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vrf Number Format

Question asked by warren.pickles on Apr 27, 2005
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"><HTML xmlns="http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40" xmlns:v = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" xmlns:o = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" xmlns:w = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:word" xmlns:st1 = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"><HEAD><META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=windows-1250"><META content="MSHTML 6.00.2900.2627" name=GENERATOR><!--[if !mso]><STYLE>v:* {     BEHAVIOR: url(#default#VML)}o:* {     BEHAVIOR: url(#default#VML)}w:* {     BEHAVIOR: url(#default#VML)}.shape {     BEHAVIOR: url(#default#VML)}</STYLE><![endif]--><o:SmartTagType name="City" namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"></o:SmartTagType><o:SmartTagType name="place" namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"></o:SmartTagType><!--[if !mso]><STYLE>st1:* {     BEHAVIOR: url(#default#ieooui)}</STYLE><![endif]--><STYLE>@font-face {     font-family: Tahoma;}@page Section1 {size: 612.0pt 792.0pt; margin: 72.0pt 90.0pt 72.0pt 90.0pt; }P.MsoNormal {     FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman"}LI.MsoNormal {     FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman"}DIV.MsoNormal {     FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman"}A:link {     COLOR: blue; TEXT-DECORATION: underline}SPAN.MsoHyperlink {     COLOR: blue; TEXT-DECORATION: underline}A:visited {     COLOR: purple; TEXT-DECORATION: underline}SPAN.MsoHyperlinkFollowed {     COLOR: purple; TEXT-DECORATION: underline}P {     FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN-LEFT: 0cm; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0cm; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman"; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto}SPAN.EmailStyle17 {     COLOR: windowtext; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-style-type: personal}SPAN.EmailStyle19 {     COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-style-type: personal-reply}DIV.Section1 {     page: Section1}</STYLE></HEAD><BODY lang=EN-US vLink=purple link=blue><DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN class=390124909-28042005>Hi Amrik,</SPAN></FONT></DIV><DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN class=390124909-28042005>I see ... you have added High Text etc. control inputs, and you are displaying your number where "High" or "Low" would otherwise be.  I suggest you pre-format your number before it gets to the color alarm, using a To String object - in which you can choose the number of decimal places.</SPAN></FONT></DIV><DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN class=390124909-28042005>Warren</SPAN></FONT></DIV><DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN class=390124909-28042005></SPAN></FONT> </DIV><BLOCKQUOTE dir=ltr style="MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">  <DIV class=OutlookMessageHeader dir=ltr align=left><FONT face=Tahoma   size=2>-----Original Message-----<BR><B>From:</B> Amrik Sekhon   [mailto:Amrik.Sekhon@GeePlus.biz]<BR><B>Sent:</B> 15 May 2005   10:47<BR><B>To:</B> Pickles, Warren; 'VRF'<BR><B>Subject:</B> RE: [vrf] Number   Format<BR><BR></FONT></DIV>  <DIV class=Section1>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=navy size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Hi   Warren<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=navy size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=navy size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Cheers for that info,   but it has still left me stuck. I am using these color alarms like   alphanumeric displays, except that I want the background to change colour   depending on pass or fail of that parameter.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=navy size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=navy size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">So when I am in main   view I can see the digital, display, however when I go to panel view the   digital display is not shown only the high and low text, can you help or offer   a better way of doing this easily???<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=navy size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=navy size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Cheers<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=navy size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=navy size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Amrik<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=navy size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>  <DIV>  <DIV class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><FONT   face="Times New Roman" size=3><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt">  <HR tabIndex=-1 align=center width="100%" SIZE=2>  </SPAN></FONT></DIV>  <P class=MsoNormal><B><FONT face=Tahoma size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Tahoma">From:</SPAN></FONT></B><FONT   face=Tahoma size=2><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Tahoma">   Pickles, Warren [mailto:Warren.Pickles@tycoelectronics.com] <BR><B><SPAN   style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Sent:</SPAN></B> 28 April 2005 10:26<BR><B><SPAN   style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">To:</SPAN></B> VRF<BR><B><SPAN   style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Subject:</SPAN></B> RE: [vrf] Number   Format</SPAN></FONT><o:p></o:p></P></DIV>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=3><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>  <DIV>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=blue size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Amrik</SPAN></FONT><o:p></o:p></P></DIV>  <DIV>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=blue size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">I just tried, and the   number format does have an effect on the digital display but does not affect   what's displayed in the High Text, Mid Text, or Low Text   fields.</SPAN></FONT><o:p></o:p></P></DIV>  <DIV>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial color=blue size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">The digital display   is not there by default; you have to check "Show Digital   Display".</SPAN></FONT><o:p></o:p></P></DIV>  <DIV>  <P class=MsoNormal><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><FONT face=Arial   color=blue size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Warren</SPAN></FONT></st1:place></st1:City><o:p></o:p></P></DIV>  <DIV>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Tahoma size=3><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt; FONT-FAMILY: Tahoma"><BR></SPAN></FONT><FONT   face=Arial color=blue size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> </SPAN></FONT><FONT   face=Tahoma><SPAN   style="FONT-FAMILY: Tahoma"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P></DIV>  <DIV>  <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 12pt"><FONT face=Tahoma size=2><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Tahoma"> -----Original   Message-----<BR><B><SPAN style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">From:</SPAN></B> Amrik   Sekhon [mailto:Amrik.Sekhon@GeePlus.biz]<BR><B><SPAN   style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Sent:</SPAN></B> 15 May 2005 10:17<BR><B><SPAN   style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">To:</SPAN></B> VRF<BR><B><SPAN   style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Subject:</SPAN></B> [vrf] Number   Format<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P></DIV>  <BLOCKQUOTE style="MARGIN-TOP: 5pt; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 5pt; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0cm">    <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN lang=EN-GB     style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Hi     all<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>    <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN lang=EN-GB     style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>    <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN lang=EN-GB     style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">I am trying to change the number     format on a colour alarm to 2 decimal places. In the properties menu for     this object there is a number format selection, but I have changed this and     it appears to have no effect on the displayed     text.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>    <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN lang=EN-GB     style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>    <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN lang=EN-GB     style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">I have also changed the global     default preferences and this has had no effect.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>    <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN lang=EN-GB     style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>    <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN lang=EN-GB     style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Its early and I had a few beers     last night, am I being dumb!!???!!!<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>    <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN lang=EN-GB     style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>    <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN lang=EN-GB     style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Cheers<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>    <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN lang=EN-GB     style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>    <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN lang=EN-GB     style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Amrik<o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>    <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=3><SPAN     style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt">---<BR>You are currently subscribed to vrf as:     Warren.Pickles@tycoelectronics.com<BR>To subscribe send a blank email to     "join-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To unsubscribe send a blank email to     "leave-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To send messages to this mailing     list, email "vrf@agilent.com". <BR>If you need help with the mailing list     send a message to "owner-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".     <o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P>    <P><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=2><SPAN     style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">--<BR>Internal Virus Database is     out-of-date.<BR>Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.<BR>Version: 7.0.308 / Virus     Database: 266.10.4 - Release Date:   27/04/2005</SPAN></FONT><o:p></o:p></P></BLOCKQUOTE>  <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=3><SPAN   style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt">---<BR>You are currently subscribed to vrf as:   amrik.sekhon@geeplus.biz<BR>To subscribe send a blank email to   "join-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To unsubscribe send a blank email to   "leave-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To send messages to this mailing list,   email "vrf@agilent.com". <BR>If you need help with the mailing list send a   message to "owner-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".   <o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></P></DIV><BR>  <P><FONT size=2>--<BR>Internal Virus Database is out-of-date.<BR>Checked by   AVG Anti-Virus.<BR>Version: 7.0.308 / Virus Database: 266.10.4 - Release Date:   27/04/2005<BR></FONT></P><BR>  <P><FONT size=2>--<BR>Internal Virus Database is out-of-date.<BR>Checked by   AVG Anti-Virus.<BR>Version: 7.0.308 / Virus Database: 266.10.4 - Release Date:   27/04/2005<BR></FONT></P></BLOCKQUOTE>---<BR>You are currently subscribed to vrf as: rsb@soco.agilent.com<BR>To subscribe send a blank email to "join-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To unsubscribe send a blank email to "leave-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To send messages to this mailing list,  email "vrf@agilent.com".  <BR>If you need help with the mailing list send a message to "owner-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".</BODY></HTML>  

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