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TN IT123 Tagname Dictionary - alarm option unavailable

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In the Wonderware InTouch Tagname Dictionary, the option to enable Alarms is grayed out.


  • Author: Ernest Lee
  • Published: 04/10/2015
  • Applies to: Intouch 2012 - 2014R2




In the Wonderware InTouch Tagname Dictionary, if the option to enable alarming at the top is unavailable this means that Intouch is being used as a view application.




You can check this by launching InTouch WindowMaker and at the top go to Special -> Application Type. There you will see a check in the InTouchView Application box. 




When the View Application is enabled you would need to use object based alarms in the IDE running on another node in your Galaxy.