Types of methods

There are two types of methods -- local and global.

Local methods

Local methods are used in a single project and are defined by object type and their instances.
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is an example of a local method for an alarm. Objects that define methods include:
  • alarms
  • logged
  • database
  • some graphic object

Global methods

Global methods are available in
FactoryTalk Optix Studio
regardless of the project node. Global methods include: 
  • variable
  • core
  • alarm
  • UI
  • recipe
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