I-Mark Software FAQ

I-Mark software is used both for Integration Systems and Turn Key marking systems.

Serial Data string

Q: I was wondering about the data string listed in the I-Mark Model 200 Connections Guide.   

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I-Mark controller customer supplied power

Q: It is not clear which side should be furnishing power, sourcing or sinking, and what is isolated.

For example, the output connections call for both a 24v and a Common connection from the customer. I am confused as to… Continue reading

Programming placeholders in the I-Mark Software

Q: How to program layout for ASCII placeholders? Which code do you use the %P# or the %###? How do you determine the size of the placeholder?

A: When programming text the following box will be seen on the I-Mark screen:

The %P# is used for is the proper command for programming a Serial data string variable. The %### is used to print ASCII characters within the marking layout.

In the command string “%P#” the only item that is changed is #. This is replaced with a variable from 0 through 9. The number relates to the field number in the incoming data string. The text box will automatically be size to fit the information in the data string. The three elements that the programmer may control are: 1) The size of the Text 2) The spcaing of the Text 3) The location of the Lower Left Hand corner of the Text box.

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