Store a single value as a user channel
to use as a variable in procedures, stimulus profiles, and other
Extend user channel functionality by mapping
a channel to other channels. For example, use a single user channel to start multiple
models simultaneously by mapping the user channel to the Model Command channel of each
model. Use this technique to perform actions such as triggering alarms and dynamically
changing a value in a real-time sequence.
The user channel's location in the
system definition cannot be changed after the user channel is
Launch the VeriStand Editor.
In the System Definition Palette, right-click
User Channels and select to create a sub-folder for your user channels.
Right click User Channels or the sub-folder you created
and select .
To add more than one user
channel, select Create Multiple User
Channels dialog box to configure the user channels.
and use the
In the Create a New User Channel dialog box, enter a
Unit, and Initial Value.
Save the system definition file.
On the Mapping
, expand the User Channels node to find the new user
In the System Definition Palette, right-click a user channel
to Delete or change its