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enSight Module Overview

enSight is a simple to use web base application that displays a graphical representation of fault. enSight shows informational and diagnostic messages displayed in real time.

Waterfall _ OEE Data (Lesson 7-1)

Dashboard Waterfall Tab 3.6

Waterfall displays the time usage from the shift or selected shifts from the Filter Date/Shift Range Tool, above the graphical data.

When the Dashboard is first opened, it is opened at the current Time and Date at the End Tab, with the Start time ~ 3 days before. In this case, there may no data to display.

Use the Filter Date/Shift Range Tool to move the Start and or End time to encompass a range of area or to a specific period where there is data.

Dashboard OEE Tab 3.6

The OEE tab, displays the Overall Equipment Effectiveness of a selected shift or shifts, as well as the JPH or Jobs Per Hour, number of parts made, and the average jobs per hour. Above this graphical data is a Filter Date/Shift Range sorting tool.

OEE graph

The OEE graph in the upper left side of the lower graphs, displays the OEE, Performance, Availability, and Quality. 

OEE Summary

The OEE Summary in the upper right side of the lower graphs, displays Parts, JPH, Availability, Performance, Quality, and the OEE in percentage, all in numeral form.

JPH graph

The JPH graph is in the lower left side under the OEE graph. It shows the Jobs per hour in a graphical form.
After sliding the Filter Date/Shift Range tool to the left the OEE, OEE Summary, and the JPH graphs will expand and update to show the multiple shifts and totals. 

avigating Layout View (Lesson 7-2)

In the Layout, when Information tab is selected, it will display a legend of all the configured states on the right hand side of the browser. While in this mode, any change of state will be represented by a change of color to the actual object of concern and a message will appear below the Layout Area.

Layout Preferences

The Preference tab when selected offers the options to Display Assets in Layout, Display Messages in Layout, and the option to Enable Editing.

Display Asset in Layout

Select the Display Assets in Layout to add the Asset labels to their corresponding Stations.

Display Messages in Layout

The Display Messages in Layout button will control the display of the Offload boxes. Turning off this feature will remove the Offload box and the ability to monitor the total cycles by hour.


Enable Editing

The Enable Editing option will reopen the browser with an editing tool in the upper right hand corner.
Use the tool to change the size, and/or position, via use of the mouse or inputting coordinates.
Once it is to you liking, click the Save button to save your work and toggle the Enable Editing button to the off position to exit the editing mode.

Resizing an Object

Resizing an object can be done in two ways.  The first way is to do it manually, by selecting the Resize option. After selecting an object, clicking on this will allow the user to grab a corner of the object and drag it to make it larger or smaller. Make it the size you desire and that's it.

The second way it to utilize the edit box. Simply fill in the edit box, then check off the check box to the right, then click Save. The object will update.

Re-positioning an Object

To move an object manually, select the Position option. This will allow you to use the cursor to make the changes. Simply click and hold, then move the object to the position you desire on the layout screen.

You can also utilize the edit boxes for X and Y Positions. SImply input the X and Y coordinates, then select Save to complete.

Layout Admin 3.6

The Admin Tab contains the Manage Types and Manage Message Maps.

Manage Types

In the Manage Types module, you can setup and configure the messages that will be displayed in the enSight browser. The user can configure the Priority, Code, Description, Definition, Background, Font Colors, and whether it will appear in Live-View.

Simply click on a cell and a editing highlight window will open for you to edit the contents.

Background and Font Color

The Background and Font Color control are similar when you want to add or change a color. Simply select the color sample on the Message Type table.

A Color Config. window will reveal. Click on the Background or Foreground pull down box and a color pallet will open above it.

Use the reticle to choose the color you would desire. Use the slider or RGB edit boxes to change the coloring. Click OK to set the color. Any changes made require you to save.


After the changes are made, select the Save Icon to save your changes.


Check off the selection box if you want these parameters to appear in the Live-View Module.

Manage Message Maps

The Manage Message Maps module allows you to control and configure the messages in the PLC for the Object using the IO Expression.

The Table consist of multiple columns including Message, Code, IO Expression, PLC, Object and Active (Status).

Import PLC Files 3.6

The user can upload PLC files by selecting the "Select File to Upload" button in the upper left-hand corner of the enSight window.

Selecting this will reveal a window to navigate and upload a specific file desired.

Message History Data (Realtime Messages 3.6)  (Lesson 7-3)


Messages in Realtime can be viewed in Realtime in the browser. The Messages in the Realtime tab, displays all the messages as they occur in a color-coded list by state. Each message displays the Date, Time, Code (State), Message, Object, and the Duration of the event.

Adding Messages to PLC

Messages for the PLC's are in the L5X files which can be loaded into a PLC. Go to the upper right-hand side menu by clicking on the arrows. This action will open the Right-Side Menu and offer you three options to proceed.
Select the Manage Message Map button located under the Admin tab of the Right-Side menu.

The enSight window will reload to the Message Map window. From here, click on the Select File to Upload button to open the File selection window.

Select the file (L5X) you want to Upload to your source file.

Once the file is selected, the window will show a message "Please wait. Uploading file…". 
It will load all the tags from the PLC and send to the user, so that the user may select the messages that are desired to be downloaded to the PLC.

Select the messages to bind to the PLC. Once all the selected messages are completed. Review your selection before proceeding on to the PLC selection.

Once all the messages are selected, you can now select the PLC that you may bind them to. Go to the Select PLC selection box and click on the drop-down menu.
This will reveal a list of existing PLCs. Make a selection of one of the PLC's from the list. After your selection, click on the Accept button to bind the selected messages to the selected PLC. This may take a few moments depending on the amount of messages to bind to the PLC.

When it is finished, it will display a small black box with a message reading "Notice. enSight messages successfully created!"

Timeline (BA)   (Lesson 7-4)

The Timeline section contains an active Real time scrolling table to represent the Timeline.
The Timeline displays scrolls from right to left. Within the scrolling time graph, it displays the real-time messages for each station. The time graph is setup with the stations in the column and the time across the top row. The User can filter what objects to display by opening the Right Side Menu and selectging the Preference Tab, then the user can select and unselect the Display levels.

In the information tab lies the color-coded States Legend.  This can be used to identify the state messages that are appearing in real-time.

Take this Quiz

 Quiz on this section

Will turning off the Display Messages in Layout, remove the Offload indicators. Yes or No?

 A) Yes

 B) No

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