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Shortcut Keys

Shortcut Keys

Common Features of Toolbars

A Toolbar Button Is Colored When It Is Possible to Use the Tool

For example, the LAD toolbar is active when View>Ladder is selected from the menu. If a toolbar button is disabled, it appears gray.

Moving Toolbars

If you place the mouse pointer on the area that is inside a toolbar frame but outside of any buttons, you can click and drag the toolbars. The toolbars can be moved within the main window or out of the main window. When moved outside the main window, toolbars become a separate window.

Toolbar Context Help Links

1)To see the name of a toolbar button, move the mouse pointer over a toolbar button and stop. The button name appears.

2)For details about the function of a tool, press SHIFT+F1, place the mouse pointer over a toolbar button, then click.

Standard Toolbar

Open New Project
Open Existing Project
Save Current Project
Print
Print Preview
Cut Selection and Copy to Clipboard
Copy Selection to Clipboard
Paste Clipboard Contents at Cursor Location
Undo Last Entry
Compile Program Block or Data Block (Whichever Is the Active Window)
Compile All (Program Block, Data Block, and System Block)
Upload Project from PLC to STEP 7-Micro/WIN 32
Download from STEP 7-Micro/WIN 32 to a PLC
Sort Ascending: Sort Symbol Table Name Column A-Z
Sort Descending: Sort Symbol Table Name Column Z-A
Zoom: Set Magnification of LAD and FBD Views
Constant Descriptor: Toggle ON/OFF SIMATIC Type Specifiers

Debug Toolbar

Set PLC to RUN Mode
Set PLC to STOP Mode
Toggle Program Status ON/OFF
Toggle Triggered Pause ON/OFF (STL only)
Toggle Chart Status ON/OFF
Status Chart Single Read
Status Chart Write All
Force PLC Data (Status Chart, LAD Edit, or FBD Edit)
Unforce PLC Data (Status Chart, LAD Edit, or FBD Edit)
Unforce All (Status Chart, LAD Edit, or FBD Edit)
Read All Forced Values (Status Chart, LAD Edit, or FBD Edit)

LAD Instruction Toolbar

Insert Line Down
Insert Line Up
Insert Line Left
Insert Line Right
Insert Contact
Insert Coil
Insert Box
Insert Network
Delete Network
View / Hide Symbol Information Tables for each Network

FBD Instruction Toolbar

Insert Line Down
Insert Line Up
Insert Line Left
Insert Line Right
Insert And Gate
Insert Or Gate
Insert Box
Add Extra Input to AND or OR Box
Remove Extra Input from AND or OR Box
Toggle Negate: (Invert Logic)
Toggle Immediate: (Direct I/O Access)
Insert Network
Delete Network
View / Hide Symbol Information Tables for each Network

STL Instruction Toolbar

Toggle Bookmark: Set or Remove Bookmark
Next Bookmark: Scroll Program to Next Bookmark
Previous Bookmark: Scroll Program to Previous Bookmark
Clear All Bookmarks

Wizards

Instruction Wizards

HSC Instruction Wizard

NETR/NETW Instruction Wizard

PID Instruction Wizard

TD-200 Wizard

TD-200 Wizard


Error Messages

STEP 7-Micro/WIN 32 Compiler Errors

Communication Errors

LAD/FBD Editor Errors

Project File I/O Errors

PLC Fatal Errors

PLC Compile and Run-Time Errors

PLC Non-Fatal Error Memory Locations