CIMPLICITY Data Types vs. Historian Data Types

CIMPLICITY ensures that the data type in Historian is long enough to accommodate the CIMPLICITY data type length.

Data type mapping is as follows.

Data Type CIMPLICITY Historian
Integer DINT Double integer
INT Double integer
REAL Double float
SINT Double integer
UDINT Double float
UINT Double integer
USINT Double integer
Boolean BOOL Integer
BYTE Double integer
DWORD Double integer
WORD Double integer
Text STRING Variable string
STRING_20 Variable string
STRING_8 Variable string
STRING_80 Variable string
CAUTION: You can change the data type in Historian. However, if you checked Overwrite on the Historian tab in the CIMPLICITY Project Properties dialog box,