FactoryTalk Machine Edition eLearning course

iTEK Trainer Series

FactoryTalk View Machine Edition - Applications and Displays

Course overview

This interactive, self-paced training course provides information about creating FactoryTalk View Machine Edition Applications and Displays. During the course, you will learn how to work with default graphic displays, configure application-wide settings, configure RSLinx® Enterprise, and work with tags in an application.

Please note: this course uses version 5 of FactoryTalk View Machine Edition software. While some of the overall concepts are still applicable, there will be differences in their application and functionality if you are using a prior version, or a later version of the software.

FactoryTalk View Machine Edition - Applications and Displays eLearning course screenshots

The course uses animated software simulations, interactive software simulations, and illustrations to help clarify concepts of FactoryTalk View Machine Edition - Applications and Displays. Detailed background information, and links to reference materials provide you with a variety of learning tools. These tools will provide you with the knowledge required to create graphic displays, configure language and security options, work with direct-reference tags, and create and use HMI tags.

Gauge knowledge

The iTEK Trainer series of courses provide you with opportunities to test your knowledge through question and answer sessions. These question and answer sessions will allow you to gauge your knowledge level and help identify areas for improvement. You can take the courses as many times as you like to further your skills.

Course content

Listed here are the content lessons in the FactoryTalk View Machine Edition - Applications and Displays course. In addition to the content lessons, all iTEK Trainer courses include a course introduction, module-level practice lessons, and pre- and post-testing. Select each item to learn more.

    Each of the following is a complete lesson:

  • Working with Applications
  • Identifying Main Window Components
  • Using the Application Explorer
  • Using Default Graphic Displays
  • Creating a New Display
  • Using the Startup Editor
  • Defining Project Settings
  • Configuring Language Options
  • Configuring Security Options
  • Explain the function of RSLinx Enterprise software
  • Create an RSLinx communication configuration in FactoryTalk View Studio software
  • Add an RSLinx Enterprise communications driver
  • Add devices and device shortcuts for RSLinx Enterprise communications
  • Using Direct-reference Tags in an Application
  • Creating New HMI Tags
  • Using HMI Tags

Common FactoryTalk View ME questions

This course also includes animated and narrated tutorials that provide answers to common questions regarding FactoryTalk View ME software. Common questions include:


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