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ABB

Overview

Copia supports the following ABB software/versions, and advanced functions:

ABB Automation Builder v2.5

Configuration

Copia supports ABB Automation Builder v2.5 project files via the CODESYS 3 Export format (i.e. .export files). These can be exported from Automation Builder by selecting the Export option on the Project ribbon bar, as seen in the image below:
This will bring up the export dialog. Make sure to select all from each tab provided, and then press the OK button:
Save your exported project file (.export) to the repository folder is all you need to do prior to following the Commit and Push operations, to store it on the Copia system.

Graphical Display and Differences

When the exported project file is selected in the web or desktop app, Copia will display the project tree structure, in a similar manner to other CODESYS based software, for easy navigation and to quickly browse or identify differences. A sample image is given below:
The following CODESYS .export types are supported in graphical, text or enhanced output at this time:
  • Ladder (LAD)
  • Structured Text (ST)
  • Tasks
  • UDT
  • Global Variable List
In addition to the above, Copia includes:
  • PLC Device
  • Alarm Configuration
  • Application
  • Communication Manager
  • Data Sources Manager
  • DUT
  • Global Variable List (tasklocal)
  • Interface
  • Network Variable List (Receiver)
  • Network Variable List (Sender)
  • Persistent Variables
  • POU's to include:
    • Action
    • Method
    • Property
    • Transition
  • Recipe Manager
  • Task Configuration
    • Task
  • Trace
  • Trend Recording Manager