Change Precision of Explicit By Position PDMS

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PDMSid will share how to change precision of decimal digits number contained in the Position menu Explicit and Position By – Aveva PDMS. For example, just look at the result of the following changes:

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Change Precision of Explicit Position Menu
Change Precision of By Position Menu
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How to Change Precision of Explicit By Position Menu :

1. Find file pos3DExplicit.pmlfrm ( untuk menu Explicit Position ) dan pos3DRelative.pmlfrm ( untuk menu Position By ) in PMLLIB folder, C:\AVEVA\Plant\PDMS12.0.SP6\PMLLIB\common\forms

2. Open the above file using Notepad application, add the following macro text:

!!RealFMT = object FORMAT()
!!RealFMT.DIMENSION = 'L'
!!RealFMT.UNITS = 'MM'
!!RealFMT.DP = 4
!!RealFMT.ZEROS = TRUE

for the position of macros see in the image below

pos3DExplicit.pmlfrm
Change Precision of Explicit Position Macro
pos3DRelative.pmlfrm
Change Precision of By Position Macro

3. Open Aveva PDMS.

to query the proper results, should be required to replace the Precision setting on the PDMS that is by command line : PREC 0.0001

Sample of  PRECISION result :

PREC 0.0001 result 2500.0002mm

PREC 0.1 result 2500mm

PREC 0 result 2500mm

 

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4 thoughts on “Change Precision of Explicit By Position PDMS

  1. KSCV

    Thanks for the info admin!!!

    I’ve one question. is it possible to do this for Measure Distance?

    Thanks again 🙂

    Reply
    1. admin Post author

      Hi KSCV,
      Its posible, You can modify this file C:\AVEVA\Plant\PDMS12.0\PMLLIB\common\forms\gphMeasure.pmlfrm

      Reply

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