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Instant PLC Programming with RSLogix 5000 by Austin Scott

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Exporting tags (Simple)

Exporting programs and tags is a handy way to generate reports on your RSLogix 5000 application and create a handle tag list for integration with an HMI.

Getting ready

In order to complete this recipe, you need an RSLogix 5000 project to export.

How to do it...

  1. Open your RSLogix 5000 project and navigate from the drop-down menu Tools | Export | Tags and Logic Comments.
  2. The Export window will allow you to choose a location on your computer to save the CSV file that is produced. Select a location on your computer and click on Save.
  3. The CSV file that was generated can be opened and viewed using MS Excel. Open the file using MS Excel and resize the columns to make the document easier to read.

How it works...

Exporting your project ...

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