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    Quote Originally Posted by Ox View Post
    Oh - I agree totally.
    But if I did have a mouse like that handy - it would be interesting to try it none-the-less.
    And if we git to where we can't make it fire up, it would be something to try too.


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    Quote Originally Posted by lwalker View Post
    What's the thinking behind this?
    Is it to reduce wear/damage on the screen from frequent use or just that buttons are easier to hit?
    Both. Plus easier to train-up on, harder to FUBAR for the less-trained, cheaper to stock spares for and faster to replace for less downtime.

    Conceptually, it has been that way since sailing ships got too big to drag up a beach, let alone for submarines, neither of which which were ever NOT complicated and with bad outcomes, a person got it wrong.

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    Dang was that a
    thermite sighting?

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    Must have logged in on a different 'putor?


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    Quote Originally Posted by motion guru View Post
    also, for frequently used controls - we generally make a manual pushbutton, the touch screen should only be used for setup. It should be easy to find out what bit is being set with the push on the touch screen and map an input on the Omron to set the same bit.
    Yep...buttons are good.
    Jogging a machine when you have to look at a screen...what could go wrong.

    For people interested in HMI design there is a draft standard.
    ISA 101.
    The 4 Things You Need to Know about ISA 11 HMI Standard


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