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Operating a Project
8.4 Entering Values Using the Touch Screen
Displaying Info Text
The configuration engineer uses info text to provide additional information and operating
instructions. The configuration engineer can configure info text on screens and operator
The info text of an IO field may contain, for example, information on the value to be entered.
Figure 8-4
Info text for an IO field, example
Opening Info Text for Operator Controls
1. Touch the required operator control.
The screen keyboard opens. You can see from the appearance of the
key whether
info text has been configured for the operator control or the current screen.
2. Touch the
key on the screen keyboard.
The info text for the operator control is displayed. If there is no info text for the selected
screen object, the info text for the current screen is displayed, if it has been configured.
You can scroll through the contents of long info text with
Switching between Displayed Info text
The configuration engineer can configure info text for an IO field and the associated
screen. You can switch between two info texts by touching the info text window.
3. Close the displayed info text by pressing
Alternative Procedure
Depending on your configuration, info text can also be called via a configured operator
Further information on this may be available in your plant documentation.
TP 277, OP 277 (WinCC flexible)
Operating Instructions, 09/2007, 6AV6691-1DH01-0AB0