How to create and display an alarm


In this guide, we will delve into the creation and utilization of alarms, providing insight into their functions and how to display them effectively within your project.

Software Version:

EasyBuilder Pro


  1. First, we will create a new “Event (Alarm) Log”. This object can be found in the “Data/History” tab:

  2. Select the “New” button to create a new event:

  3. Within the “General” tab, you can fine-tune your alarm settings. This includes selecting a “Category” (A) and a (B) “Type”. When finished, define the (C) “Condition”. This condition will activate the alarm if a value within the ( D) “Read” address meets the specified criteria:

  4. Next, navigate to the “Message” tab, and within the “Content” box, write the message you want the alarm to display:

  5. After setting up your “Event (Alarm) Log”, we will create an object to display each alarm that you’ve configured. Within the “Data/History” tab you can select “Alarm Bar”, “Alarm Display” or “Event Display” to display alarms. Within this demonstration, we will use an “Alarm Bar”:

  6. Within the “Alarm” tab of the “Alarm Bar” object’s settings menu, you can modify the “Scroll Speed”, what categories are displayed, and the transparency of the bar:

  7. Within the “Sort” tab you can define what data is displayed relative to an alarm within the “Alarm Bar”:

  8. Now, your alarm bar should be configured to display alerts from your “Event (Alarm) log”!