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Out of Reference Range Alarms
​The out of reference range alarm monitors variable movements comparing to a reference variable. By setting an upper deviation limit and lower deviation limit, you configure the tolerance the monitored variable can vary from the reference variable before the alarm is triggered. The upper alarm limit of the monitored variable is equal to the reference point current value plus the upper deviation limit. The lower alarm limit of the monitored variable is equal to the reference point current value minus the lower deviation limit.
Properties and Watch Substitution Codes
Properties and Watch substitution codes represent the information you want to display when a notification report is triggered. The information is dynamically filled in from the properties or Watch data that are included in the notification report.
Reset Style Properties
Use the Reset Style properties to edit and view the colors and fonts of alarms in the Alarms pane and Alarm Views that are in Reset state.
Save Favorite Dialog Box
Use the Save Favorite dialog box to save a new Alarms pane, Events pane, Alarm View, or Event View favorite layout and filter conditions, or to overwrite an existing pane or View layout and filter conditions by saving it under an existing name.
Select Conditions Dialog Box
Use the Select Conditions dialog box to sort out the alarms of interest in the Alarms pane or an Alarm View, or the events in the Events pane or an Event View.
Shunt Variables
​A shunt variable is a binary value that works as an on/off switch for the alarm.
Single Acknowledgement
When you select the acknowledgment type Single acknowledgment, the user needs to acknowledge the alarm in the alarm view before the alarm returns to normal state and disappears from the alarm view.
Sum Alarm Properties – Basic Tab
Use the Basic tab to view or edit the basic properties of a sum alarm.
Sum Alarms
​A sum alarm can be seen as a collection of alarms that have one or several common denominators. The conditions you use to filter out which alarms the sum alarm monitors are the same conditions you use to filter the Alarms pane or an Alarm View. You can use wildcards when setting up filter conditions.
System Alarm Handling
System alarms are usually handled similarly to other alarms. After acknowledging a system alarm, the cause of the alarm must be corrected before the alarm state changes to reset and then returns to normal state.

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