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Month: August 2020

TwinCAT HMI NuGet Package Update Notifications

The support of the NuGet package management of the TwinCAT HMI 1.12 empowers you to add/remove/change any functionality you like on-demand, when you need or when do not need it anymore. Furthermore, it is allowed to switch between versions at any time, of course the packages must support the wide range of different interface versions of all the other used packages. During project load, the TwinCAT HMI checks for NuGet package updates and will inform…

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TwinCAT 3 HMI on Windows CE (by Mattias Nilsson)

With the release of version 1.12, it is now possible to install and have TwinCAT 3 HMI running on a Windows CE control system, for instance a CX9020. Mattias Nilsson, one of my colleagues, made a wonderful article how to install the HMI server and how to config it. The post is available on LinkedIn, but as I see it can be read without any account. Article: TwinCAT 3 HMI on Windows CEAuthor: Mattias NilssonPublicated:…

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Understand “Included in Solution”-parameter for TwinCAT HMI’s NuGet References

The information in this post are usable with: VisualStudio 2017, 2019 If there is a project in a solution that can be transferred to an HMI NuGet package (e.g. TwinCAT HMI Framework Project), the “Included in Solution”-flag of the corresponding reference in an HMI-project can be used to automatically reinstall this NuGet package. The flag is provided in the PropertyPane of the respective NuGet reference in an HMI-project: In the screenshot above, the NuGet package…

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TwinCAT HMI 1.12 is released — a brief list of new features

The new TwinCAT HMI 1.12 software bundle is available on Beckhoff’s website. In this post a handful of the features are listed, for a full list of all new features and improvements, please contact the Beckhoff-support or your local contributor. VisualStudio 2019 Support New TwinCAT HMI Templates TwinCAT HMI Project TwinCAT HMI Framework Project TwinCAT HMI Framework Project Empty TwinCAT HMI Server Extension (CSharp) TwinCAT HMI Server Extension (CSharp / .NET Core) TwinCAT HMI Server…