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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 109761468, Entry date: 06/04/2019

How do you import signals, parameters, Control Modules and Hardware into the Plant Automation Accelerator (PAA) with Excel Import?

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You can use Excel Import to import the following data into the PAA: signals, parameters, Control Modules (CM) and hardware

The signal list includes the information for the TH, CMs, hardware and corresponding interconnections.

The information for the CMTs with corresponding connections is in the library. This is the mapping between CMT connections and data from the signal list to be imported. The library can be generated from the existing CMT data.

After PAA installation the empty templates of the list are by default in the following folder: "C:\ProgramData\Siemens\PCS 7 Plant Automation Accelerator\Vx.y\Excel".

Requirements for import:

  • Signal list
  • Library

Instructions valid from PAA V3.0
  Documentation (1,2 MB)

Instructions valid up to and including PAA V2.1
Information about how to generate a library from existing CMT data is available in Entry ID 109749306
  Documentation (1007,4 KB)

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