Error Messages

Error Messages
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Error Messages
This chapter explains about Error Messages in GP-Pro EX and their solutions. They are
divided into error messages displayed during screen creation, during error checking, during
transfer, and error messages displayed on the GP. Turn to the page corresponding to each
error.
30.1
Errors Displayed on the Editor ......................................................................30-2
30.2
Errors Displayed while Error Checking ....................................................... 30-11
30.3
Transmission Errors ....................................................................................30-15
30.4
Errors Displayed on the GP ........................................................................30-19
30-1
Errors Displayed on the Editor
30.1
Errors Displayed on the Editor
30.1.1
D-Script
Error Message
Cause and Solution
Unable to save the userUser-defined functions cannot call
defined function because of
each other. Check the functions to call.
cross reference.
Modify the cross reference.
*Cross reference means a
condition in which a userdefined function A calls a userdefined function B, and the
user-defined function B calls
the user-defined function A.
30.1.2
for Creating Scripts
20.6.3 Setting Procedure for Used-Defined
Functions” (page 2042)
Reference
) “6.6 Converting
the Addresses in a
Project File in Block”
(page 6-33)
Address Control
Error Message
The inputted address is valid
for two or more Devices/PLCs.
Input the device name as well.
30.1.4
) “20.6 Procedure
Address Block Conversion
Error Message
Cause and Solution
An error occurred during
Redo the [Convert Addresses] utility
Address Block Conversion.
settings. Follow the procedure and do
Conversion is aborted and the the settings again.
original state is restored.
30.1.3
Reference
Cause and Solution
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Reference
) “7.2 Connecting
to Multiple Devices
(PLCs)” (page 7-3)
Alarm Text
Error Message
Beyond the address setting
range. Allotment exceeding
∗∗∗ is not allowed.
Cause and Solution
Verify the address’ settings range and
run the automatic layout.
(∗∗∗ is the greatest possible address
setting)
The permitted range from the Verify the address’ settings range and
current location is 1-∗∗∗. Spec- run the automatic layout.
ify a value within the range.
(∗∗∗ is the greatest possible additional
number of bits setting)
The relationship of the upper Set an upper value limit that is greater
limit value to the lower limit
than the lower value limit.
value is incorrect.
Cannot insert a row due to an
alarm set in the last row. Row
insertion is canceled.
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Cannot insert an additional alarm row.
To insert a row, delete the alarm in the
last row and insert a row again.
30-2
Reference
) “19.9 Settings
Guide 19.9.1 Alarm
Settings Guide „
Alarm Settings Guide
(Block 1)” (page 1974)
) “19.9 Settings
Guide 19.9.1 Alarm
Settings Guide ‹
Word Monitoring”
(page 19-76)
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Errors Displayed on the Editor
30.1.5
Image Management
Error Message
This setting may display the
pasted image improperly
because the selected color
range is different from the one
for the display unit, or the
drawing target.
Failed to read the image.
Specify another image.
Unable to convert the original
file because it doesn’t exist in
[Original File Location].
30.1.6
Cause and Solution
The image may be displayed improperly on the display unit due to the color
range limit of the unit. Check the color
range and convert the image again.
Couldn’t import because the file is
damaged, in use, or the file has a different format. Check the import-from
file and import it again.
The convert-from file doesn’t exist in
the specified location. Specify the file
location and convert the file again.
the file again.
Colors, Line Types
and Patterns” (page 933)

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Reference
) “9.10 Pasting an
Image” (page 9-62)
Print
Error Message
Cause and Solution
No print target exists because The print option is not selected. Check
no setting has been estabthe selected options and print again.
lished.
30.1.8
) “9.5 Changing
Images
Error Message
Cause and Solution
Failed to read the image.
The specified image file is damaged, or
Please specify another image. is not in BMP or JPEG format. Specify
30.1.7
Reference
Reference
) “28.6 Settings
Guide 28.6.1 [Print]
Settings Guide „
Common Settings”
(page 28-40)
Screen Management
Error Message
Failed to read the specified
project file. Respecify the file
to copy.
Failed to copy because the
specified project was the current one. Specify another
project.
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Cause and Solution
Reference
Confirm that the link to the file storage
location is established and read the file
again.
) “6.8 Copying a
To specify the current project file, fin- Screen from another
Project” (page 6-40)
ish the editing and then specify the file.
30-3
Errors Displayed on the Editor
30.1.9
Address Block Conversion on Model Change
Error Message
Failed to import because the
target file has a different format.
Cause and Solution
Couldn’t import because the file is
damaged or the file has a different format. Check the import-from file and
import it again.
Failed to import because the
Check the file address and import it
addresses specified by the tar- again.
get file aren’t the ones of currently set Devices/PLCs.
Failed to some of the data
Check the file’s individual device
because the target file has a
name address and import it again.
different format. Confirm the
individual device name and its
address.
Failed to import the target file. Couldn’t import because the file is
Failed to export to the target
file.
30.1.10
) “7.4 Changing a
Device/PLC 7.4.2 Setup
Procedure „ Designating an Address Conversion Range and
Converting the PLC
type” (page 7-23)
damaged or in use. Check the importfrom file and import it again.
Verify that the file is not read-only, and
check the specified save-to drive and
folder.
Startup
Error Message
Unable to open two or more
different versions of a Editor at
a time.
No more Editor can be
opened.
30.1.11
Reference
Cause and Solution
Reference
Open the same version of an Editor as
the running Editor.
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Up to two Editors can be opened at the
same time.
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Built-in Function
Error Message
The device set at the “Start”
address must be the same as
the one set at the “End”
address.
The “End” address must not
be the same as or lower than
the “Start” address. Please set
the range correctly.
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Cause and Solution
Reference
Set the “Start” address and the “End”
address to the same device.

Set the “End” address to a greater
address than the “Start” address.
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Errors Displayed on the Editor
30.1.12
Sound Settings
Error Message
Unable to paste because the
paste-to range is incorrect.
Beyond the address setting
range. Allotment exceeding
∗∗∗ is not allowed.
Failed to read the specified
file.
Failed to output the specified
file after conversion.
Cause and Solution
Specify the paste-to range with N times
(N is 1 or larger integer) the size of the
copied range.
Specify an address supported by the
device/PLC.
ported.
30.1.13
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
Check the target file and read it again.
Check the target file and output it
again.
Failed to read the specified file Convert the file into a supported forbecause its format was unsup- mat and read it again.
Cannot edit (delete/play) the
sound data because it does
not exist.
Reference
Verify that there exists data inside the
CF-card Output Folder.


) “26.5 Settings
Guide 26.5.1 Common Settings Guide
(Sound Settings)”
(page 26-13)
“6.7 Seeing the
Project Information
6.7.2 Setup Procedure
„ CF-Card Output
Folder Setting Procedure” (page 6-38)
)
Peripheral Settings
Error Message
Cannot delete item because
Device/PLC ∗∗∗ has been
used elsewhere in the Project
File. The cross reference tool
will help you find where it has
been used.
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Cause and Solution
You cannot delete a device whose
address is used for parts or features.
Change the address used for parts or
features and delete the device.
30-5
Reference
) “6.5 Confirming
the List of Addresses
being Used in a
Project File” (page 625)
Errors Displayed on the Editor
30.1.14
New Project File
Error Message
Failed to open because the file
you are trying to open isn’t a
project file of this application.
Failed to open the project file
because of a file read error.
Failed to startup GP-PRO/
PB3.
If the application has already
been installed, specify a file
and run it.
30.1.15
Cause and Solution
Confirm that the file extension is
(∗.prx) and open the file.

Couldn’t read because the target file is
damaged or it has a different format.
Check the read-from file extension and
read it again.

Verify whether or not PRO-Pro/PB3 is
installed.
To install PRO-Pro/PB3, you will need
a separate CD.
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Symbol Variable List
Error Message
Cause and Solution
Unable to delete the target
Change the symbol registered in parts
symbol because it is currently to another symbol (or address) and
in use. You can check its loca- then delete the target symbol.
tion using cross reference.
30.1.16
Reference
) “6.9 Symbolizing
an Address” (page 644)
Security Settings
Error Message
Cause and Solution
The same password is in use. You cannot specify the same password
Change your password.
on multiple levels. Change the pass-
word.
The setting of “Use level 15
password to go offline” is
enabled.
Set the level 15 password.
30.1.17
Reference
Please set the level 15 password.
Reference
) “22.5 Common
Settings Guide (Security Settings)” (page
22-9)
) “22.5 Common
Settings Guide (Security Settings) „
Extended Settings”
(page 22-10)
Multiple Languages Change
Error Message
Characters may not be normally displayed because the
font for the specified language
hasn’t been installed on Windows.
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Cause and Solution
The selected table message includes a
language font that cannot be displayed
on the current OS.
Change the OS or add the font.
30-6
Reference
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Errors Displayed on the Editor
30.1.18
Data Limitation
Error Message
Cause and Solution
Beyond the data limitation.
You can save the data with the error,
Check for errors.
but you cannot transfer it to the main
*Even if you save this data,
unit. Check the error contents.
you can’t transfer it to the main
unit.
30.1.19
Cause and Solution
Select a different template.
Reference

Reference
) “9.8 Editing the
Same Picture on
Another Screen 9.8.2
Registering a Created
Picture in a Package”
(page 9-53)
Duplicate
Error Message
Failed to create the specified
no. of duplicates because the
set address range was
exceeded. The limit is up to
∗∗∗.
Failed to make the specified
no. of duplicates because of
exceeding the set address
range.
30.1.22
played on the Editor
30.1.27 Recipe Settings” (page 30-10)
Package Window
Error Message
Cause and Solution
An user-created part cannot be Create a new package and register the
registered in the ∗∗∗ package. created part in it.
It can be registered only in a
user-created package.
30.1.21
) “30.1 Errors Dis-
Template
Error Message
Failed to read the target template.
30.1.20
Reference
Cause and Solution
Delete unnecessary parts, if any, and
duplicate the parts again.
For parts that have multiple addresses,
this message displays even if only one
address exceeds the range.
Specify the address range and duplicate the parts again.
Reference
) “6.14 Restrictions 6.14.1 Restrictions for Creating
Screens „ No. of
Screens that can be
Created” (page 6-131)
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Part List
Error Message
Failed to export to the target
file.
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Cause and Solution
Check the export destination file or
disk and export to it again.
30-7
Reference
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Errors Displayed on the Editor
30.1.23
Parts Selection Toolbar
Error Message
Failed to read the target file.
Cause and Solution
The specified image file is damaged, or
is not in BMP or JPEG format. Check
the file to read and the drive.
Failed to write to the target file. The file failed to write. Check the file
to write and the drive.
30.1.24

Cause and Solution
Check the CF-card Output Folder and
the specified drive and folder.
Reference
) “6.7 Seeing the
Project Information
6.7.2 Setup Procedure
„ CF-Card Output
Folder Setting Procedure” (page 6-38)
Mark
Error Message
Failed to update the mark
library.
Cause and Solution
Failed to delete the mark. Verify that
the specified file is not read-only and
check the specified file and folder.
Failed to create a mark library Change the mark library name and crebecause the specified mark
ate a mark library again.
library name is invalid.
Failed to rename the mark
library because the specified
mark library name is invalid.
30.1.26

Project Properties
Error Message
Failed to create a folder.
30.1.25
Reference
Change the mark library name and
rename the mark library again.
Reference
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Text Table
Error Message
Cause and Solution
A part beyond the given range Make sure that the no. of characters
of the no. of characters/rows
and the no. of rows in the text to be
exists.
pasted are within the range.
Failed to paste.
Could not delete some cells
that contains a massage.
Delete the message and then delete the
cell.
Reference
) “15.7 Settings
Guide 15.7.3 Text
Table Settings Guide”
(page 15-49)
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Continued
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Errors Displayed on the Editor
Error Message
Cause and Solution
Failed to import because the
target file has a different format.
Couldn’t import because the file is
damaged or the file has a different format. Check the import-from file and
import it again.
Characters beyond the allowable no. were not imported.
[Language No.:
Language:Table Name]
[Language No.:
Language:Table Name]
The specified file has data out of the
specification range.
The file is imported with the data out
of range deleted.
[Language No.] 1-16
[Language] Outputted form in export
[Table Name] No. of Characters × No.
of Rows ≤ 1200
Reference
) “15.6 Importing/
Exporting Registered
Text Tables for Use
with Different Projects”
(page 15-30)
Failed to import the target file. Couldn’t import because the file is
damaged or in use. Check the importfrom file and import it again.
Failed to import because of an The language specified in the file’s
unavailable language in the
Language Settings is not specified for
setting.
the currently opened project. Check the
import-from file or add the font to use
in the Font Settings section of System
Settings and import the file again.
Failed to export to the target
file.
Check the export destination file or
disk and export to it again.
A part beyond the given range Make sure that the no. of characters
of the no. of characters/rows
and the no. of rows in the text to be
exists.
imported are within the range.
Failed to import.
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) “4.2 Stroke Font,
Standard Font” (page
4-3)
) “15.6 Importing/
Exporting Registered
Text Tables for Use
with Different Projects
15.6.2 Setup Procedure „ Export” (page
15-31)
) “15.6 Importing/
Exporting Registered
Text Tables for Use
with Different Projects
15.6.2 Setup Procedure „ Import” (page
15-33)
Errors Displayed on the Editor
30.1.27
Recipe Settings
Error Message
Cause and Solution
Failed to access the filing data Verify that the data in the CF-card Out(CF-Card) and couldn’t conput Folder has not become read-only.
vert it.
Please confirm the settings.
Failed to paste a part of information.
The paste range and the range of the
data to be pasted may be different.
Check the content of the data to be
pasted.
Failed to read the target file.
The specified data may be damaged.
Check the data in the CF-card Output
Folder.
Cannot create an index file
Try again after creating the CSV file.
because no CSV file has been
created.
Failed to read a part of data
The target file has data out of the specbecause unwanted data exists ification range. Reconfirm the importin the target file.
from file’s data range.
(The file is imported with the data out
of range deleted.)
Reference
) “6.7 Seeing the
Project Information
6.7.2 Setup Procedure
„ CF-Card Output
Folder Setting Procedure” (page 6-38)

) “6.7 Seeing the
Project Information
6.7.2 Setup Procedure
„ CF-Card Output
Folder Setting Procedure” (page 6-38)
) “25.11 Transfer
CSV Data Setup
25.11.3 Condition
Name Search Feature ‹ What is the
Index File?” (page 2599)
) “25.3 Creating
Recipes (CSV Data)”
(page 25-9)
Failed to read because the tar- Couldn’t read because the target file is
get file has a different format. damaged or it has a different format.
Check the read-from file and read it
again.
Failed to read the target file.
Couldn’t read because the target file is
damaged or in use. Check the file and
read it again.
Failed to write to the target file. Check the export destination file or
disk and write to it again.
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) “25.3 Creating
Recipes (CSV Data)”
(page 25-9)
Errors Displayed while Error Checking
30.2
Errors Displayed while Error Checking
Error Message
The port setting has overlapping.
Please confirm that in the
Peripheral List.
Handling method
Reference
Confirm the peripheral device with the ! ) “7.2 Connecting
to Multiple Devices
mark in the Port item and change to a
(PLCs) 7.2.2 Setup
port with no overlaps.
Procedure” (page 7-4)
The send data size exceeds
the limit. Confirm the send
data size.
Set the User Screen Area within the following memory ranges for each model.
GP330×(6MB)
GP34×× to 37××(8MB)
(There is a chance that 90% or more of
the memory will cause an error output
because of the data structure.)
∗∗∗ contains an illegal
address. Set a legal address.
Input an address for the specified location address with a keypad.
A symbol exists which has not
been assigned real address.
Confirm this in the Symbol
Settings.
Delete the parts using a symbol for the ) “6.9 Symbolizing
address settings or with no address set- an Address 6.9.2
tings, or set the address to parts with no Setup Procedure”
(page 6-45)
address settings.
The CF-card feature is
enabled. As this model does
not support CF-card, this feature will not work.
Guide 6.13.6 [System
Settings Window] Setting Guide „ [Font
Settings] Settings
Guide” (page 6-112)
) “14.2 Displaying/
Inputting Numeric
Data 14.2.2 Setup
Procedure” (page 146)
) “6.13 Settings
The specified font has not
been registered in “Fonts for
Projects”. Add it, in “Font Settings”, or change the font.
Backup SRAM use exceeds
the limit. The excess part will
not be executed. Confirm this
in the Project Information.
) “6.13 Settings

Guide 6.13.6 [System
Settings Window] Setting Guide „ [Font
Settings] Settings
Guide” (page 6-112)
Make sure the total capacity of SRAM
to use does not exceeds approximately ) “6.7 Seeing the
Project Information”
320KB (approximately 120KB only for (page 6-36)
GP3202B).
The GP3202B model supports the CF- ) “6.13 Settings
card export folder. Change the model or Guide 6.13.6 [System
Settings Window] Setdo not set the CF-card output folder.
ting Guide „ [Device
Settings] Settings
Guide” (page 6-89)
“6.7 Seeing the
Project Information”
(page 6-36)
)
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Use the support input functions such as
D-Script[ID No.] has an invalid the Tool Box, Built-in Functions, etc.,
expression.
and ensure that the format is inputted
correctly and that no errors remain in the
[Message Area].
) “20.8 Settings
Guide 20.8.1 Common Settings Guide
(D-Script)” (page 2050)
Continued
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Errors Displayed while Error Checking
Error Message
Handling method
Reference
The no. of addresses used by
Global D-Script exceeds the
limit.
The excess part will not be
executed.
Make sure the total number of addresses
to use in Global D-Scripts (including
calling functions) does not exceed 256
) “20.9 Restricby creating multiple scripts with the
same trigger conditions and separating tions 20.9.1 D-Script/
Global D-Script
instructions.
The total no. of Global DScripts and functions exceeds
the limit of 32. The excess
code will not be executed.
Make sure the total number of Global D- 20-55)
Script and functions does not exceed 32
by uniting multiple scripts with the same
trigger conditions.
Global D-Script [Global DScript No.] has an error.
Invalid Expression.
Refer to the comments displayed in the
[Message Area], use the Tool Box and
the Built-in Functions, and make sure to ) “20.8 Settings
Guide 20.8.1 Cominput the correct format.
The Extended Script has an
error. Invalid Expression.
Refer to the comments displayed in the (D-Script)” (page 20[Message Area], use the Tool Box and 50)
the Built-in Functions, and make sure to
input the correct format.
The no. of Data Transfer Displays exceeds the limit of 32.
The excess displays won’t
work.
Make sure the total number of displays
placed in the whole project does not
exceeds 32.
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Up to 8 data block display
graphs or historical trend
graphs can be placed on a
screen.
Up to 8 Data Block Display Graphs and
Historical Trend Graphs can function on
one Base Screen. For 9 or more parts,
separate them on different screens.
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Up to 40 channels of data
block display graphs or historical trend graphs can be set.
Make sure the total no. of channels for
the Data Block Display Graph and Historical Trend Graph on one screen does
not exceed 20.
The no. of parts of ∗∗∗
exceeds the limit.
Make sure the total no. of parts placed
on one screen does not exceed 384.
The no. of addresses of ∗∗∗
exceeds the limit.
Make sure the total no. of addresses set
to parts on one screen does not exceed
1,000.
Restrictions” (page
The capacity of ∗∗∗ exceeds
the limit.
mon Settings Guide
) “6.14 Restrictions 6.14.1 Restrictions for Creating
Screens „ No. of Features that can be
Placed on a Screen”
(page 6-132)
) “17.8 Restrictions 17.8.2 Restrictions for Historical
Trend Graphs” (page
17-69)
) “6.14 Restric-
tions 6.14.1 Restrictions for Creating
Screens „ No. of Features that can be
Placed on a Screen”
(page 6-132)
Make sure the data capacity per screen ) “6.14 Restricdoes not exceed 1MB by separating the tions 6.14.1 Restrictions for Creating
parts on different screens.
Screens „ No. of
Screens that can be
Created” (page 6-131)
Continued
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Errors Displayed while Error Checking
Error Message
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
The Data Display (with input
permit), the Sampling Data
Display, and the Special Data
Display (displayed in CSV)
cannot be placed at the same
time.
Handling method
Reference
Make sure to place only one Display.
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)
“14.12 Data DisAn error exists in ∗∗∗.
Remove the Data Display’s input permit
play/Input Settings
Data Display (with Popup Key- feature, or use the [Bit] action settings
Guide 14.12.1
pad) is not available on a win- instead of the [Touch] action.
Numeric Display”
dow screen.
(page 14-53)
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Only 1 alarm summary feature can be placed on a
screen.
Make sure to only place 1 Alarm part
(Summary) on the screen. For any others, the action may not function correctly.
) “19.3 Viewing
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Only 1 alarm part that uses the
sub display can be placed on a
screen.
When multiple Alarm parts (History)
are placed on the screen, sub displays
will not function. Ensure there is only
one Alarm part (History).
) “19.9 Settings
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Only 1 text alarm can be
placed on a screen.
Guide 19.9.3 Text
Alarm Settings Guide”
(page 19-118)
Make sure to only place 1 text alarm on ) “19.10 Restrictions 19.10.4 Text
the screen. For any others, the action
Alarm Restrictions”
may not function correctly.
(page 19-137)
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Only 1 CF file display feature
of the Picture Display can be
used in a screen.
Make sure to only place 1 Picture Display (CF file display feature) on the
screen. For any others, the action may
not function correctly.
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Up to 512 display positions,
whose no. is set in Move Display, can be placed on a
screen.
Make sure that the no. of displayed
Image Display parts placed on one
screen does not exceed 512.
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Please lessen the no. of Image Display
Up to 30 move indications
parts placed on the screen.
(marks) of Picture Display can
be placed in a screen.
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Only 1 data transfer feature of
the Special Data Display can
be used on a screen.
Active Alarms in a List
19.3.2 Setup Procedure” (page 19-14)
Make sure to only place 1 Special Data
Display (data transfer feature) on the
screen. For any others, the action may
not function correctly.
) “10.6 Restrictions 10.6.4 Restrictions for Picture
Display (CF Image
Display)” (page 10-56)
) “10.6 Restrictions 10.6.3 Restrictions for Picture
Display (Move Display)” (page 10-54)
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Errors Displayed while Error Checking
Error Message
Handling method
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Only 1 CSV display feature of
the Special Data Display can
be used on a screen.
Make sure to only place 1 Special Data
Display (CSV display feature) on the
screen. For any others, the action may
not function correctly.
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Only 1 File Manager Display
(Special Data Display) can be
placed on a screen.
Make sure to only place 1 Special Data
Display (File Manager feature) on the
screen. For any others, the action may
not function correctly.
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Make sure to use the CSV display feaThe edit mode of the CSV dis- ture of a Special Data Display placed on
play feature of the Special
a base screen.
Data Display cannot be placed
on a window screen.
Reference
) “25.13.2 Restrictions on Displaying/
Editing/Printing CSV
Data „ Display
Restrictions” (page
25-116)
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Make sure to use the File Manager feaThe File Manager Display fea- ture of a Special Data Display placed on
ture of the Special Data Disa base screen.
play isn’t available on the
window screen.
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Make sure to only place 1 Sampling Data
Only 1 Sampling Data Display Display on the screen. For any others, the
can be placed on a screen.
action may not function correctly.
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An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Only 1 Historical Data Display
Switch can be placed on a
screen.
Make sure to only place 1 Switch/Lamp
(Historical Data Display feature) on the
) “17.8.2 Restricscreen. For any others, the action may
tions for Historical
not function correctly.
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Only 1 Historical Trend Graph
with the Historical Data Display feature selected can be
placed on a screen.
Make sure to only place 1 Historical
Trend Graph (Historical Data Display
feature) on the screen. For any others,
the action may not function correctly.
An error exists in ∗∗∗.
Up to 3 windows (up to 2 in the
case of global windows) in
which continuous read is set
can be placed on a screen.
Make sure that the number of Window
parts placed on the screen for continuous read settings does not exceed 3 (2
when using Global Windows). Any
other Windows will not function, however, up to 3 continuous read Windows
and 381 common Windows can be
placed on the screen.
Only 1 keypad can be called
up on a screen.
Make sure to only place 1 keypad (call
screen with a registered keypad) on the
screen. For any others, the action may
not function correctly.
A duplicate security setting
password exists. Please
change the password.
GP-Pro EX Reference Manual
Trend Graphs „
Restrictions for Display Historical Data”
(page 17-71)
) “18.7 Window
Part Settings Guide
18.7.1 Bit Action”
(page 18-22)
) “9.10 Pasting an
Image” (page 9-62)
Please set a different password for each ) “22.5 Common
Settings Guide (Seculevel.
rity Settings) 22.5.1
Password Settings”
(page 22-9)
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Transmission Errors
30.3
Transmission Errors
Error Message
Invalid IP Address
Cause and Solution
Reference
The designated IP address’ value is illegal.
Input a correct IP address.

The IP Address already exists. When adding an IP address, the IP
Add/Change is disabled.
address is already set. Designate an

unused IP address.
Failed to receive the folder list. The folder displayed in the CF-card tool
Moved to the root folder.
could not display so the display moved
to the root folder.
The cause can be that the folder has
been deleted or that the CF-card has
) “27.5 Transferring
been changed.
Only Data to a CFConfirm whether the folder has been
Card” (page 27-27)
deleted or the CF-card has been taken out.
The appointed file name
already exists. Please specify
another name.
This appears when you are trying to
rename a file in the CF-card tool and the
file name already exists.
Designate an unused file name.
Disconnected. The CF-card
connection will be terminated.
The connection has been cut because of
a removed cable, etc.
Make sure that all cables are correctly
connected.
[LAN]
• Make sure that the PC’s IP address is
correctly set.
• Make sure that the type of cable is correct.
[USB]
• Make sure that the USB cable is made
by Digital Electronics Corporation.
• Make sure that the driver is installed.
Invalid password
The password that you have entered is
incorrect.
Enter the correct password.

) “27.6 Permitting
Transfer with Passwords” (page 27-30)
Invalid password.
Transmission was canceled.
This appears when you enter the incorrect password 3 times.
Enter the correct password.
Failed to open the socket.
The LAN port is not enabled.
Check the PC’s LAN settings.

Failed to read the project.
Either the file is damaged, or the file
you have selected is not a project file.
Select the correct project file.

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Transmission Errors
Error Message
Cause and Solution
Reference
Failed to connect to the main
unit.
Either a cable is loose, or you are using
an unsupported main unit. Confirm the
cable’s type and connection, and make
sure the USB driver is installed.
Failed to access the file.
You may not have permission to access
this file.
Check the PC’s access privileges.

You cannot communicate either
because the cable is disconnected, or
because of noise. Check the cable’s
surroundings and make sure that the
cable is not severed, and that no noise
is occuring. (Do not use a USB extension cable, etc.)

The PC’s memory is insufficient. Shut
down another application or restart the
OS and run the transfer tool again.

Failed to recognize the destination main unit. Please confirm whether the model is
supported by GP-Pro EX or
the transfer tool.
You are trying to transfer to a device
that cannot be recognized by the editor.
Confirm whether or not the destination
unit is a GP.

Failed to acquire the information.
Either the system is not downloaded,
or the model is not supported.
Confirm whether the model is supported, and transfer the main unit’s
system again.
The above was during communication.
The memory error occurred.
Invalid password.
Transmission was canceled.
The password cannot be checked. The
file may be damaged. Please check it
again in an area with no electrical
noise. (Do not use a USB extension
cable, etc.)
Failed to connect because the It is communicating with another commain unit was in communica- puter.
tion with the transfer tool.
Wait until the communication finishes.
Failed to write data.
The file cannot be accessed and cannot
be written to the GP due to damage, etc.
After checking the access privileges
for the PC’s hard drive, force the data
to be sent.
) “27.2 Transferring
with a USB Transfer
Cable” (page 27-4)
) “27.1 Settings
Menu” (page 27-2)


) “27.7 Transfer
Tool Settings Guide
27.7.1 [Transfer Settings] Settings Guide”
(page 27-37)
Continued
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Transmission Errors
Error Message
Failed to receive the project.
Please execute it again.
Cause and Solution
A data error occurred when receiving
data.
Confirm that there is not a lot of noise
occurring. (Do not use a USB extension cable, etc.)
Reference

Not send project.
The project data does not exist on the
GP unit. (The unit is showing the default
) “27.1 Settings
Initial Start Mode screen, etc.) Or the
Menu” (page 27-2)
data is damaged.
First, transfer the project.
Failed to save the CF-card
data.
Either the CF-card is not correctly
inserted, or it is write-protected.
Make sure the CF-card can be used (you
may not be able to access CF-cards not
made by Digital Electronics Corporation).

) “27.4 Confirming
The project does not agree
with the transfer destination
main unit.
The transfer source project and the
project inside the main unit are different
and therefore could not be compared.
Only the same project can be compared.
The format went wrong.
The initialization of the main unit device
failed.
Transfer again in a location where there
is not a lot of noise occurring.

The transfer destination main
unit was not found.
The designated communication device
does not exist or cannot be used.
Confirm the PC’s LAN settings and
check if the USB driver is installed.

Failed transfer.
An error occurred during communication.
Confirm that there is not a lot of noise
occurring. (Do not use a USB extension
cable, etc.)

File access went wrong with
the Machine.
The data write to the main unit failed
due to a flash malfunction.
If there is no improvement even after a
forced transfer, contact customer support.
Whether CF card is not
inserted or non-supported
model.
Confirm whether the CF-card is correctly inserted. (You may not be able to
access CF-cards not made by Digital
Electronics Corporation.)
Projects’ Changes
Prior to Transfer
(Comparison)” (page
27-24)
) “27.7 Transfer
Tool Settings Guide
27.7.1 [Transfer Settings] Settings Guide”
(page 27-37)

Continued
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Transmission Errors
Error Message
Cause and Solution
Reference
The appointed file name
already exists. Please specify
another name.
There is a directory with the same name
as the file you are trying to copy.
) “27.5 Transferring
Delete the content of the CF-card and
Only Data to a CFretransmit the file. If an error occurs
Card” (page 27-27)
while you are transmitting the project,
force the transfer.
Failed to write to the CF-card.
The CF-card may not be correctly
inserted, or it may be write-protected.
Make sure that the files in the CF-card
are not write-protected.
The file required for transferring was not found.

A file needed for transfer is damaged or ) “27.7 Transfer
Tool Settings Guide
does not exist on the hard drive.
27.7.4 Transferring
Reinstall the transfer tool.
when Only Transfer
Tool is Installed” (page
27-41)
The timeout error occurred.
Exception error.
Confirm that there is not a lot of noise
occurring. (Do not use a USB extension
cable, etc.)
A module needed for transferring may
not be correctly installed.
Reinstall the transfer tool.
Failed to send the project. The The data size of the project file you are
size of the project exceeds the trying to transfer exceeds the GP’s
max capacity.
screen capacity.
Decrease the data size by deleting
unnecessary screen data, etc.
This project is the one created Please save the data with the regular
with the Trial version of the
version (Product version).
drawing software. Please save
it with the Product version
before executing transmission.
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
) “27.7 Transfer
Tool Settings Guide
27.7.4 Transferring
when Only Transfer
Tool is Installed” (page
27-41)
) “6.7 Seeing the
Project Information”
(page 6-36)

Errors Displayed on the GP
30.4
Errors Displayed on the GP
„ Application Errors
Error No.
Error Message
RAAA001 No project data
exists. (Transfer a
project.)
Cause and Solution
No project file exists.
Transfer a project.
Reference
) “27.2 Transferring with a USB
Transfer Cable 27.2.2
Transfer Procedure „
Transfer from PC to
GP (Send)” (page 275)
“27.3 Transferring Using Ethernet
(LAN) 27.3.2 Transfer
Procedure „ Transfer
from PC to GP
(Send)” (page 27-12)
)
RAAA002 The project data size The project data size exceeds the maxiexceeds the capacity. mum capacity. Or, the number of
screens exceeds 16,000 files. Reference ) “6.7 Seeing the
Project Information”
the “Project Information” in GP-Pro
(page 6-36)
EX, and make sure it does not exceed
the general capacity.
RAAA003 The project data is
There is an error in the project file.
invalid. (Transfer the Transfer the project again.
project again.)
) “27.2 Transfer-
ring with a USB
Transfer Cable 27.2.2
Transfer Procedure „
Transfer from PC to
GP (Send)” (page 275)
“27.3 Transferring Using Ethernet
(LAN) 27.3.2 Transfer
Procedure „ Transfer
from PC to GP
(Send)” (page 27-12)
)
RAAA004 The system screen
is invalid. (Execute
forced transfer.)
The system screen does not exist or is
invalid.
Force a transfer.
RAAA005 The specified initial
screen no. does not
exist. (XXXX)
The screen cannot display because the
screen number designated in the Initial
Screen Settings does not exist in the
project. Change the Initial Screen No.
or add the screen. The screen number
designated in the parentheses is displayed.
) “27.7 Transfer
Tool Settings Guide
27.7.1 [Transfer Settings] Settings Guide”
(page 27-37)
) “6.13 Settings
Guide 6.13.6 [System
Settings Window]
Setting Guide ‹ Display Settings” (page
6-90)
Continued
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Errors Displayed on the GP
Error No.
Error Message
Cause and Solution
Reference
RAAA006 The project data
contains functions
that are not supported by this version.
There are functions that cannot be recognized by the runtime program.
The editor’s version and runtime’s version may not match. Update the runtime’s version.

RAAA007 The no. of parts in
the screen exceeds
the limit. (MAX 384)
There are more than 384 parts set on a
single screen.
The number of parts exceeds the limit
during a screen change or when opening a window. Make sure to set parts
within the permitted range.
RAAA008 The font (XXXX)
does not exist.
(Transfer the font
with the project.)
The font you are trying to display does
not exist in the system. Download the
font into the system.
The following table shows the font
names.
English Standard
Japanese Standard
Korean Standard
Chinese Standard
Taiwanese Standard
English Stroke
Japanese Stroke
Korean Stroke
Chinese Stroke
Taiwanese Stroke
) “6.14 Restrictions 6.14.1 Restrictions for Creating
Screens „ No. of
Screens that can be
Created” (page 6131)
) “6.13 Settings
Guide 6.13.6 [System
Settings Window]
Setting Guide „ [Font
Settings] Settings
Guide” (page 6-112)
RAAA010 The CF card has not
been inserted, or the
CF card hatch is
open.
When trying to display a CF-card file
with a Picture Display, the CF-card has
not been inserted. Copy the image file
or JPEG file to the CF-card and insert
the CF-card into the GP3000 Series.
RAAA011 Failed to start from
the CF card.
Regardless of whether DIP SW1 is ON,
the necessary file does not exist to start
from the CF-card. Or the necessary file
may have an error. Copy the startup
project to the CF-card again.

When changing the clock data, the data
write to the clock IC failed.
The IC chip may be broken.

RAAA050 Clock Setting Error
) User Manual
Continued
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Errors Displayed on the GP
Error No.
Error Message
RAAA051 Low battery
Cause and Solution
Due to the low voltage of the backup
lithium battery, the backup SRAM’s
data is erased, and the clock data will
not be correctly kept.
Supply enough power to the GP and set
the clock data again.
RAAA100 The system start
device address is
incorrect.
The system device start address is not
set correctly or has an error.
Set the correct address while offline, or
transfer a project.
RAAA101 Illegal/Undefined
Device Address
A device address in the part or function
settings is illegal. Make sure to set the
correct device address.
RAAA102 Failed to read from
the Device/PLC.
(XXXX)
Failed to read from the device/PLC.
Confirm the connection status, such as
whether the communication cable is
disconnected, etc.
The part name is entered in the parentheses.
Reference
) User Manual
) “6.13 Settings
Guide 6.13.6 [System
Settings Window]
Setting Guide ‹ System Area Settings”
(page 6-110)

) User Manual
RAAA103 The specified
The designated address is incorrect.
address is incorrect. Make sure to set the correct address.
(XXXX)

RAAA120 D-Script Error (The The function called in the D-Script does
“Chapter 21
specified function
not exist. Or there is an error in the
Program Comdoes not exist or the function. Check the function’s format.
mands and Expresfunction has an
sions” (page 21-1)
error.)
)
RAAA121 D-Script Error
(These functions are
nested to 10 levels
or more.)
Functions in the D-Script are nested to
10 levels or more.
Reduce the levels in the “if” and “loop” ) “21.8 Descripstructures.
tion Expression
21.8.3 loop - end* A nesting level is when function A
calls function B, and then again when loop” (page 21-68)
function B calls function C (function
calling level).
RAAA122 D-Script Error (An
An incompatible function was found in
expression exists,
the project data’s D-Script. Update the
that is not supported runtime’s version.
by this version.)

Continued
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Errors Displayed on the GP
Error No.
Error Message
Cause and Solution
Reference
) “6.13 Settings
RAAA123 D-Script Error (The
SIO operation function is used in a condition where no
Device/PLC has
been set.)
SIO Operation functions are used in a
D-Script while the device/PLC settings
are not set. Configure the device/PLC
settings.
RAAA124 The D-Script has an
error.
There is an error in the used D-Script.
Check the commands’ format.
RAAA130 Global D-Script
Error. (The Total No.
of Global D-Scripts
exceeds the maximum of 32.)
The total number of Global D-Scripts
exceeds the limit. The maximum number of Global D-Scripts available is 32
(each function also counts as one
script).
RAAA131 Global D-Script
Error. (The total no.
of devices exceeds
the maximum of
255.)
The total of all devices in the Global DScript exceeds the limit of 255 devices.
Reduce the number of used devices by
using the Memory Operation function,
etc.
RAAA132 Global D-Script Error
(The specified function does not exist or
the function has an
error.)
The function called in the Global DScript does not exist. Or there is an
error in the function. Check the function’s format.
RAAA133 Global D-Script Error
(These functions are
nested to 10 levels
or more.)
Functions in the Global D-Script are
nested to 10 levels or more.
Reduce the levels in the “if” and “loop” ) “21.8 Descripstructures.
tion Expression
21.8.3 loop - end* A nesting level is when function A
calls function B, and then again when loop” (page 21-68)
function B calls function C (function
calling level).
RAAA134 Global D-Script Error An incompatible function was found in
(An expression
the project data’s Global D-Script.
exists, that is not
Update the runtime’s version.
supported by this
version.)
RAAA135 Global D-Script Error
(The SIO operation
function is used in a
condition where no
Device/PLC has
been set.)
SIO Operation functions are used in a
Global D-Script while the device/PLC
settings are not set. Configure the
device/PLC settings.
Guide 6.13.6 [System
Settings Window]
Setting Guide „
[Script Settings] Settings Guide” (page 6118)
) “Chapter 21
Program Commands and Expressions” (page 21-1)
) “20.9 Restrictions 20.9.1 D-Script/
Global D-Script
Restrictions” (page
20-55)
) “Chapter 21
Program Commands and Expressions” (page 21-1)

) “6.13 Settings
Guide 6.13.6 [System
Settings Window]
Setting Guide „
[Script Settings] Settings Guide” (page 6118)
Continued
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Errors Displayed on the GP
Error No.
Error Message
Cause and Solution
Reference
) “Chapter 21
RAAA136 The Global D-script
has an error.
There is an error in the used Global DScript. Check the commands’ format.
RAAA140 Extended D-Script
Error (The total no.
of functions exceeds
the max of 255.)
The total number of Extended Scripts
exceeds the limit. The maximum number of Extended Scripts is 255.
Reduce the number of scripts by combining two scripts into one, etc.
RAAA141 Extended D-Script
Error (The specified
function does not
exist or the function
has an error.)
A function called in the Extended Script
) “Chapter 21
does not exist. Or there is an error in the Program Comfunction. Check the function’s format. mands and Expres-
RAAA142 Extended D-Script
Error (These functions are nested to
10 levels or more.)
Functions in the Extended Script are
nested to 10 levels or more.
Reduce the levels in the “if” and “loop” ) “21.8 Descripstructures.
tion Expression
21.8.3 loop - end* A nesting level is when function A
calls function B, and then again when loop” (page 21-68)
function B calls function C (function
calling level).
Program Commands and Expressions” (page 21-1)
) “20.9 Restrictions 20.9.2
Extended Script
Restrictions” (page
20-58)
sions” (page 21-1)
RAAA143 Extended D-Script
An incompatible function was found in
Error (An expresthe project data’s Extended Script.
sion exists, that is
Update the runtime’s version.
not supported by this
version.)

) “6.13 Settings
RAAA144 Extended D-Script
Error (The SIO operation function is used
in a condition where
no Device/PLC has
been set.)
SIO Operation functions are used in a
Extended Script while the device/PLC
settings are not set. Configure the
device/PLC settings.
RAAA145 The Extended DScript has an error.
There is an error in the used Extended
Script. Check the commands’ format.
RAAA150 The provided password is incorrect.
Please enter the correct one.
The security feature’s password input is ) “22.4 Password
incorrect. Confirm that the input is cor- Input Window 22.4.1
rect (upper-case/lower-case letters, etc.) Introducing the
Password Input
and enter the password again.
Guide 6.13.6 [System
Settings Window]
Setting Guide „
[Script Settings] Settings Guide” (page 6118)
) “Chapter 21
Program Commands and Expressions” (page 21-1)
Window” (page 227)
Continued
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Errors Displayed on the GP
Error No.
Error Message
RAAA151 Change the screen
from the host.
Cause and Solution
Reference
This appears when a screen change
occurs from the PLC (host) by the forced
screen change method (the traditional
method for a screen change), and you
cancel the displayed password input.
If you want to cancel, make sure to use a
cancel notification bit and return to the
previous screen from the PLC (host).

RAAA152 Cannot use the COM This appears when the COM port you
port.
are trying to use is already in use by
another feature. Check the settings
again.
RAAA153 No dictionary file
was found.
) “7.4 Changing a
Device/PLC” (page 718)
The English dictionary file does not
exist in internal storage or in the CFcard. Transfer the project data again.
RAAA154 The specified filing
This appears if the designated filing
data cannot be used data does not match the project data
with this project.
when transferring filing data from the
CF-card to SRAM. Make sure to use
filing data that matches the project data.

) “24.6 Saving
Sampled Data to a
CF-Card (Save in
CSV)” (page 24-20)
RAAA155 The IP address
duplicates that of
another device.
Please change the
address of either this
machine or the other.
(IP:XXX.XXX.XXX.X
XX,MAC:XX:XX:XX:
XX:XX:XX)*1
A machine with the same IP address
exists on the network. Change the IP
address of this machine or of the other
machine.
RAAA156 The 9th pin of the
COM port has not
been set to VCC (5V
Power Supply).
Please check your
cable or connected
equipment.
The COM port’s 9-pin could not be set to
VCC (5V power supply). Check the
COM port’s connection cable and the
machine it is connected to. Then reset
the machine or verify the project’s script
settings are set to a 5V power supply.
RAAA157 Cannot put the
Device/PLC into
offscan state when
the system start
device address is
assigned to it.
The connected device (main PLC) allotted to the System Top Device Address
has been set to off-scan. The main PLC ) “6.13 Settings
Guide ‹ System
cannot off-scan. If you want to off-scan Area Settings” (page
the main PLC, remove the setting that
6-110)
uses the System Data Area. Otherwise,
cancel the main PLC’s off-scan setting.
) “27.3 Transferring Using Ethernet
(LAN) 27.3.2 Transfer
Procedure „ Transfer
from PC to GP
(Send)” (page 27-12)
) “6.13 Settings
Guide 6.13.6 [System
Settings Window]
Setting Guide „
[Script Settings] Settings Guide” (page 6118)
*1 IP addresses are shown as decimal, MAC addresses are shown as hexadecimal.
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Errors Displayed on the GP
„ System Errors
‹ When the GP’s internal system will not start correctly
When there is a problem with the files related to starting the system, the following error messages will be displayed on the forced transfer screen. Transfer the system data again with the
transfer tools.
• For details about the transfer tools, please refer to “27.7 Transfer Tool Settings
Guide” (page 27-35) .
Error Message
Affected Files
Cause
Start up Error : Boot.cfg
BOOT.CFG
Boot.cfg file, needed for startup, is
deleted or damaged
Start up Error : Default Font
∗∗∗∗∗∗.FNT
Default font data is deleted or damaged
Start up Error : LanSys.cfg
LANSYS.CFG
LAN settings file is damaged
Start up Error : System.cfg
SYSTEM.CFG
Files needed to start the GP system
(system settings files) do not exist
Start up Error : CF memory loader BOOT.CFG
Abnormal Boot.cfg file data in the
CF-card during startup

CF-card read failed during startup
Start up Error : CF MOUNT Error
BOOT.SYS
LDMODULE.SYS
Start up Error : Runtime Load NG
STARTUP.SYS
RUN∗∗∗∗.SYS
GP internal system data is deleted
or damaged
Start up Error : Runtime Start NG
Errors occurred during the GP system’s startup:
• Default font load error
• User font load error
Compulsion Transfer Mode
(DipSW2=ON)

Compulsion transfer display forced
by continuously touching the right
or left bottom of the screen during
startup. *1
Compulsion Transfer Mode
(Panel Touch)
*1 This item does not indicate an error
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Forced transfer display due to
dipswitch 2 = ON*1
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Errors Displayed on the GP
‹ When an abnormal file is detected during the GP’s startup
When there is a problem with the files needed after the system starts up, the following error
messages will be displayed on the normal transfer screen. After fixing the problem, transfer
the files again with the transfer tools.
• For details about the transfer tools, please refer to “27.7 Transfer Tool Settings
Guide” (page 27-35) .
Error Message
An illegal or undetermined
Device Address exists (∗∗∗∗∗).
Please check the settings and
transfer the project data again.
Cause and Solution
Appears when the device address used
by a part or function’s settings is
invalid. The part or function name
using the invalid address is displayed
in the brackets. However, sometimes
the brackets are not displayed.
Cannot read the file (∗∗∗∗∗)
A file needed for startup could not be
required for startup. Please
read. Transfer again and restore the
transfer the project data again. system. The file name displayed inside
the brackets is either abnormal or does
not exist.
The no. of Devices/PLCs
exceeds the limit. Please
check the settings and transfer
the project data again.
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The no. of devices/PLCs exceeds the
maximum setting. (Large-scale units:
4, medium-scale units: 2). Reconfirm
the project settings and transfer it
again.
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Reference


) “6.13 Settings
Guide 6.13.6 [System Settings Window] Setting Guide
„ [Peripheral List]
Settings Guide”
(page 6-113)
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