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ABACUS4 Operator InterfaceThe ABACUS 4 operator interface is X windows based, allowing comprehensive displays distributed over the TCP/IP network. Local Ethernet, local and modem serial links and even The Internet.
Screen dumpsThe following is taken from a pumping station control system demonstration.
Pumping Station Mimic
This display and the others in this demonstration are constructed using the Tcl/Tk languages. These have the advantage that they are freely available for Windows95, UNIX, Macintosh, Windows3.1 (etc.) and WindowsNT
Trend DisplayTrends are stored in local binary files, and displayed (with continuous update) with the trend display.
Process Mimic DisplayDynamic numerical values updated continuously, level in 'Distillate Storage' is also dynamic.
Alarm Status DisplayThis displays the currently unacknowledged alarms. Active, unacknowledged alarms flash red, and have U in the first column (useful if viewed on a monochrome screen, or printout)
Journal DisplayThis display allow the operator to see the last 200 (configurable) events in the journal file. The display may be scrolled up to examine earlier lines.
The Unix/ABACUS version of the Software Reference Manual is available in HTML format.