Upload program from a PLC
A program can be uploaded from a PLC that is currently connected to an open project. Use the following procedure to transfer the program from the PLC.
Select the PLC object in the project work area.
Select the Work Online button from the toolbar. Communication > Who active > Select a controller > Click on Upload.
New “connected to upload” tab will appear.
Click on select file. Select the file you have to upload from your system
A confirmation message is displayed, select Yes to connect to the PLC. After a movement, you’ll see the controller’s program uploading.
Once done, you should find you have uploaded the program and are online with the Controller. At this point, always perform another “File – Save”.
Once the program has been created and the project and PLC settings are adequate, the PLC can be connected to allow on-line operations to be carried out. Online editing is not possible in Run mode.
Use the following procedure to edit online. Select the PLC object in the project work area.
Select the Work On-line button from the toolbar. A confirmation message is displayed, select Yes to connect to the PLC.
Select the On-line Edit Rungs button from the toolbar.
The color of the background image will be edited to change indicating that the area can now be edited.
After normal edit is complete, select the Send On-line Edit Changes button from the toolbar. If the change is successful, the area edited on the ladder program returns to read-only. To cancel an online edit, select Cancel On-line Edit Changes from the toolbar.