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File Description 
This is the runtime for AKI-CDC panels used with Kollmorgen Visualization Builder (KVB). Note that the runtime is only for the CDC model HMI panels.
Language 
English
Release 
2.40
Release Date 
Monday, May 7, 2018
File Description 
This is the runtime for AKI-CDC panels used with Kollmorgen Visualization Builder (KVB). Note that the runtime is only for the CDC model HMI panels.
Language 
English
Release 
2.2
2.20
Release Date 
Friday, June 9, 2017

A recipe can be used in an HMI program to store and select groups of data to be used without having to enter the data each time it is used.  It is easy to create a recipe in KVB by clicking on Insert / Recipe and give the recipe a name. 

A recipe consists of Items and Data.  Each recipe item has a name (any name you want) and a tag.  You can add as many Items to the recipe as needed.  The data (or Runtime Data) consists of groups of tag values.  These groups are called "Runtime Recipe Titles".  Each Runtime Recipe Title contains user defined values for each tag associated with the recipe.  The purpose of the recipe is to allow the user to select and use the data in each Runtime Recipe Title as needed.

A KVB project can easily be created from within the KAS IDE software.  Following are the step-by-step instructions.  KVB (Kollmorgen Visualization Builder) is the software used for developing HMI screens and programs for the AKI series HMI panels.  Variables in the KAS program can be linked to tags in KVB using Modbus addresses, but this is all handled quite simply by the KAS IDE.  The term “tag” in KVB refers to a variable.  These tags can be linked directly to objects, such as an analog numeric field, so as to view or edit the value of the tag.  Tags can also

Creating a C# script within the AKI HMI Panel

You can create a script that runs a C# program in the background of the HMI screen.  A script in the Tag screen will run in the background all of the time.  A script in one of the HMI screens will run in the background only when that screen is active.

In this example, we need a script that will set MT_NUM = 21 and MT_LOAD = 1 when the Run screen is opened.  And we need a pause between these two commands to allow the AKD drive time to process the Modbus commands.