How to do Upload and Online edit in RSLogix 5000


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Upload program from a PLC

A program can be uploaded from a PLC that is currently connected to an open project. Use the following procedure to transfer the program from the PLC.

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  • Select the PLC object in the project work area.

  • Select the Work Online button from the toolbar. Communication > Who active > Select a controller > Click on Upload.

  • New “connected to upload” tab will appear.

  • Click on select file. Select the file you have to upload from your system

A confirmation message is displayed, select Yes to connect to the PLC. After a movement, you’ll see the controller’s program uploading.

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Once done, you should find you have uploaded the program and are online with the Controller. At this point, always perform another “File – Save”.

Online Edit

Once the program has been created and the project and PLC settings are adequate, the PLC can be connected to allow on-line operations to be carried out. Online editing is not possible in Run mode.

Use the following procedure to edit online. Select the PLC object in the project work area.

  • Select the Work On-line button from the toolbar. A confirmation message is displayed, select Yes to connect to the PLC.

  • Select the On-line Edit Rungs button from the toolbar.

  • The color of the background image will be edited to change indicating that the area can now be edited.

After normal edit is complete, select the Send On-line Edit Changes button from the toolbar. If the change is successful, the area edited on the ladder program returns to read-only. To cancel an online edit, select Cancel On-line Edit Changes from the toolbar.