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Is there a way to create a large number of properties at once in a Thing?

JA_9980354
4-Participant

Is there a way to create a large number of properties at once in a Thing?

Apologize if this has been asked before, can't seem to find a similar question on the forums.

 

Is there a way to load a large number of properties into a Thing at once? I have over 450 Boolean alarms from Kepware I'd like to load into a Thing so I can monitor them in a Mashup. I could do "Manage Binding" and load all tags; but each tag in Kepware has the name of the PLC tag address so I'd have to change the name in "Manage Binding" one by one which will take a long time.

 

Anyone have any ideas?

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Accepted Solutions

You can script it, there are services to create the Properties as well as services to retrieve the tags from your industrial connection and make the connections.

Remember to execute RestartThing after creation is done.

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You can script it, there are services to create the Properties as well as services to retrieve the tags from your industrial connection and make the connections.

Remember to execute RestartThing after creation is done.

View solution in original post

JA_9980354
4-Participant
(To:PaiChung)

Hi PaiChung,

 

Thank you for the help! This makes complete sense. Currently learning how to script in ThingWorx but will reply back here once I figure it out so other people can see or if I need additional help.

slangley
23-Emerald I
(To:JA_9980354)

Hi @JA_9980354

 

If you feel the response from @PaiChung allowed you to resolve your issue, please mark it as the Accepted Solution for the benefit of others with the same question.

 

Regards.

 

--Sharon

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