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Instant PLC Programming with RSLogix 5000 by Austin Scott

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Exporting programs (Simple)

In this recipe, we will demonstrate how to export a program to an XML-based (Extensible Mark-up Language) L5X file for manipulation or reporting.

Getting ready

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

How to do it...

  1. From RSLogix 5000 Controller Organizer, right-click on a program and select the Export Routine… option.
  2. Use the Export window file browser to select a location on your computer to save your L5X file. Click on the Save button to store the L5X file on your computer.
  3. Open the L5X on your computer using Notepad by right-clicking on the file and selecting Open With…; then select Notepad from the list.
  4. View the XML file in Notepad.

How it works...

The L5X file is an XML-based ...

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