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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 22789386, Entry date: 03/28/2006

How do you use the Tag Prefix property?

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You can find a description of the Tag Prefix property in the WinCC Online Help at "WinCC Information System > Working with WinCC > VBS for Creating Procedures and Actions > VBS Reference > Characteristics > T > TagPrefix Property" .

Any change to the Tag Prefix property only becomes effective when the picture is reloaded. This happens automatically when the picture is changed; otherwise, you may reassign the "Picture Name" property. The two figures below contains possible scripts for C and VBS.

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Alternatively, you can go to the "Display" property and hide the picture window and then show it again in order to reload the picture.

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