Training From InSource
The InTouch for System Platform 2014 - Part 2 course is a 3-day, instructor-led class designed to
provide a continued understanding of the features and functionality of how the ArchestrA
Application Server provides visualization for your plant galaxy data using ArchestrA Symbols by
seamlessly integrating the InTouch for System Platform software.
This course is a continuation of the subjects and themes of the InTouch for System Platform 2014
- Part 1 course and continues to illustrate the use of visualization tools in the Wonderware
Application Server to provide a Human Machine Interface (HMI) utilizing connectivity to the
Galaxy, graphic symbols, animations, scripting features, and functionality found in InTouch
WindowMaker, ArchestrA Symbols, the ArchestrA Symbol Editor and QuickScript.NET.
The course uses lectures and hands-on labs to provide a fundamental understanding and
reinforce the knowledge of how to apply alarm, trending, and history controls for visualization, and
how to secure an InTouch application
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
Create and deploy InTouch Managed applications using the ArchestrA IDE
Create ArchestrA Symbols
Embed ArchestrA Symbols in Automation Objects and reference the object attributes
Use ArchestrA Symbols in a containment relationship
Work with the ArchestrA Alarm Client control for alarm visualization
Work with the ArchestrA Trend Client control for real-time trending
Work with the Historian Client Trend control for historical trending
Apply ArchestrA security in an InTouch Managed application
Application developers, engineers, system integrators, and other individuals who need to develop
InTouch applications for System Platform applications
Completion of the InTouch 2014 For System Platform - Part 1 course
Completion of the Application Server course
Manufacturing industry experience
Some graphical design experience is helpful
Module 1 – Introduction
Section 1 – Course Introduction
This section identifies the objectives and agenda for the InTouch for System Platform 2014 –
Part 2 course.
Section 2 – System Platform Overview
This section provides an overview of the components of the Wonderware System Platform and
the benefits of an integrated ArchestrA architectural environment.
Section 3 – ArchestrA Visualization Overview
This section introduces ArchestrA graphics, creating a managed InTouch application, and the
Situational Awareness Library.
Section 4 – System Requirements and Licensing
This section provides a detailed explanation of the system requirements necessary for the
Wonderware System Platform and the Licensing Model.
Module 2 – Advanced ArchestrA Graphic Functionality
Section 1 – Point Animations and Sweep Angles
This section describes the animation link for point animations and explains how to work with
Sweep angles for Arcs and Pies.
Section 2 – Trend Pen Animations
This section describes Trend Pen animations and explains how to work with Trend Pens.
Section 3 – Alarm Severity Animation
This section reviews alarm severities and introduces animation links for Alarm Severities and
Module 3 – Client Controls
Section 1 – Introduction to Client Controls
This section describes how to import client controls and explains their use with ArchestrA
Section 2 – The Alarm Client as a .Net Control
This section describes the Alarm Client .Net control methods and properties for both live
alarms and alarms in a database.
Section 3 – Historian Client Trend .Net Control
This section describes the HistClient Trend .Net control, which is available for use in ArchestrA
Module 4 – Advanced Data Navigation
Section 1 – Show Symbol and Hide Symbol Animations
This section provides a brief overview of ShowSymbol and HideSymbol animations.
Section 2 – ShowGraphic Script Function
This section provides a brief overview of the ShowGraphic Script function.
Module 5 – Symbol Wizard
Section 1 – Introduction to the Symbol Wizard
This section introduces the concepts of building a Symbol Wizard Symbol.
Section 2 – Symbol Wizard, Scripts, and Custom Properties
This section describes the proper usage of scripts and custom properties within a Symbol
Module 6 – Security
Section 1 – Review of Security Basics
This section provides a brief review of ArchestrA Security, Authentication Modes, General and
Operational permissions, Security classifications, the security audit trail, and InTouch security related tags and script functions.
Section 2 – Signed Writes
This section reviews Signed Writes and explains Signed Write script functionality.
Section 3 – Signed Alarms
This section reviews Signed Alarms functionality and introduces the SignedAlarmAck() script
Section 1 – Runtime Language Switching Overview
This section provides a brief overview of how to configure multiple languages and how to
switch between languages at Runtime.