# HMI Panel view_module
HMI Panel allows operator to view and adjust variable data
# Accessing HMI
There are two ways of accessing HMI, usually for Operators, you can access HMI Panel directly without logging in Plexus Lab.
Or, you can access HMI after logging in Plexus Lab.
Main View of HMI
# Side Panel
A list of specific page of panel that you created from Panel Page can be selected from the side panel.
# Top Bar
Every HMI Panel have a top bar with multiple actions.
|fullscreen||Full Screen||Trigger Full Screen|
|notifications||Alarm Notifications||Alarm notifications that being triggered by functions|
|info_outline||Info Message||Info modal that allow you to view Info Message|
|Plexus||List of Options|
Clicking on Plexus Logo will show a list of options.
|lock_open||Unlock||Unlock HMI Panel requiring to enter PIN Code respecitive to User.|
|code||Enter Plexus Lab||Enter Plexus Lab requiring to login if User its not login.|
|exit_to_app||Log out||Go back to Login Page|
# Using HMI
For security reasons, Accessing HMI Panel without logging in,
User does not have access to change the variable nor switch until inputting 4 Pin Code respective to the user.
To view the more details of various permissions level click here.
Using the HMI to input variable is as easy as clicking it to input value and pressing enter.
Switches are usually are assign to Digital Input/Output Channel.
Note: When assigning an button element to Analog Input Channel, turning it off will reset the value to 0, turning it on will set to 1.
Viewing blackbox is a key component from a operator standpoint.
Viewing blackbox from HMI Panel is very similar as viewing after logging in Plexus Lab.
HMI Panel Blackbox Top Bar
|timeline||Timeline||Choose a range of time / day / week / month to view your graph|
|replay||Load Selection||Load selected graph of your timeline|
|sync||Live||Get constant data from your variable , update every second.|
|CHARTS LIST||Charts List||Select charts that you want to view from this Plexus Lab|
|-||Timezone||Select hours difference. up to +3 hours or -3 hours|
To view the navigations of chart click here.