Getting Started Contents

Chapter 1 Welcome to Micro/WIN

1.1 STEP 7-Micro/WIN 32 Window Components
1.2 Shortcut Keys
1.3 How to Use Online Help
1.4 How to Customize the Look of STEP 7-Micro/WIN 32

Chapter 2 Concepts for Programming

2.1 How the Control Program Works
2.2 Addressing Overview
2.3 How to Organize a Program
2.4 Project Components and How They Work
2.5 Comparison of Editors: LAD, FBD, STL
2.6 Comparison of Programming Modes: SIMATIC, IEC
2.7 How to Use Wizards to Help You Program

Chapter 3 How to Enter a Ladder Logic Program

3.1 How to Create a Project
3.2 Ladder Logic Elements and How They Work
3.3 Rules for Constructing Simple, Series, and Parallel Networks in LAD
3.4 How to Enter Instructions in LAD
3.5 How to Enter Addresses in LAD
3.6 How to Enter Program Comments in LAD
3.7 How to Edit Elements of a Program in LAD
3.8 How to Use the Find, Replace, and Go To Functions
3.9 How the Program Editor Shows Entry Errors in LAD
3.10 How to Compile in LAD
3.11 How to Save Your Work

Chapter 4 How to Enter a Function Block Diagram Program

4.1 How to Create a Project
4.2 Function Block Diagram Elements and How They Work
4.3 Rules for Creating Networks in FBD
4.4 How to Enter Instructions in FBD
4.5 How to Enter Addresses in FBD
4.6 How to Enter Program Comments in FBD
4.7 How to Edit Elements of a Program in FBD
4.8 How to Use the Find, Replace, and Go To Functions
4.9 How the Program Editor Shows Entry Errors in FBD
4.10 How to Compile in FBD
4.11 How to Save Your Work

Chapter 5 How to Enter a Statement List Program

5.1 How to Create a Project
5.2 How to Enter a Statement in STL
5.3 How to Enter Program Comments in STL
5.4 Statement List Program Example
5.5 How to Edit an STL Program
5.6 How to Use the Find, Replace, and Go To Functions
5.7 How the Program Editor Shows Entry Errors in STL
5.8 How to Compile in STL
5.9 How to Save Your Work

Chapter 6 How to Establish Communications and Download a Program

6.1 Communications Overview
6.2 How to Test the Communications Network
6.3 How to Download a Program
6.4 How to Correct Compilation Errors and Download Errors

Chapter 7 How to Monitor and Debug Your Program

7.1 Overview of Debugging and Monitoring Features
7.2 How to Display Status in the Program Editor
7.3 How to Display Status in a Status Chart
7.4 How to Execute a Limited Number of Scans

Chapter 8 How to Manage Projects

8.1 How to Print
8.2 How to Move, Copy, Rename, and Mail Projects
8.3 How to Upload from a PLC
8.4 How to Copy Program Segments
8.5 Using Earlier Versions of STEP 7-Micro/WIN Projects