Description - property of object PmAlarmEventItem

Alarm/Event item description
Description As String
Property access for read and write. The preset value of this property is defined in the Description configurator of this object. The user description of the alarm/event item is introduced at the moment of alarm/event item creation. For the user entered/configured items the alarm/event notes are set by corresponding configurator in the development environment. For dynamicaly created alarm/event items it is entered as optional parameter sDesc in the ActivateNew or RegisterNew methods. If the alarm item is active, then the value can be changed anytime by writing into this property. The modified value will be written automaticaly to the disk into the history when the alarm expires or when confirmed and also when the Promotic application is terminated.

Macro expression can be used for input ($.text ..) (it is evaluated while the window is opening). Caution: Macro expression $vb can not be used for input. Macro expression $.text it can be used both for configuration in the development environment, or in running application by writing into this property. This enables alarm/event item texts localization. In this property and on the disc in alarm/event history the corresponding macro expresion is saved (not the macro expression result). It is then possible to switch the language while viewing the alarm/event history and the alarm/event texts will be displayed in selected language.

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