Special Character $
The $ character has a special meaning in PML. It is an escape character, which means that together with the character which follows it are treated as a special instruction to PML.
The pair of characters beginning with $ is known as an escape sequence.
The Dollar $ symbol and its meanings
Continue reading PML Basics. Dollar sign
Sometimes its need to read data from excel file not just .csv file, import data from some external source. With such little macro you can do it.
Continue reading Aveva. PML. Read data from excel(.xls)
In this section you can find intermediate level information about PML/PML2.
PML stands for Programmable Macro Language – it is a programming language for AVEVA PDMS
Such concepts like variable, arrays, forms, collection, loop and etc.
Just start reading…
This manual is for those who are using
Aveva PDMS in their day-by-day work and wants to know the system deeper and automate work to make system do whatever they wants.
This is for the starters, who don’t know about programming at all and for beginners, who can already do some simple tasks.
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There are two possible ways to insert Weight into paragon.
Continue reading Paragon. Universal weight creation (PWEI)
Sometimes you need to see which p-point is located towards pipeline or maybe you need to figure out which connection type or diameter is located at the leaving part of the element.
This tool may help you, just navigate to pipe element, open form and press button show Ppoints.
Continue reading Show P-Points in Design
Here you can find few PML macros, just for studying.
Software Customization Reference Manual referenced to it.
Its was originally published at old site http://support.aveva.com but it is hidden now, by some reason.
Link to download achieve.
Sometime we need to find out, what we got in our specs,
while we are in Design module.
We can use standard tool ‘search utility’ or small forms like this. Also its possible to extend functionality using PML callbacks from such user forms.
Sometimes its hard to find out how to query info for bolts,
but with this post I think it will be easy.
Continue reading Bolt Reporting
After updating Aveva Pdms to version 12.1 we got problem, that we can’t preview PLT files if we use TTF.
Continue reading Preview isometric in PDF using UserControl in Aveva Pdms