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How to export PLC I/O text?
It can be useful to export PLC text such as I/O addresses and function text for the purpose of importing into other software such as the PLC programming software. This helps avoid discrepancies in PLC text between the two applications.
Note: the CSV format can be opened in Excel and typically has a "cleaner" output whereas the XLS format may have extra rows and columns to preserve WYSIWYG.
If exporting PLC text is a frequent task and the output from the supplied templates has to be cleaned up before importing into the other application, consider customizing a report template using Report Template Designer to reduce or eliminate the amount of cleanup required..
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