GP-Pro EX Ver.2.10 Reference Manual

15
Keypad Input
This chapter explains standard information about GP-Pro EX keypad inputs and basic
instructions on how to set up keypads.
Please start by reading "15.1 Settings Menu" (page 15-2) and then turn to the corresponding
page.
15.1
Settings Menu ...............................................................................................15-2
15.2
Popup Keypad Display..................................................................................15-3
15.3
Constant Keypad Display..............................................................................15-6
15.4
Customizing the Keypad Layout ...................................................................15-9
15.5
Setup Guide ................................................................................................15-21
15.6
Restrictions .................................................................................................15-38
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Settings Menu
15.1
Settings Menu
Popup Keypad Display
Displays a keypad on the screen only when necessary
(when inputting data).
Touch a field and...
A popup keypad appears.
▲
Beep
▲
Enter
Cancel
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512
500
9
6
3
CLR
DEL
–
512
) Setup Procedure (page 15-3)
) Details (page 15-3)
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N
T
Beep
Beep
Constant Keypad Display
Places a keypad directly on the screen. A permanent
keypad will appear.
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B
A
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256
▲
128
▲
1002
Cancel
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CLR
DEL
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) Setup Procedure (page 15-6)
) Details (page 15-6)
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▲
Cancel
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Allows the user to rearrange the keypad buttons.
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CLR
DEL
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) Setup Procedure (page 15-9)
) Details (page 15-9)
Popup Keypad Display
15.2
Popup Keypad Display
15.2.1
Introduction
The keypad appears on the screen only when necessary.
Touch a field and...
A popup keypad appears.
512
Beep
▲
500
▲
Enter
Cancel
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4 5
1 2
0 .
9
6
3
CLR
DEL
–
512
E
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Beep
Beep
15.2.2
Setup Procedure
• Please refer to the Settings Guide for details.
)"14.11 Data Display Settings Guide" (page 14-39)
• For details of the part placement method and the address, shape, color, and
label setting method, refer to the "Part Editing Procedure".
)"8.6.1 Editing Parts" (page 8-52)
Displays a keypad on the screen only when necessary (when inputting data).
Touch a field and...
A popup keypad appears.
Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
0 .
▲
Beep
512
▲
Enter
500
9
6
3
CLR
DEL
–
512
E
N
T
Beep
Beep
1 From the [Part (P)] menu, point to [Data Display (D)] and select [Numeric Display (N)], or
click the
icon, and place it on the screen.
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Popup Keypad Display
2 Double-click the placed element. The Data Display dialog box appears.
3 Click [Select Shape] and select the appropriate shape.
4 In [Monitor Word Address], set the address (for example, D100) which will store the inputted
value.
Click the icon to display an
address input keypad.
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Select device "D", input
"100" as the address, and
press the Enter key.
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Popup Keypad Display
5 In the [Data Type] drop-down list, set the type of data to display (e.g., "16 Bit Dec").
6 Select the [Allow Input] check box. Once you select the [Allow Input] check box, the [Data
Entry] tab appears and you can enter numeric data.
7 Click the [Data Entry] tab and the following appears. Select the [Enable Popup Keypad]
check box.
8 As needed, specify the Data Display's color and text on the [Alarm/Color] tab and [Display]
tab, and click [OK].
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Constant Keypad Display
15.3
Constant Keypad Display
15.3.1
Introduction
Places a keypad directly on the screen. A permanent keypad will appear.
C
B
A
15.3.2
64
256
▲
128
▲
1002
Cancel
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CLR
DEL
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Setup Procedure
• Please refer to the Settings Guide for details.
)"15.5.1 Keypad Settings Guide
„ User Keypad" (page 15-23)
Places a keypad directly on the screen. A permanent keypad will appear.
C
B
A
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▲
128
▲
1002
Cancel
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CLR
DEL
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Constant Keypad Display
1 Open a drawing screen where you want to place a keypad.
2 From the [Part (P)] menu, select [Keypad (B)] or click
to display the [Package].
3 Select a keypad to use and place it on the drawing screen. (For example, DEC Keyboard)
The steps to display a permanent keypad on the screen are complete.
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Constant Keypad Display
4 Next, set up a Data Display part used to display data entered with the keypad. Double-click
the Data Display to open the [Settings] dialog box
5 Select the [Allow Input] check box. The [Data Entry] tab becomes available.
6 Click the [Data Entry] tab and clear the [Enable Popup Keypad] check box. Now the Data
Display is set up to display data that has been entered using the screen keypad.
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Customizing the Keypad Layout
15.4
Customizing the Keypad Layout
15.4.1
Introduction
15.4.2
▲
Cancel
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You can rearrange existing keypads to create your own keypad. You can place your new
keypad on the screen or display it as a pop-up.
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DEL
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T Cancel
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Setup Procedure
„ Displaying the Customized Keypad Permanently on the Screen
• Please refer to the Settings Guide for details.
)"15.5.1 Keypad Settings Guide
„ User Keypad" (page 15-23)
▲
Cancel
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▲
Display the customized keypad permanently on the screen.
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6
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CLR
DEL
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T Cancel
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1 From the [Part (P)] menu, select [Keypad (B)] or click
[Package].
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to display the following
Customizing the Keypad Layout
2 Select a keypad to customize and place it on the drawing screen. (For example, DEC
Keyboard)
3 Select the placed keypad, right-click, and select [Ungroup (U)] from [Group (G)]. Now you
can rearrange the keys.
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Customizing the Keypad Layout
4 Rearrange the ungrouped keys.
5 Select all the customized keypads, right-click, and select [Group (E)] from [Group (G)]. The
keypad customization is complete.
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Customizing the Keypad Layout
6 Register the customized keypad in [Package]. Then you can refer to the Package when you
use the customized keypad on another drawing screen. Select the [View (V)] menu [Package (P)] command or click
, and the following [Package List] dialog box appears.
7 Click [New]. The [New Package] dialog box appears. Set a package name. (For example,
Keypad)
8 Click [New] on the [New Package] dialog box to return to the [Package List] dialog box, where
the new package displays.
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Customizing the Keypad Layout
9 On the [Package List] dialog box with a new package name selected, click [Open]. The
following dialog box appears.
10 Drag the customized keypad to the [Package] dialog box.
11 The customized keypad has been registered in the [Package].
• A combined 200 drawings, parts, and keypads can be registered in one
[Package].
• To delete a registered keypad, in the [Common Settings] window, below the
[Keypad Registration] node, right-click the keypad and select [Delete].
• After the keypad is registered in the Package window's [Favorites] list, you
can drag the edited keypad to place it on the screen.
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Customizing the Keypad Layout
„ Displaying the Customized Keypad as Popup
• Please refer to the Settings Guide for details.
)"15.5.2 Common (Keypad Registration) Settings Guide" (page 15-24)
)"15.5.1 Keypad Settings Guide „ User Keypad" (page 15-23)
)"14.11 Data Display Settings Guide" (page 14-39)
• For details of the part placement method and the address, shape, color, and
label setting method, refer to the "Part Editing Procedure".
)"8.6.1 Editing Parts" (page 8-52)
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T Cancel
Beep
1 From the [Common Settings (R)] menu, select [Keypad Registration (K)]. The [New
Keypad/Open] dialog box appears.
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Customizing the Keypad Layout
2 Set the [Number] and [Comment] and then click [New]. (For example, [Number] 1,
[Comment] test)
3 The screen to create the [Clear Area] is appears.
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Customizing the Keypad Layout
4 From the [View (V)] menu, select [Package (P)] or click
to display the [Package List]
dialog box.
• When [Keypad (B)] is selected from the [Parts (P)] menu, the [Package]
dialog box displays, from which it can also be selected.
5 Select the package name (for example, Keypad) that is registered with the keypad you want
to use, click [Open], and the [Package] dialog box appears.
6 Select a keypad to use and place it on the [Clear Area].
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Customizing the Keypad Layout
7 Create the [Clear Area]. Drag the [Resize Boundary]
in the four corners of
the [Clear Area] setting screen to change the size. The [Resize Bound] button you drag with
the mouse cursor determines the direction in which the clear area size changes.
• [Clear Area] is the area that overwrites and hides the previously displayed keypad.
) " „ Clear Area" (page 15-27)
8 Click the [Base 1] tab to move to the base screen.
9 Configure settings to use the custom keypad with a Data Display. From the [Parts (P)] menu,
point to [Data Display (D)] and select [Numeric Display (N)], or click the
place it on the screen.
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icon, and
Customizing the Keypad Layout
10 Double-click the placed element. The Data Display dialog box appears.
11 Click [Select Shape] and select the appropriate shape.
12 In [Monitor Word Address], set the address (D100) which will store the inputted value.
Click the icon to display an
address input keypad.
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Select device "D", input
"100" as the address, and
press the Enter key.
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Customizing the Keypad Layout
13 In the [Data Type] drop-down list, set the type of data to display (for example "16 Bit Dec").
14 Select the [Allow Input] check box. Once you select the [Allow Input] check box, the [Data
Entry] tab appears and you can enter numeric data.
15 Click the [Data Entry] tab and the following appears. Select the [Enable Popup Keypad]
check box.
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Customizing the Keypad Layout
16 Click [Extended].
17 In the [Extended] screen, select the [User Keypad] check box and set the [Keypad] screen
number (for example, 1) with the keypad setting to the [Keypad].
18 As needed, specify the Data Display's color and text on the [Alarm/Color] tab and [Display]
tab, and click [OK].
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Setup Guide
15.5
Setup Guide
15.5.1
Keypad Settings Guide
„ System Keypad
If you set up the Data Display to allow input, the appropriate numeric or text keypad is
automatically selected and displayed in a pop-up window.
[Data Type]
Dec
Hex
Text
Keypad
Specifications
• The displayed keypad
depends on the GP model
size.
Numeric key (0 to F for Hex)
~
~
Inputs the displayed numeric values.
Text key
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-
Other Symbols
Inputs the displayed
characters and symbols.
Delete key
Erases the numeric value, character, or symbol in the cursor position.
Back Space key
Erases the numeric
value or symbol to
the left of the cursor
position.
Back Space key
-
Erases the numeric value or
symbol to the left of the
cursor position.
Clear key
Clears the setting value that displays. If you touch the [CLR] key, "0" will
display in the area (For text, it will disappear). If you touch the [ENT] key in
this state, the data "0" will be written to the device/PLC data storage address
(For text, the space code will be written).
Enter key
Determines the setting value that displays and writes it to the device/PLC
data storage address.
Arrow Keys
Moves the cursor to the right and left on a Data Display.
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Setup Guide
[Data Type]
Dec
Hex
Text
Area Migration key
When using multiple Data Displays, the system can move to the next or
previous Data Display without data being entered, allowing you to Skip to
the Data Display you want to work with.
* If the [Data Display] dialog box's [Data Entry] option is [Touch], you have
to define the [Designated Input Order]. When the option is [Bit], the [Allow
Input Bit Address] needs to be the same address throughout all the displays.
Plus/Minus key
This key can be used
only when the Data
Display's [Data Type]
is [Dec] and the [Sign
+/-] check box is
selected.
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Minus key
Inputs the "−" as a symbol.
Decimal Point key
This key becomes an
input-switching key
between the integer
part and the fractional
part when the Data
Display's [Data Type]
is [Dec] or [BCD].
-
Decimal Point key
Inputs the "." as a symbol.
Cancel key
Cancels the input. When you use the Data
Display pop-up keypad, the pop-up keypad
closes without entering the value.
-
Escape key
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Cancels the input. When you
use the Data Display pop-up
keypad, the pop-up keypad
closes without entering the
value.
Space key
Inputs a space.
Setup Guide
„ User Keypad
When enabling input on a Data Display, the keypad saved and selected from a [Package], or
the user-created keypad, displays in a pop-up window. You can also drop these keypads on
the screen.
)"8.12.2 Package List Setup Guide" (page 8-99)
The following keypads are registered in the [Package].
Name
Description
DEC Keyboard
Displays seven types each of vertical and horizontal ten-key pads.
Displays seven types each of vertical and horizontal hexadecimal
keypads.
Displays seven types of full, horizontal keypads. (Keys are arranged
in alphabetical order).
Displays seven types of full, horizontal keypads (Keys are arranged
in QWERTY order, the same as most keyboards).
Displays seven types of horizontal full keypads for the Japanese FEP
feature (Type in Roman Letters) (The keys are arranged in the
alphabetical order).
Displays seven types of horizontal full keypads for the Japanese FEP
feature (Type in Roman Letters) (The keys are arranged in the same
order as a normal keyboard (QWE order)).
Displays seven types of horizontal full keypads for the Japanese FEP
feature (Type in Hiragana).
Displays seven types of horizontal full keypads for the Japanese FEP
feature (Type in Hiragana).
Displays two types each of small vertical and small horizontal tenkey pads.
Displays two types each of small vertical and small horizontal
hexadecimal keypads.
HEX Keyboard
Text (ABC/ENG)
Keyboard
Text (QWE/ENG)
Keyboard
Text (ABC/JPN)
Keyboard
Text (QWE/JPN)
Keyboard
Text (KANA1/JPN)
Keyboard
Text (KANA2/JPN)
Keyboard
Small DEC
Keyboard
Small HEX
Keyboard
Small Text(ABC/
ENG)Keyboard
Small Text(ABC/
JPN)Keyboard
Displays six types of small, full keypads.
Displays six types of small, Japanese full keypads.
• When typing lower-case characters with the CAPS key on a text keypad
while changing screens or returning to the original screen, the CAPS key
remains enabled (lower-case input) for the next time you input text.
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Setup Guide
15.5.2
Common (Keypad Registration) Settings Guide
„ Creating Keypads
Open the screen to register a keypad.
Setting
Description
New
Create a new [Keypad Registration] screen.
Opens a previously created keypad screen.
Set a number for the [Keypad Registration] screen from 1 to 8999.
Set a comment for the [Keypad Registration] screen within 30 characters.
Open
Number
Comment
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Setup Guide
„ Opening Keypads
Setting
Description
New
Create a new [Keypad Registration] screen.
Opens a previously created [Keypad Registration] screen.
Displays a list of the [Keypad Registration] screens in a project file.
Displays the number of each [Keypad Registration] screen.
Displays the comment of each [Keypad Registration] screen.
Previews the keypad on the [Keypad Registration] screen selected from the
[Keypad List].
Displays the number of the [Keypad Registration] screen selected from the
[Keypad List].
Displays the comment of the [Keypad Registration] screen selected from
the [Keypad List].
Open
Keypad List
Number
Comment
Keypad Preview
Number
Comment
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Setup Guide
„ Keypad Registration
Setting
Set Clear
Area Button
Description
Editing Area
This is an area in which to edit a keypad.
This button is used to set the [Clear Area].
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„ Clear Area
Setting
Release
Clear Area
Button
Description
Releases the [Clear Area] display and returns to a [Keypad] screen.
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A S D F G
SPC Z X C V
Key Switching
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Cancel
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2
Clear Area
▲
A clear area is an area that is overwritten to hide the previously displayed
keypad when a large keypad is switched to a small one.
9
6
3
CRL
DEL
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E
N
T
Key Switching
The area that is overwritten
to hide the previously
displayed keypad
Resize Bound
Changes the size of a [Clear Area]. The [Resize Bound] button you drag
with the mouse cursor determines the direction in which the clear area size
can be changed.
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Setup Guide
15.5.3
Key Part Settings Guide
Set the key for each keypad.
Setting
Part ID
Comment
Part Shape
Description
Parts are automatically assigned an ID number.
Key Part ID: KS_∗∗∗∗ (4 digits)
The letter portion is fixed. The number portion can be modified from 0000
to 9999.
The comment for each Part can be up to 20 characters long.
Displays the shape that you chose for the Part with [Select Shape].
Open the Select Shape dialog box to choose the Part shape.
Select Shape
No Shape
Select whether or not the Part will be transparent with no shape.
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Setup Guide
„ Basic Settings/Basic
Setting
Description
Select the Key Part type.
• Keypad Key
Set a keypad input key.
• FEP Feature Key
Set Editor Language
You can use the Kana/Kanji conversion method when you enter
Japanese on the GP. This feature, called Japanese FEP, sets up input
keys for the Japanese FEP keypad.
• This feature is available for Text Displays set up with the [Display]
tab's [Display Language] defined as [Japanese].
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Setup Guide
Setting
Description
Keypad Action
Select the action of a keypad key from [Text], [ENT], [BS], [CLR],
[DEL], [↑], [↓], [←], [→], [Change Keypad], and [Cancel (For
Popup Window)].
• ENT
Determines the data being inputted.
• BS
Erases the character to the left of the cursor position.
• CLR
Clears all the data being inputted.
• DEL
Erases the character in the cursor position.
• ↑, ↓
Set Editor Language
When using multiple Data Displays, the system can move to the
next or previous Data Display without data being entered, allowing
you to Skip to the Data Display you want to work with.
* If the [Data Display] dialog box's [Data Entry] option is [Touch],
you have to define the [Designated Input Order]. When the
option is [Bit], the [Allow Input Bit Address] needs to be the
same address among the displays.
[ENT], [BS],
[CLR], [DEL], [↑],
[↓], [←], [→],
[Cancel (For
Popup Window)]
For example, [↑] Action
K1 1 2 3
K2
K1 1 2 3
K2 4 5 6
6
▲
• When you enter characters to be converted with the FEP feature,
this key moves the cursor to the top or last of the characters. When
pages of convert-to characters display, it switches the display to the
previous or the next page.
• →, ←
Moves the cursor to the right or left during input.
For example, For [→]'s action
(Character
Input)
123
Cursor Position
123
▲
(Numeric
Input)
Input "5".
ABC
▲
Cursor Position
ABC
Input "Q".
235
"5" is inserted into the cursor
position, and "2" and "3" move
to the left.
AQB
"Q" is inserted into the
cursor position, and "B"
moves to the right.
• Cancel (For Popup Window)
Closes a pop-up keyboard and erases all the inputted characters.
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Setup Guide
Setting
Description
Text
Set a key to input text.
Set the text to input on a Key Part. Set one character.
Keypad Action
Input
Character
Set a key to change keypad screens.
Change Keypad
• If a keypad is placed directly on the base screen, you cannot set
[Change Keypad].
Set the change-to keypad screen number from 1 to 8999.
Change-To
Number
Set Editor Language
FEP Feature Action
Select the FEP feature key action from [FEP Boot/Cancel (Type in
Roman Letters)], [FEP Boot/Cancel (Type in Hiragana)], [Kana
Conversion], [Input Mode Change], or [Cancel (For FEP Feature)].
• FEP Boot/Cancel (Type in Roman Letters)
FEP Boot/Cancel
Boots/cancels the FEP (Type in Roman letters) each time you touch
(Type in Roman
the keypad.
Letters), FEP
• FEP Boot/Cancel (Type in Hiragana)
Boot/Cancel (Type
Boots/cancels the FEP (Type in Hiragana) each time you touch the
in Hiragana)
keypad.
Select the display position of the Japanese FEP Window from [Top]
or [Bottom].
When [Top] is selected
FEP Display
Position
When [Bottom] is selected
• This can be set only when the [FEP Feature Action] is [FEP Boot/
Cancel (Type in Roman Letters)] or [FEP Boot/Cancel (Type in
Hiragana)].
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Setting
Description
• Kana Conversion
Changes the character type in the order of Double-byte Katakana→
Single-byte Katakana→Hiragana each time you touch the keypad
after the FEP is started.
FEP Feature Action
Set Editor Language
• Input Mode Change
Kana Conversion,
Input Mode
Change, Cancel
Select the input mode from Roman Letters or Hiragana. Performs
the toggle switch action between [Roman Letters] and [Hiragana]
each time you touch the Input Mode Change key for FEP Feature.
Combine this key with the [Change Keypad] key.
• When you place the [Change Keypad] key on the [Input Mode
Change] key, place them in the order of the [Input Mode Change]
key → [Change Keypad] key. If you place them in the reversed
order, keypads are changed first and input modes will not be
changed.
• Cancel
Cancels the input of characters to be converted and the display of
candidates for conversion.
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Setup Guide
„ Basic Settings/Details
Setting
Description
Select whether or not the operation will continuously repeat while the
switch is touched.
Continuous Action
Feature
Preferences
Reverse Display
Buzzer
AUX Output
• This feature can be set only when the [Action] is [Keypad Key] and the
[Keypad Action] is [BS], [DEL], [↑], [↓], [←] or [→].
Set the options for pressing the key.
If selected, while the Key is pressed, the Touch Area display is reversed.
If selected, when the Key is pressed, the buzzer will sound.
If selected, the buzzer will sound in an auxiliary output, such as a speaker.
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Setup Guide
„ Color
Setting
Description
Clear Color
Set a background color for the Key Part.
Set a pattern for the Key Part.
Set a pattern color for the Key Part.
Pattern
Pattern Color
Border Color
• You can only select [Transparent] for the [Pattern Color] when a
[Pattern] is set.
Set a border color for the Key Part.
Select whether or not the Part will blink, and the blink speed. You can choose
different blink settings for the [Display Color], [Pattern Color], and [Border
Color].
Blink
• There are cases where you can and can not set Blink depending on the
Display Unit and System Settings [Color].
) "8.5.1 Setting Colors
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Setup Guide
„ Label
Setting
Description
Select the text type.
• Direct Text
Direct Text/Text
Table
Input the text into the text window, and it is placed directly as fixed text.
• Text Table
Use text from a previously saved Text Table.
) "17.7.3 Text Table Settings Guide" (page 17-54)
Font
Font Type
Set the font for the Key label.
Choose the font type from [Standard Font], [Stroke Font], or [Image Font].
• Standard Font
This bitmap font displays quickly, because it is composed of dots.
Standard Font/
Stroke Font
• Stroke Font
This vector font maintains its shape when enlarged, because it's
framework is described with lines.
When using Stroke Font, you can select [Automatically Adjust Text
Size] to adjust the font size of characters so that it fits into the part.
When using Stroke Font, you can select [Automatically Adjust Text Size]
to adjust the font size of characters so that it fits into the part..
Automatically
Adjust Text
Size
) "17.7.8 Placing Text When Using Text Tables
‹ Automatically Adjust Text
Size" (page 17-67)
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Setup Guide
Setting
Description
Font
Standard Font/Stroke Font
Size
Choose a font size for the Key.
Standard Font: (8 to 64) x (8 to 128)
Standard Font (Fixed Size): [6 x 10], [8 x 3], [13 x 3]
Stroke Font: 6-127
When using [Automatically Adjust Text Size], define the [Maximum Size]
and [Minimum Size] of fonts. The text font size is adjusted within this
range.
Select a text language from [Japanese], [ASCII], [Chinese (Traditional)],
Display
Language
[Chinese (Simplified)], [Korean], [Cyrillic], or [Thai].
Select the text attributes.
Standard Font: Choose from [Standard], [Bold], [Shadow]
Text Attribute
(When using a fixed font size [6 x 10], select from [Standard] or
[Shadow].)
Stroke Font: Choose from [Standard], [Bold], [Outline]
Displays a Windows font as bitmap data. This can be selected when the
Text Type is [Direct Text].
Image Font
The [Font] dialog box appears. Select the font, style, and size.
Select Font
Text [Input Box]
Text Color
Shadow Color
Background Color
If [Direct Text] is selected, input the text.
Select a color for the text to display.
When the [Font Type] is [Standard Font] and the [Text Attribute] is
[Shadow], set a color for the shadow.
Select a background color for the text to display.
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Setting
Description
Select whether or not the Part will blink, and the blink speed. You can set
different blink settings for [Text Color], [Shadow Color], and
[Background Color].
Blink
• There are cases where you can and can not set Blink depending on the
Display Unit and System Settings [Color].
) "8.5.1 Setting Colors
Fixed Position
Row Spacing
Align
„ List of Available Colors" (page 8-42)
When clicked, the Label is positioned in the center of the Key Part.
Set a value from 0 to 255. This is only applicable when the text is multiple
lines to [Text].
This option cannot be used when the [Font Type] is set to [Image Font].
Align the inputted text. If the text is two lines or more, you can select
[Align Left], [Align Right], or [Align Center]. When the [Font Type] is
[Image Font], you can also select [Align on Both Sides].
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15.6
Restrictions
15.6.1
Restrictions for Popup Keypad
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If there is insufficient space to display the keypad in all directions,
the keypad will display at the bottom right of the screen. In this
case, the keypad may display overtop the data display area and
hide inputs.
9
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CLR
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0
Cancel
7 8
4 5
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If there is not
enough space to
display a keypad at
the right, left, or
bottom of the
screen, the keypad
appears on the top
of the data display.
Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
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Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
0 .
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0
If there is not
enough space to
display a keypad at
the right or bottom
of the screen, the
keypad appears to
the left of the data
display with its
vertical position
adjusted.
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▲
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DEL
–
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DEL
–
9
6
3
CLR
If there is not
enough space to
display a keypad at
the bottom of the
screen, the keypad
appears with its
vertical position
adjusted.
▲
9
6
3
CLR
▲
If there is not
enough space to
display a keypad at
the right, left, or top
of the screen, the
keypad appears
under the data
display.
Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
0 .
▲
If there is not
enough space to
display a keypad at
the right of the
screen, the keypad
appears to the left of
the data display,
starting at the top
left corner of the
data display.
Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
0 .
0
▲
Normally a pop-up
keypad appears to
the right of the data
display, starting at
the top right corner
of the data display.
▲
• When there are two Data Displays on a screen, and one enables input by [Touch], and the
other enables input by [Bit], you cannot enable the Data Display by [Touch] when the
Data Display enabled by [Bit] is already ON.
• When a pop-up keypad placed with [Specify Location] exceeds the GP display screen
area, the pop-up keypad appears in the bottom right corner of the placed data part.
• The pop-up keypad displays when the [Specify Location] is set to [Disable]
7 8 9 DEL
4 5 6 –
1 2 3 E
N
0 . CLR T
Restrictions
E
N
T
DEL
–
9
6
3
CLR
Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
0 .
123
▲
123
E
N
T
▲
▲
E
N
T
▲
DEL
–
DEL
–
9
6
3
CLR
123
E
N
T
Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
0 .
9
6
3
CLR
DEL
–
▲
Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
0 .
9
6
3
CLR
▲
Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
0 .
▲
123
▲
• Even if you rotate a Data Display, the pop-up keypad will not always display in exactly
the same way.
• A [Detailed Error Window] or a local window is used to display a pop-up keypad. It can
not be displayed if the maximum number of windows are already displayed. Close
another window to display the pop-up keypad.
)"12.8 Restrictions for Windows „ Displaying Multiple Windows on a Single Screen"
(page 12-31)
• To use a keypad with a data display part, the keypad and data display must be in the same
window. The keypad cannot be set as a pop-up.
• If another window overrides the pop-up keypad, you can switch to the keypad display by
touch.
• If the display entered interlock mode during data input, the pop-up keypad remains open
and allows input. The next time you touch the data display, the pop-up keypad is
interlocked and will not display. Touch the Cancel key to exit the pop-up keypad without
inputting data. Touching the data display does not close the keypad.
• You cannot set a display color, display position, font, or text size for the inputting display
when you input numeric values or text and the alarm value display.
15.6.2
Restrictions for Keypad Direct Placement
• If a keypad is placed directly on the base screen, you cannot set [Change Keypad].
15.6.3
Restrictions for Keypad Customization
• All you can place on a keypad registration screen is [Key Part] and [Draw] (Dot, Line/
Polyline, Circle/Oval, Rectangle, Arc/Pie, Polygon, Scale, Table, and Text). All you can
call to a keypad registration screen with [Call Screen] is a Base Screen, Image, and Mark.
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15.6.4
Restrictions for Clear Area
9
6
3
CLR
DEL
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1 2 3 4
Q W E R
A S D F
SPC Z X C
2
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N
T
Numeric
Text
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Numeric
Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
0 .
Numeric
▲
2
Text
5
T
G
V
▲
Text
Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
0 .
▲
2
▲
• If pictures and text are hidden by switching to a larger keypad display, they will remain
hidden and cannot display again by switching to a smaller keypad. Do not place pictures,
text and other parts in the area where a keypad appears on the Base Screen.
9
6
3
CLR
DEL
E
N
T
The displayed
pictures disappear.
DEL
–
Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
0 .
E
N
T
▲
9
6
3
CLR
▲
▲
Cancel
7 8
4 5
1 2
0 .
▲
• If the GP models are changed in [System Settings], the Clear Area and the Parts placed on
the Base will appear with the same sizes and positions as before.
9
6
3
CLR
DEL
–
E
N
T
Only the part within
the red frame is
displayed.
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15.6.5
Restrictions for Japanese FEP
„ Actions and Display
Japanese FEP
• To perform Kanji conversion, first touch the [FEP] key. If you do not touch the [FEP] key
before entering text, you cannot perform Kanji conversion.
• If [Allow Input] wasn't selected for the data display, you cannot perform Kanji
conversion, even when you touch the [FEP] key.
• The Japanese FEP inputs and displays characters to be converted in the System Menu
Window.
• Japanese FEP is available when in the Data Display's [Display] tab, the [Display
Language] is set to [Japanese].
• The Japanese FEP window appears at the same position on the GP with the vertical
setting as well.
Japanese FEP
Horizontal setting
Vertical setting
• If you exit input mode in a Data Display while the FEP is active, the FEP also exits.
Changing screens also exits the FEP.
• The System Menu Window display position can be selected from the top or the bottom.
• This feature includes a "Learning" function that displays previously used words in the
conversion candidates. This Learning function uses the Backup SRAM. The maximum
size for the Backup SRAM is about 1 KB (approx.100 words). If it gets full, the Learning
function deletes candidates beginning with the lowest frequency.
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