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Modeling FB | Add Statistics FB

Add Statistics FB

See also : Statistics dialog-box

Statistical Data may include RMS, Maximum, Minimum, ... values of a variable (wire, and data-channel).

Add Statistics FB

Modeling FB toolbar > Statistics FB

Menu :

Add menu > Add Statistics FB

Dialog-Box :

Statistics dialog-box

What for :

Compare a Graph FB with a Stats FB:

Graph FB : plot data over one Machine-Cycle.

Stats FB : summarize data for one machine-cycle as simple statistical data.

How to Add :

1.Click Modeling FB toolbar > Statistics FB

2.Click the graphic-area

The Statistic FB is now in the graphic-area.


Wires that connect Function-Blocks have up to 3 data-channels.

For example, the 3 data-channels on a wire are:

Position, Velocity, and Acceleration.

Total Force, Force X, and Force Y.

See Data-Channels for more information.

How to get Statistical Data


STEP 1.Connect a wire to the input of the Statistics FB


STEP 2.Edit the Statistics FB (See How to Open a Dialog-Box )

Select Derivative 

Select which Data-Channel:

Data-Channel 1

Pos / Ang (default data-channel)

Data-Channel 2

Vel / Ang Vel

Data-Channel 3

Acc / Ang Acc

Ignore the other separators in the dialog.


STEP 3.CTRL+ Click the Statistics FB

The Statistics FB dialog lists the 'statistics' for the wire and FB you connect to its input-connector - see STEP 1 - and the Data-Channel - see STEP 2.

To edit the number-format for the statistics, use:

Application-Settings > Number-Format > Data-Output Format > Digits and Precision