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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 22586862, Entry date: 02/13/2006
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How can you transfer a STEP 7 Lite user program to STEP 7 / STEP 7 Mini?

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The table below describes the procedure for transferring user programs from STEP 7 Lite to STEP 7 / STEP 7 Mini. You can only transfer the STL sources and the symbol table from STEP 7 Lite to STEP 7. 
 

No. Procedure
1 With STEP 7 Lite you export the complete user program as an STL file and the complete symbol table as an SDF file.


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2 In STEP 7 Lite you mark the "Program" folder in the project window and export it via "File > Export > For STEP 7". In the dialog that opens you define the path and the name for the STL source to be saved. Click the "Export" button.


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 3 In STEP 7 Lite you mark the symbol table in the project window and export the table via "File > Export > For STEP 7". In the dialog that opens you also define the path and the name for the SDF file to be saved. Click the "Export" button.


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4 Now in the SIMATIC Manager of STEP 7 you mark the source folder and import the STL file via "Inset > External Source ...".


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5 Then open the symbol table in STEP 7 and import the SDF file via "Symbol Table > Import...".


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