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How to manually create or check automatic device diagram link in Vista for MDI type of device

Published date: 25 October 2019

User selects a grouping node where action is to Open Diagram from Meter Template but receives a message that diagram cannot be found

StruxureWare Power Monitoring (SPM) 7.0.1
Power Monitoring Expert (PME) 7.2.x, 8.x

Communication to the device has been verified to work, device in question is a Modbus Device Importer style device

Vista cannot find the registry key to determine what diagram to open.

*Warning: This article contains information about editing the registry. Improper changes to the registry can permanently damage the operating system. Always backup the registry before making any changes.*

1) Create a folder for the desired diagram in ...\config\diagrams\default\

2) Name the first diagram to be displayed as [folder name].dgm

3) Add the following content to the registry
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Schneider Electric\ION Enterprise\7.0.1\DeviceInfo\<Device Type Name as seen in Management Console>\DefaultFirmware]
"DefaultVoltsMode"="<Folder Name as created in step 1>"
a) Copy this text to a new text file and save as .reg
b) Update the Device Type Name and Folder Name seen in <> to match your system.
c) Replace "7.0.1" with the version of software required. A list of different versions is included below
d) Execute the file to add the contents to the registry.

\7.0.1\ - SPM 7.0 SP1
\7.2\ - PME 7.2
\7.2.1\ PME 7.2 SP1
\7.2.2\ PME 7.2 SP2
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Schneider Electric\Power Monitoring expert\8.0\DeviceInfo\ PME 8.0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Schneider Electric\Power Monitoring expert\8.1\DeviceInfo\ PME 8.1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Schneider Electric\Power Monitoring expert\8.2\DeviceInfo\ PME 8.2
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Schneider Electric\Power Monitoring Expert\9.0\DeviceInfo\ PME 9.0

Note : The folder name and diagram name must match for this to work. Device Type Name must match the device type as seen in Management Console.

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