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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 109748210, Entry date: 07/07/2017

How do you use the function keys on the ITP1000 in WinCC Runtime Advanced?

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In WinCC Runtime Advanced you can link system functions and scripts to a function key. The settings on the ITP1000 must be made in the IPC Configuration Center.

The example shows you how you can trigger a screen change with function key 1 of the ITP1000.


  • Open IPC Configuration Center. Select the "Key definition" button. Click the "Key definition" button.

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  • Assign Keycode F1 to the F1 key.

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  • Open the TIA Portal.
  • Create a PC station.

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  • Drag a WinCC RT Advanced into the PC station for visualization.

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  • Create a new template in WinCC.

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  • Open the template. Click the function key F1. Disable "Use global assignment".

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  • Go to the "Events" of function key F1 and configure a screen change.

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  • Link each screen with the template.

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  • Download the project to your ITP1000.

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