The trend export function is only available on selected Desigo Control Point devices.

 

Workflow step

1

Adding a trend definition

2

Exporting trend data to an FTP server or email

Configuring a scheduled export of trend data to an FTP server or email

Prerequisites

 

① Adding a trend definition for online trended objects

Note

  • If you define more trends than are allowed by the device type, the trend definition cannot be saved.
  • To add a trend definition for offline trended objects, you must use the commissioning program for the device and then download the objects to the automation station.

 

  • is selected in the core function pane.
  1. Select > > Configure trend definitions > .
  1. Navigate through the building structure and select the object(s) for trending.
  • Only objects that currently do not have a trend definition are displayed.
  1. Click Next.
  1. Use the following table to make selections in the Trend definition dialog box.
  1. Click Apply to save the trend definition.
Trend definition dialog box.

Setting

Description

Save every check box

Select to record the present value for the selected object(s) at the defined time interval.

Default: Not selected

Drop-down list

The time interval for data collection.

Default: 15 seconds

Save when value changes check box

Select to record the present value for the selected object(s) each time the value changes.

Default: Not selected

Save when value changes more than field

The amount a value must change before a sample is collected. This field is only displayed if one or more sampled data objects are numeric (Analog).

Default: 5
NOTE: Values between 0 and 1 must be entered with a leading 0. For example, 0.5 is a valid input, but .5 is not a valid input.

Delete trend data after check box

Select to delete trend samples that are older than the defined number of months.

Default: Not selected

Delete data interval field

Trend data older than the defined number of months will be deleted.

Default: 12 months

 

② Exporting trend data to an FTP server or email

  1. Select >> Configure trend export >.
  1. Use the following table to make selections in the Configure trend export dialog box and then click Apply.
  1. If the Send to email recipients check box was selected, select email addresses from the list and click Next.
  1. Click OK to close the confirmation dialog box.
Configure trend export dialog box.

Setting

Description

Name

The name of the export job.

Default: Trend export - [selected location in the building structure]

Select data points

Navigate through the building structure to select objects that currently have a trend definition.

Send to FTP server check box

Select to export trend samples to the FTP server.

Default: Selected

Send to email recipients check box

Select to export trend samples to selected email recipients.

Default: Not selected

Time of export

The default setting is Weekly, Monday, –.

If Field 1 is …

Field 2 options

Field 3 options

Daily

Weekly

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Monthly

Week 1 (Days 1-7)

Week 2 (Days 8-14)

Week 3 (Days 15-21)

Week 4 (Days 22-28)

Week 5 (Days 29-31)

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Time

The default setting is 05:00 or 5:00 AM, depending on the selected time format.

  • Field 1: Hours
  • Field 2: Minutes