Yes, data sheet can be output to a storage device (SD card/USB drive) in PDF using PDF output feature.
\Access folder\LIST\Year-month folder\year-month-day folder
- Go to [System Setting] > [Hardware Setting] > [Printer] > [Printer Property] > [Data Sheet Setting]
or [Home] > [Registration Item] > [Data Sheet] > [Edit] > [Data Sheet Setting].
- In the [Data Sheet Setting], check [Use PDF Output Function] option box.
- Select appropriate drive from [PDF Output Drive] pulldown box.
* If "None" is selected, data is output to the drive specified in [Storage connection target] in [Storage Setting].
- By checking [Command device], you can select output target and with or without timestamp on the file name.
* When using "STA_LIST" macro command, you can select output target and with or without timestamp using $s1656.
Contents of $s1656 is the same as the command device.
- Checking [File Designation], you can specify a file name.
(Up to 64 alphanumeric letters in 1-byte character)
Consecutive 32 words starting from the specified address in this option are occupied by checking this option.
How to output
External command from PLC
- Go to [System Setting] > [Hardware Setting] > [Printer].
- In the [Printer Properties], select "Yes" to [Printer Control Device: and specify a memory device.
- In the [Printer Properties], open [Data Sheet Setting].
- In the [Data Sheet Setting], specify [Print Data Sheet No. Setting Device] option.
- In the top address (n) of the Print Data No. Sheet Setting Device address, enter the top page number to be printed.
- In the address n+1, enter a total page count.
- Set the bit 0 of the Printer Control Device.
In this example, 5 pages in total starting from the page number 1 will be generated in PDF format.
E.g.) Generating PDF file with time stamp file name "TEST", starting from the data sheet page 1, 5 pages in total
Execute the macro commands below.
$s01656 = 1 (W) ;Bit 0: Output in PDF format
$u00100 = 1 (W) ;Top page number
$u00101 = 5 (W) ;Total page count
$u00102 = 'TEST' (STRING) ;File name
SYS (STA_LIST) $u00100
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