CSV file for importing tags to WinCC tag database is generated in AI_Org.exe and is passed after generation to
the user as text file projectname_vex.csv and it is also copied to the clipboard from which can be pasted to the Excel sheet
where can be still modified and saved.
For normal use no modification of …_vex.csv file is necessary ! CSV file structure exactly match required
structure of IMPORT tool !
The file can be directly imported by IMPORT Tool to tag database !
For normal use no modification of …_vex.csv file is necessary !
CSV file structure exactly match required structure of IMPORT tool !
Before generating of import data is necessary to do some settings of appropriate parameters. For WinCC file is
recommended modify Connection name from its default "SIMATIC_1" to the name which is defined in your real project.
This setting is done on page WinCC setting of AI_Org.exe
Connecton name of your real project can be find in
WinCC explorer -> Tag management -> "SIMATIC S7 PROTOCOL SUITE …".
In case the name is not modified the default name "SIMATIC_1" is used.
Tags are divided to the groups with name of base of name of analog input.
For example : Symbol of AI is AI101 then group AI101 is created and tags AI101_IN, AI101_mA, …. AI101_C_IM are placed
to this group.