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Intergraph Smart Instrumentation Administration

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The options on this page allow you to customize various options in the Process Data module.  You can enable automatic conversion of values when changing the units of measure.

To access the general Process Data module preferences, in the Preferences dialog box, in the tree view pane, click PPM All Outputs Graphic beside Process Data and then click General.

General options

Convert units of measure automatically — Select this check box to automatically convert numerical data when changing the units of measure.

Enable velocity auto recalculation — Select this check box to automatically recalculate the velocity parameters for flow equipment.

Highlight required process data properties — Select this check box to automatically highlight the required fields in the Process Data window. 

In the Calculation module, the software also highlights the same fields in a calculation sheet.

Tag Creation

Select an option to determine whether users are allowed to create new instrument tags in the Process Data module.

  • Allowed — Allows users to create new instrument tags in the Process Data module.

  • Not allowed — Prohibits users from creating new instrument tags in the Process Data module.

Process Data Report Display Options

Allows you to determine how the software displays the Notes field on the report by varying the area on the report taken up by the custom fields.  The available options are:

  • Full-length custom fields — Each custom field occupies a full row in the report.  Select this option to display the Notes field in the minimum available area.

  • Short custom fields — Each group of custom fields occupies a single row of the report.  Select this option to display the Notes field in an intermediate-sized area of the report.

  • No custom fields — Custom fields do not appear on the report.  Select this option to display the Notes field in the maximum available area.