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A Basic Workshop On

Ovation Add-In-Excel Utilities

05-OCT-2015, GEC

C.Balakrishnan & Lal Arun

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Agenda
 14:00 -Introductions and Need of Add-in-Excel tool
 14:15 -Installation of Add-in-Excel Tool
 14:45 -Discussion on various Utilities of Add-in Excel tool
 15:00 -Running the excel tool for selected utilities
 15:45 – Questions

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Excel tool – Makes your life easy !!
 GEC has completed 70% of the application engineering
for a combined cycle project , suddenly the front office
came up with the updated data base. GEC lead was not
aware of the changes made in the data base so he
cleaned the system & imported the latest data base along
with the internal data base . But after importing this the
controller is not loading !!!!

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Emerson Process Management Confidential .Excel tool – Makes your life easy !!  Before sending the data base file to front office we have selected GEC created points using DBID. After two weeks the front office commented that they could not see the device description in the sequencer sheets. We have used APC in HRSG sequencer. and subsequently we have submitted the same to PGH office. we had tested the same at GEC server.

Emerson Process Management Confidential . so we changed them manually by adding few resources. GEC was asked to duplicate the logic/Graphic/Data base for HRSG02 in two days. We had successfully complete the same by running map file.  During Loop checking our field engineer found some mismatch in the thermocouple reading of the feed water temperatures. But while testing we found the window generator algo names were not get updated.Excel tool – Makes your life easy !!  HRSG 01 FAT got over successfully.

to CW_  In an evergreen project (Solaris to windows) front office requested GEC to make a trend database Emerson Process Management Confidential .Excel tool – Makes your life easy !!  On the first day on the FAT customer asked us to change the face plate naming from CW.

What is the OvationUtils ?  Microsoft Excel Addin that contains a set of Ovation specific applications that can be used to speed up common field and project tasks. – Database manipulation – Mass graphic changes – Tracking project changes – Generating I/O graphics – Ovation Reports Emerson Process Management Confidential .

1. – Make sure that all backup copies are deleted from the network prior to leaving site. but should not be left there. Emerson Process Management Confidential .  Is intended to be used at site. Use with Caution  The OvationUtils addin is intended for Emerson internal use only!  Should never be given to a customer.

– Results of the application should be reviewed before overwriting any system files. Use with Caution  Although mass editing files has the potential to save hours of work.1. it also has the potential to cost even more time.  The addin has been used countless times and has been tested thoroughly. however it is still possible that the utility will not function as expected.  The OvationUtils should never be used without backing up the system first. – The OvationUtils tool was developed by the field engineering department and has not going through product validation Emerson Process Management Confidential .

System Requirements Hardwire Requirement :  Laptop Software Requirement :  The latest version of the utility  Microsoft Excel 2003. Emerson Process Management Confidential . 2007 and 2010.

1: Where to look for Latest OvationUtils? The latest version of the utility can be found in Knowledge Base Article #1077  http://uspit- web12.emrsn.a5w?np=%2f&A 5WSessionId=2e1f943e4dc5479d9dfa1cb8c0606 f09 Emerson Process Management Confidential .org/login_required.

What to download ? Password=Ovation10 Emerson Process Management Confidential .

 Open Excel and select “Options” from the file.zip to laptop – The recommended location is: C:\DATA\Excel Addins\ • All of the default file links point to this location. – It is important to move the entire folder to ensure that all attributes of the utility work correctly. select the “Go” button next to “Manage Excel Add-ins”. Emerson Process Management Confidential . select “Add-Ins”.  With the Add-Ins menu displayed.Installing OvationUtils  Copy the KBA1077-OvationUtils-D42.  From the Options menu.1.

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Installing OvationUtils  In the Add-Ins window select “Browse”.xla file.  Make sure that the addin is selected and click “OK”. Emerson Process Management Confidential .  Navigate to the folder where you copied the addin and select the OvationUtils.

Emerson Process Management Confidential .0\Excel\Security\File Validation\EnableOnLoad" to 0. If the Entry "EnableOnLoad" does not exist. then is should be created as a DWORD.Installation Note:  If Excel prompts with a message "The office File Validation feature has blocked this file from opening as it may contain harmful content" Then set the registry "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.

 Only one application can be selected at a time.Accessing OvationUtils  Once the utility has been added it will appear under the “Add-Ins” menu on the Excel header. Emerson Process Management Confidential .

Various Utilities of Ovation Utils  OvationUtils-D42 Options Level Read From IMP Basic 2.X Basic Save to IMP Basic Compare IMP Basic Graphic Mass editing Basic Generate Node from 2.X Advance Generate IO graphic Basic Flexible File Builder Basic/Advance Emerson Process Management Confidential .X to 1.

Various Utilities of Ovation Utils  Less Used Tool: Options Level OPC Client Configs Advance Mapping Advance Gen Algo list from Svg Under Construction Gen point to Control Builder Advance Permissive Window Basic Rename Import WDPF trends Advance Emerson Process Management Confidential .

Various Utilities of Ovation Utils  XML Tool: Options Level Read XML Configs Advance Write XML Configs Advance  File Readers: Options Level Read ELC protocol file Advance Read SCADA protocol file Advance Emerson Process Management Confidential .

SOE Verify Emerson Process Management Confidential .x (Point Sheets) • Convert an Ovation import from a 2. • Creates a table for each object type found in the import. – 2.X) • Convert an Ovation import file into a tabular format.x to a 1.Various Utilities of Ovation Utils  Database Management – Read from IMP (1.x -> 1. deletions and modifications between two Ovation 2. Module Task area Verify . – Compare IMP Files (2.X) • Used to detect additions.x format.X) • Converts tables produced by the “Read from IMP” application back into an Ovation import file.x import files. – Save to IMP (1.  Ovation Reports: CJC Verify.X or 2.X or 2.

x).X or 2. Emerson Process Management Confidential .  The format of the resulting excel tables will vary depending on the import file’s format (1.X)  Used to read Ovation import files into excel.x or 2. Hit to select an Ovation import and begin reading in the file.Database Management  Read from IMP (1.

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click this to begin.. Database Management  Save to IMP Import Type – Choose which Start button – Once style of Ovation import file to you have choose produce. the file format and sheets. Emerson Process Management Confidential . Sheet List – Choose which sheets to write to the new file.

 Before using the tool. Emerson Process Management Confidential .x)  Used to track changes made between two Ovation backups. – Deleted Points – Modified Points – New Points  Optional “Write to Imp” function can be used to record any new or modified points.Compare IMP Files (2. both import files must be read into excel using the “Read from IMP” function and saved as individual workbooks. – Useful for tracking changes made on a project system.

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Various Utilities of Ovation Utils  Graphic Generations:  BUS Graphic  ELC Graphic  HIO Graphic  IOM Graphic  SCADA Graphic  PLG Graphic Emerson Process Management Confidential .

IOM Grphics Emerson Process Management Confidential .

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Various Utilities of Ovation Utils  Graphic Mass editing  This pulls Ovation graphics command into excel so that they can be mass edited and written back. Watch Video Emerson Process Management Confidential .

Various Utilities of Ovation Utils  Permissive window Name tool Watch Video Emerson Process Management Confidential .

Various Utilities of Ovation Utils  Trend database Emerson Process Management Confidential .

Various Utilities of Ovation Utils  Ovation Reports Emerson Process Management Confidential .

Various Utilities of Ovation Utils  Points used in control sheets Emerson Process Management Confidential .

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