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TN AG101 Accessing InTouch Tags from an Archestra Graphic

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This article from InSource shows When creating an application with Archestra graphics there often times is a need to read and write data within the intouch application.  This feature is great for managing "user-session" related data such as navigation, security, etc…


The below examples describes how to access intouch tags from an Archestra Graphic. 


  • Author: Michael Walker
  • Published: 09/17/2015
  • Applies to: Application Server 3.1 and later, InTouch 10.0 and later




1: Build the appropriate animation link (based on datatype in InTouch):


2: Click the ellipse to access the galaxy browser. Navigate to the InTouch Tag Browser tab, locate the desired InTouch application and tagname - as highlighted below:


3: Save and close the graphic.  Build logic to call the graphic from the InTouch application, when the A2 graphic is open it is accessing the intouch memory tagname (in the example above $second).  


As mentioned above this is a great way to accessing information within an InTouch application directly from an Archestra graphic.