I would like to use iFix SCADA VBA to open a ProcessBook PDI and/or PIW. iFIX VBA code would determine which PI points are displayed and the time range of the display (and more if possible). Where do I start?
I would suggest you to search for "Advanced PI Client ActiveX Scripting Course Materials" on the OSIsoft Technical Support website. You will then open the document contained in it and take a look at the section that goes over external ProcessBook scripting. While the external application in this case is not specifically the iFIX SCADA/HMI, but Microsoft Excel, I would guess the differences in the in the iFIX VBA code should not that many.
There is a corresponding YouTube video playlist that goes over this course and this is the address of the first of the videos that discuss the topic you are interested in:
Thank you. I am also interested in being able to open a PI Trend from an IFIX 5.9 display. I assume that an Active View license/software is required?
Is there any other alternatives or does anyone have any example?
Thank you so much
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