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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 109766653, Entry date: 06/04/2019

Which EPLAN data is required for AML data exchange with STEP 7 (TIA Portal)?

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The settings in the EPLAN macros described in this entry are required for AML data exchange between the TIA Selection Tool, EPLAN and STEP 7 (TIA Portal).

You can import and export the AML files in the TIA Selection Tool, in EPLAN and in STEP 7 (TIA Portal). The PDF document supports you with the following points:

  • Setting the EPLAN macros.
  • Defining the required properties of the PLC box for AML data exchange between EPLAN and STEP 7 (TIA Portal).
  • PLC and bus connections of the selected modules.


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Contents of the PDF document
The documentation includes the settings required for AML data exchange:

  • PLC box
  • PLC structure data
  • PLC connection
  • Bus connection
  • Bus data
  • Function template
  • Properties

  Which EPLAN Data is Required for AML Data Exchange? 

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