Transferring a negative value from an analog value to a multistate using object transfer.

Issue

When transferring a value from an analog value to a multistate using object transfer, negative values are inverted.

Product Line

TAC Vista

Environment

Vista Object Transfers

Cause

A problem in the Vista software.

Resolution

This value with need to be converted in Menta first, then connected to the object transfer. The steps to convert the value in Menta are:

  1. Select the TAC Xenta device in Vista.
  2. Right-click the device and select "Edit".
  3. Add an AI block and connect it to a ConversionAA operator.
  4. Connect the ConversionAA operator to a DELI block.
  5. Edit the DELI block - give the variable a name (Identifier) and make sure the "Public" checkbox is ticked.
  6. Save and close the Menta application.
  7. Commission and download the updated Mental application.
  8. Connect the new variable created in step 5 to the "Object Transfer" object.