iFIX programming

  • Course Reference
    iFIX programming
  • Course Duration
    4 Days
  • Documentation
    iFIX training Manual.
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iFIX SCADA Course.

This 4 day course has been designed at giving Engineers a detailed insight into screen development
and hardware structure of an iFIX HMI project.

The course will allow students to develop an understanding of what factors to consider when
designing, developing and using iFIX in the field. They will gain knowledge of the system, including
specific iFIX terminology.

Where possible, application specific mimics, and plant related exercises and Window development
will be used to allow the students to gain the greatest possible benefit from the course.

The course will consist of mainly practical exercises and demonstrations, each student will
have one system that will consist of a PC with iFIX, and an Ethernet link to a PLC system.


To introduce students to the concepts and the configuration procedures for the following areas:

  • Introduction to the iFIX architecture.
  • • Introduction to the System Project Tree
  • • Using iFIX to draw mimics.
  • • Introduction the iFIX tag database.
  • • Insight into the different tag types.
  • • Introduction to the PLC drivers, and communications with the database.
  • • Illustration of the tags properties.
  • • Animation of objects.
  • • First steps with VBA.
  • • Using global variables.
  • • Demonstration of alarm setup and configuration.
  • • Insight into alarm logging.
  • • Demonstration of real time and historical trending.
  • • Using tag groups.
  • • Using banners and VBA to program previous and next keys.
  • • Create a simple interface for excel to produce reports containing database information.
  • • Insight into security and login procedures.
  • • Adding new pages to your system.
  • • Configuring Servers and Clients.
  • • Demonstration of how the database is used between Server and Clients