Accessing Block Tasks

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Every programming block has a SmartTag as shown in Figure 4. The SmartTag provides access to the Tasks menu.

Figure 4: SmartTag



Click the Smart Tag to open the Tasks menu as in Figure 5.

Figure 5: SmartTag and Menu


The Tasks menu accesses the following:

Functional block configuration of the hardware inputs and outputs

The Format Slots dialog box common to every programming block

The TagName of the ReferenceHubs and ReferenceTargets

The Change NV Type dialog box (available only to those blocks with an associated network variable).

The Tasks can also be accessed from the programming block’s Properties Area, just below the list of properties as in Figure 6:

Figure 6: Accessing the Tasks from the Program Block’s Property Area