ProWORX Plus for Modicon software is a DOS based, personal computer (PC)
application program that allows the user to program, monitor, troubleshoot,
and document Modicon programmable controller systems.
To effectively use the ProWORX Plus for Modicon software (or any other
software application), one must first understand the basic concepts as
they apply to the personal computers. This course provides the personal
computer fundamentals necessary to understand ProWORX Plus software. The
features, functions, and capabilities of ProWORX Plus are explained in
relationship to programming, documenting, and troubleshooting Modicon
Understand the major functional components of ProWORX Plus for Modicon
software and how these components are integrated to form a programming and
troubleshooting software system.
Learn where the software is loaded on the hard drive, and take precautions
in working with these locations.
Create, edit, and modify the programmable controller's program, both online
Understand the limitations that the PC's operating system places on the
ProWORX Plus program.
Understand the ProWORX Plus database file structure, and learn to create
and use the file utility commands for copying, comparing, erasing, verifying,
creating, and editing the databases.
Install the software on a computer and configure it to communicate with
Modicon programmable controllers.
Load existing control programs to and from the Modicon controller and
other personal computers.
Edit programs using search, search-and-replace, and cut-and-paste features.
Learn to use the built-in operations and Modicon programming Help screens.
Document programs, attaching mnemonic descriptors, wire tag numbers and
locations, long comments, short comments, and maintenance notes to Modicon
Attach directly to the programmable controller to monitor and perform
online programming, documenting, and troubleshooting.
Learn to use system diagnostic features and shortcut key functions.
Compile and print documented programs and drawings for input/output modules.