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How to display a Trend in Design Mode

To add traces to a Trend and edit its axes, define its display settings and so on, you need to display the Trend in Design mode.

To display a Trend in Design mode:

  1. Log on to ViewX via a User account that has the Configure permission for the Trend.
  2. Display the Database Bar (see Display an Explorer Bar in the ClearSCADA Guide to ViewX and WebX Clients).
  3. In the Database Bar, right-click on the Trend that you want to display in Design mode, then select the Edit Trend option from the context sensitive menu.
    The Trend is displayed in Design mode.

    Trend shown in Design mode:

    Alternatively, you can display a Trend in Run mode.Select the Design Mode button  on the Quick Access Toolbar. This switches to Design mode, or you may be able to double-click on the Trend database item to display it in Design mode (this is dependent on the configuration of your User account).

When you have displayed the Trend in Design mode, you can begin to configure it.

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