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12.2 Mapping to OPC DI Types ToC Previous Next

12.2.3 FunctionalGroupType ToC Previous Next

The FunctionalGroupType is used to organize Parameters and Methods (which are defined in ParameterSet and MethodSet) in a user-friendly way (see Table 63). FunctionalGroups may be organized hierarchically by organizing FunctionalGroups as child nodes of FunctionalGroups.

OPC FDT      
Attribute Interface Method Data member Description
<GroupIdentifier> IInstanceData / IDeviceData <>GetDataInfo DataInfo.DeviceDataItems == DataGroup ( DataGroup.Name Only DataInfo.DeviceDataItems shall be mapped, that are of type DataGroup. The Name member of the DataGroup shall be used as <GroupIdentifier>.
DisplayName IInstanceData / IDeviceData <>GetDataInfo DataGroup.Label  
Description IInstanceData / IDeviceData <>GetDataInfo DataGroup.Descriptor  
BrowseName Interface Method Data member Description
<ParameterIdentifier> IInstanceData / IDeviceData <>GetDataInfo DataInfo.DeviceDataItems == Data ( Data.Name Only DataInfo.DeviceDataItems shall be mapped, that are of type Data. The Name member of the Data shall be used as <ParameterIdentifier>.
<MethodIdentifier>       (no mapping defined)
UIElement       (no mapping defined)

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