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TN Citect004 How to Restore an HMI Application in CitectSCADA


How to Restore an HMI Application in CitectSCADA


This Tech Note walks you through how to restore an application in CitectSCADA.

  • Author: Alex Davenport
  • Published: 05/03/2017
  • Applies to: CitectSCADA 


1 Open the Citect Explorer and Right Click on My Projects. Select Restore in the menu. 


2 The Restore Project menu appears and click on the Browse button.


3 Navigate to the backup file which with have the ctz file extension and click Open.


4 Any associated projects will be listed and select this if as appropriate. You then need to decide if you want it restored to a Current project or a New project.


5 If the project doesn't exist you will get a dialog box asking you whether you wish to create the folder and select Yes. You will then see the Restore Complete dialog box and click OK.



6 You will now see the restored project in the Citect Explorer.