to map configuration Configuring the foreground Drag and drop, set default object size View options: snap grid and image placeholders If you wish to align the objects on a grid, set the option in View > Options. There you can also enable the image placeholder option, mostly used to speed up operations in case of slow graphic display.
  • Page 19: Graphical Navigation And

    Guide to map configuration Graphical navigation and page links Graphical navigation and page links Standard graphical navigation A standard graphical navigation is provided at runtime by MM8000 following the hierarchy of the plant browser. In such a case, each graphical object associated to a data point also provides a link to the graphic of children nodes in the hierarchical structure (the plant browser tree): double click a foreground object on a map at runtime to select the first available graphic of child node (or grand-child and so on...
  • Page 20: Defining Camera Views

    Guide to map configuration Defining camera views Adding a point link Technical notes: Graphic links are hidden on the maps displayed during event treatment  (operating procedure steps). The graphic link symbol, i.e. the navigation icon, cannot be modified.  Single clicking a graphic link does not select the related node in the tree.
  • Page 21 Guide to map configuration Defining camera views 4. Use the peripheral squared dots to shape the polygon to represent the actual camera view. 5. Right-click once more on the camera point. 6. Select Hide coverage area in the menu that appears. Note: If you need to modify the area, show it again and repeat this procedure.
  • Page 22: Manually Associating Video Cameras

    Guide to map configuration Defining camera views Camera visibility You can define specific layers on which cameras will be visible during runtime (default is All layers). Proceed as follows: 1. Double-click the camera object to display the Graphic Object Property window. 2.
  • Page 23: Modifying Graphic Object Properties

    Guide to map configuration Modifying graphic object properties 2. Select the up-arrow icon to move the camera to the top of the list.  The text for the camera changes to bold/red/italics. Note: The next three cameras (if available) display in red text and will be displayed in the quad view.
  • Page 24: Modifying Foreground Objects

    Guide to map configuration Modifying graphic object properties Selected object Multiple objects modification In case you need to modify one or more properties of a group of objects on a map, you can select all the affected objects and then open and modify the properties of one of them.
  • Page 25 Guide to map configuration Modifying graphic object properties Note: Any changes you make are automatically saved when you close the window. Name: The technical information (for debugging purposes) for the object.  Position: The position of the object on the map in X, Y coordinates. Useful for ...
  • Page 26: Modifying And Animating Background Objects

    Guide to map configuration Modifying graphic object properties Visualization tab showing text selection Visualization icon settings window Identifier: The path (in the tree) to the data point. In large projects, this is an  important tool to tell you where a data point is located. 3.8.2 Modifying and animating background objects The following figure illustrates an example of background Object Property window.
  • Page 27 Guide to map configuration Modifying graphic object properties The following list defines the tabs in the background Object Property window. The exact property window name and property list varies depending on the type of object you select. In general, the list includes the tabs listed below. Note: Any changes you make are automatically saved when you close the window.
  • Page 28 Guide to map configuration Modifying graphic object properties CAD layers visibility setting Associated points: available for drawing objects, it allows for associating one or  more points (among the ones present in the map) to the object and set its color attribute according one or more event categories present within the set of Selected categories.
  • Page 29: Changing An Imported Autocad File

    Guide to map configuration Modifying graphic object properties The color association is set by default using a direct correspondence with of the MM8000 event categories (event lamps). You can customise this default settings by acting on the Customize Category Color button and choosing a color-pair (light and dark, as blinking requires two colors) for each category.
  • Page 30: Changing An Object To A Graphic Command

    Guide to map configuration Modifying graphic object properties 3.8.4 Changing an object to a graphic command A graphic command is a button which allows an operator to send commands. You can change an object to a graphic command. Note: To have an object represented on a map as both a button and an icon, drag the same data point twice onto the map, and change one of the icons to a graphic command button.
  • Page 31: Creating Manual

    Guide to map configuration Creating manual pages Graphic Object Property window – Command Parameters tab Example of graphic command button on a map To modify a button, double-click on it to open the Graphic Object Property  window. To change a button back to a graphic point, select it and in the right-click menu, ...
  • Page 32 Guide to map configuration Creating manual pages Manually creating pages Item Name Description Toggle Page Toggles to page mode. New Fixed Page Creates a new page with fixed proportions. New Free Page Creates a new page with free proportions (not for MT8001).
  • Page 33: Associating Manual Pages To Points - Mm8000

    Guide to map configuration Creating manual pages 1. Click the Open List icon to display the list of configured pages.  The Pages window appears. 2. Do one of the following: Deselect the Page in the list to hide it. Click the Properties button to edit the page.
  • Page 34: Associating Manual Pages To Points - Mt8001

    Guide to map configuration Creating manual pages To associate a page to a data point, proceed as follows: 1. Select the desired point node in the tree. 2. Select the Event Treatment tab. NOTE: To associate the page to the point in the Plant Browser, select the Plant Browser tab.
  • Page 35: Saving A Map

    Guide to map configuration Saving a map 3. Select the map or page you want in the Maps/Pages pane or use the up and down arrow controls located above the far right window to navigate to the display you want for the point. ...
  • Page 36: Saving A Map As Jpg File

    Guide to map configuration Saving a map as JPG file Note: When you save a map, the points deposited on that map are automatically associated to it. In other words, it is associated to the page created with the map’s depth that contains the point.
  • Page 37 Guide to map configuration Creating default map pages Note: This feature is not available for MT8001 Note: Only manual pages can be used as default pages. To associate a default page to all data points, proceed as follows: 1. Create a manual page to use as the default page. See Creating manual pages [➙...
  • Page 38: Using The Graphical Editor

    Guide to map configuration Using the graphical editor 4. Drag and drop the subtree node on the page node.  The new link node appears under the page node to show the association made. The page is now the default page for the sub-tree of data points. Note: The link description text includes both the subsystem/parent node name and the actual node name.
  • Page 39: Using Drawing Tools

    Guide to map configuration Using the graphical editor 3.14.1 Using drawing tools Standard graphic tools are available, as shown in the following figure. Selection tool Rectangles & Ellipses Drawing tools Lines & Polygons Text tool Import tools: - Bitmaps - Metafiles - AutoCADs Default settings: - Colors...
  • Page 40: Using Size And Positioning Tools

    Guide to map configuration Using the graphical editor 3.14.2 Using size and positioning tools A number of tools are available for adjusting size and position of objects. Move selected object position: - front - back Align object: - top - bottom - left - right Center object:...
  • Page 41: Adjusting Views

    Guide to map configuration General commands 3.14.3 Adjusting views Use the following tools to control the map display: View tools Item Name Description Move Click to move the map (pan). Adjust to screen size Adjusts current view to the screen size. Adjust dimension Displays tree and map at same time (for drag and drop).
  • Page 42: Appendix A - Limits And Best Practices

    Appendix A - Limits and best practices Appendix A - Limits and best practices Use a maximum of 200 layers.  A maximum of 100 graphical objects can be associated to a datapoint for  animation purposes. Split maps with too large a surface into 2 or more pieces. ...
  • Page 43: Appendix B - Recommendations For AutocadĀ® Drawings

    Appendix B - Recommendations for AutoCAD® drawings Appendix B - Recommendations for AutoCAD® drawings For an easy integration of AutoCad maps in MM8000 / MT8001, a number of rules must be taken into account. Prepare the maps with AutoCAD prior to the integration into MM8000 / MT8001.
  • Page 44 Appendix B - Recommendations for AutoCAD® drawings Create an “extents view” From the original plan, make an extents view, exactly as you want it to appear  in MM8000 / MT8001. 1. Draw a rectangle on a new layer MM8000 / MT8001_Extents, with the desired drawing size.
  • Page 45: Appendix C - Mt8001 Graphic Guidelines

    Appendix C - MT8001 graphic guidelines Appendix C - MT8001 graphic guidelines Unless a clear concept is followed, the number of graphic pages required for even a medium-sized installation can become excessive. Here are some guidelines to help you achieve the best results: Use the same graphic for all event categories within the same part of the ...
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