How can you operate S7-PLCSIM (RUN-P, RUN, STOP and MRES) directly from WinCC Runtime?
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:
- Start S7 PLCSIM.
- Open the Graphics Designer.
- Insert a control object.
- Now select the object "Siemens.S/WSPanel.1" (Fig. 01).
- Open the Object Properties of this object.
- Change the "Connect" attribute to "Yes" (Fig. 02).
- Save your picture.
Always start S7-PCLSIM before calling the picture.