Published: January 31, 2022
Debug mode reports incorrect point type on E2 I/O units
- PAC Control Basic
- PAC Control Pro
R10.3a to R10.4a (may occur in earlier versions)
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In the following situation, PAC Control reports an incorrect point type and value for a point on an E2 I/O unit:
- In PAC Control Config mode, modify the point type of a point on an E2 I/O unit.
- Switch to Debug mode.
- View the point's point type and value. The type will be the type before you modified it in step 1 and the value will be incorrect.
Delete the point and create a new one. One way to do this is to use the Find/Replace feature in PAC Control:
- Create a new point with a similar name and the correct type and feature on an unused position on the E2 I/O unit. If there are no empty positions available, create a new E2 I/O Unit and create the point on the new I/O unit.
- Use Find/Replace to move all strategy references from the corrupt point to the new point.
- Click Edit > Replace.
- In the Find What field, select the corrupt point.
- In the Replace With field, select the new point.
- Click Replace All.
- Regenerate reference counts and save the strategy.
- Click Tools > Regenerate Reference Counts.
- Click File > Save Strategy.
- Delete the corrupt point by right-clicking on the name of the point in the Strategy tree, then selecting Delete.
- Save the strategy by clicking File > Save.
- Rename the new point to the name of the now-deleted corrupt point, then move it to the old position:
- Double-click the name of the new point in the Strategy tree.
- Type in the name of the now-deleted corrupt point in the Name field, then click OK.
- Right-click on the point's name and select Configure.
- In the Configure I/O Points dialog, select the point's name and click Move to.
- In the Move Point dialog, select the module and position where the now-deleted corrupt point was located.
- Click OK.
- Save the strategy.
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