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The Tag Editor is robust interface that contains all the properties that can be configured for Tags. In the Tag Editor, you set the Tag's name, value, numeric and meta data properties, security, alarming, history, and more. For information on all the settings in the Tag Editor, see Tag Properties.


Tag Editor Diagnostics

The Diagnostics tab, under Details, contains meta information about the tag. The diagnostic values do not update while the Tag Editor is open, but they can be updated by pressing the refresh button. 


NameDescription
Alarm*

A subcategory for details pertaining to alarms configured on the tag. Each alarm will receive it's own subcategory. 

NameDescription
Last StateDisplays the last state of the alarm.
Live Event CountThe number of live or unacknowledged events for the alarm. The maximum count is determined by the gateway's Live Event Limit setting.  
Deadband

A subcategory for details pertaining to the deadband settings on the tag. These diagnostic values are only available when Deadband is set to a value larger than 0. 

NameDescription
Last value

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The last value on that tag, as recognized by the Numeric deadband. 


History

A subcategory for details pertaining to the history settings on the tag.

NameDescription
Deadband (Analog)

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A subcategory of diagnostic metrics that are only available when the History Deadband Style is set to Analog

NameDescription
Current Lower Slope
Current Upper Slope
Last Stored Time
Last Stored Value
Last value
Mode
Tolerance
Deadband (Discrete)

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A subcategory of diagnostic metrics that are only available when the History Deadband Style is set to Discrete

NameDescription
Last ValueThe last value on that tag, as recognized by the Historical deadband. 
LimitThe Historic deadband value on the tag. 
ModeThe historic Deadband Style used by the tag. Useful in cases where a style of "Auto" is used, as this diagnostic value will display which option was selected by the system.
Min/Max Age
NameDescription
Max Age Limit (ms)

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A milliseconds representation of the Max Time Between Samples and Max Time Units properties. 

Minimum Age Limit (ms)

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A milliseconds representation of the Min Time Between Samples and Min Time Units properties. 

Pending Value

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Represents a value

System Time of Last Storage

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Timestamp of Last Stored Value

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Stored Value Count (since startup)

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OPC

A subcategory for details pertaining to OPC details on the tag. These diagnostic values are only available when Value Source is set to OPC.

Name Description
Last Subscription ValueA qualified value representing the last subscribed value. The value on this setting ignores the deadband. 
Server NameThe name of the OPC server the tag is subscribing to. 
Subscription NameThe name of the subscription, used by the OPC server. 
Valid Tag Group?States whether or not the tag group the tag is configured to use is valid. 
Alarm AcknowledgedDisplays any errors from the Alarm Acknowledged tag event script. Only visible if a script is defined on the corresponding tag event
Alarm ActiveDisplays any errors from the Alarm  Active tag event script. Only visible if a script is defined on the corresponding tag event
Alarm ClearedDisplays any errors from the Alarm  Cleared tag event script. Only visible if a script is defined on the corresponding tag event
Datasource StatusStates which datasource is configured for the tag. Only available when Value Source is set to Query.
Is LeasedIf true, indicates that the tag is using a leased tag group, and is currently executing at the leased rate. 
Is ScaledIf true, indicates that Scale Mode has been enabled. 
Last published valueRepresents the last value on the tag when the diagnostics tab was last updated. 
Limit

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The Numeric deadband value on the tag. 

Range

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When Deadband Mode is set to Percent, indicates the range of values between the Engineering Low Limit and Engineering High Limit

Quality ChangedDisplays any errors from the Quality Changed tag event script. Only visible if a script is defined on the corresponding tag event
Quality DiagnosticsReports any quality errors about the tag. This is typically only present when there is a configuration issue with the tag, such as when Value Source is set to Query and a Datasource value has not been set. 
Tag Definition Valid?A flag that indicates whether or not a tag configuration is valid. 
Tag idA unique identifier for the tag. 
Value ChangedDisplays any errors from the Value Changed tag event script. Only visible if a script is defined on the corresponding tag event
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