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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 11916587, Entry date: 06/24/2002

How can you operate S7-PLCSIM (RUN-P, RUN, STOP and MRES) directly from WinCC Runtime?

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The description given below as a remedy applies to S7-PLCSIM up to version V5.3 SP1 and WinCC up to version V6.0 SP3. The control is still in S7-PLCSIM V5.3 SP1.

Proceed as follows:

  1. Start S7 PLCSIM.
  2. Open the Graphics Designer.
  3. Insert a control object.
  4. Now select the object "Siemens.S/WSPanel.1" (Fig. 01).

Fig. 01

  1. Open the Object Properties of this object.
  2. Change the "Connect" attribute to "Yes" (Fig. 02).

Fig. 02

  1. Save your picture.

Always start S7-PCLSIM before calling the picture.

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