Creating Aliases

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Edition Date: May 2018

Part Number: 372846M-01

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You can use aliases to define alternate names for channels in a system definition file. You can then use the alias name, rather than the full channel path, in the Stimulus Profile Editor and the UI Manager or Workspace window.

Adding an Alias

Complete the following steps to create an alias.

  1. Display the System Explorer window.
  2. Select Aliases in the configuration tree.
  3. Click the Add Alias button to add an empty alias to the configuration tree.
  4. Configure the alias using the Alias Configuration page that appears to the right of the configuration tree.

Adding Multiple Aliases

Complete the following steps to create multiple aliases.

  1. Display the System Explorer window.
  2. Select Aliases in the configuration tree.
  3. Click the Add Multiple Aliases button to display the Add Multiple Aliases dialog box.
  4. Add and configure the aliases using the Add Multiple Aliases dialog box.
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