Create a project
A project contains elements with which a
FactoryTalk Optix Applicationis made. You can create either a local project or a project from a remote location.
- In the main toolbar, selectProjectThe Start page opens.
- To create a local project that has a default window and configured categories inProject view, selectDefault.To create a blank project that has no default content, inFactoryTalk Optix Studio Options, selectAdvanced modeand then restartFactoryTalk Optix Studioto selectBlankon the Start page. See Set options.
- InName, type the name of the project.
- InLocation, type the path to the project.The default location is. SelectC:\Users\UserName\Documents\Rockwell Automation\FactoryTalk OptixBrowse files
- (optional) SelectUse version control.With version control enabled, you can back up the state of your project to a local repository and push local changes to a remote repository.
- (optional) SelectEncrypt secretsto encrypt project passwords, custom objects that have thePasswordDataType, andYAMLfiles that represent the project information model.
- UnderSet main window size, specify the width and height of the main window when you create projects. Accept the defaultCustomwindow size, enter a newWidthandHeightfor a new custom window size, or select a preconfigured window size or Optix Panel.The default custom window size is 400 x 400 pixels.
- (optional) To create a project from a remote location:
- InRemote URL, enter the URL of your remote repository supplied by your System Administrator to specify the remote project that you want to open.
- InLocation, enter the folder on your local computer where you will save and commit changes before pushing them to the remote repository.
- SelectOpen.If you are signed in toFactoryTalk Optix, you do not have to know theRemote URLorLocation.Create a new projectautomatically displays all of the potential repositories accessible with your GitHub account and all of the remote projects that you can open.Opening project from remoteappears in the status bar and the new project opens with the same name as the remote repository.
The new project opens. If there was an existing project open, the project opens in a new instance of
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