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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 109758230, Entry date: 07/11/2018
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Placement of Siemens Eplan macros with placeholder objects

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This FAQ describes how to use Siemens Eplan macros with placeholder objects in Eplan electric P8.

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What is a placeholder object and how can it be used in the Siemens Eplan macro in Eplan electric P8?

Answer

Siemens products can be equipped with configurable connections.

This may be e.g. to act as an analog input, which can be used either as a voltage input or as a current input. In Eplan electric P8, this parameterization can be mapped by means of placeholder objects with corresponding value sets.

Thus, the user has the opportunity to easily and conveniently adopt the values for the desired functionality of the product from the Siemens Eplan macro.

Please find attached some slides with a practical example for SINAMICS G120 CU250S-2 PN.
  Use_of_PlaceholderObjects_ElectricP8_EN.pdf (1,0 MB) 

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