Assistive Tools on HMI – Calculator & Calendar
Weintek has always been dedicated to improving HMI by simplifying project editing and visualizing user interface. This article will show you how to call out a calculator window which can perform simple arithmetic operation, and how to show a calendar on HMI.
With [Display calculator window] selected, clicking this [Function Key] can open a calculator with an unchangeable appearance as shown below (left). This calculator allows operators to do simple calculation and enter the result to a destination object by pressing the lower-right key.
Find [Calendar] object under [Time-related] drop-down menu in [Object] tab. Calendar properties are shown below (right). This object only has one form but can be changed to different colors of texts, backgrounds, for suiting different project styles.