Testimonial: Print PDF file from PLC with DataSuite

Testimonial: Print PDF file from PLC with DataSuite

The company MSB GmbH & Co. KG approached us with a problem. Labels are to be printed with a machine control system. A specific paper tray is to be used for printing, the print data is available as PDF files.

From an idea to a component of the DataSuite

Fortunately, Mr Plaßmann asked us for advice first. Our DataSuite software has had a print function for some time. This means that Excel files or individual spreadsheets could be printed out without any problems. However, he would like to print a PDF file. Until now, this was not part of the software. No problem for us: we have expanded our software entirely according to the customer’s wishes.

Alternatively, Mr Plaßmann could have had customised software developed. This would have been considerably more expensive and would have taken several weeks, if not months.

"It was the right solution for us at the right time." (translated)

Print file
Add trigger: Print file

Planning and implementation

It was easy for our team to develop this new function and implement the requirements, including tests, in a short space of time, enabling Mr Plaßmann to complete his project successfully and on time.

The function is now included in DataSuite from version 3.4.4. and is accessible to every user.
With just a few clicks, you can now print CSV, XLSX and PDF files from the machine control system and save yourself a few manual steps.

Printer Settings
Select printer and paper tray, other configurations anyway

"We are all delighted with the software and the simple, easy-to-adjust parameterisations as well as the integrated interfaces, including to the PLC. It was the right solution for us at the right time." (translated)

Do you also have specific requirements?

Our DataSuite software is very universal and can be used in a wide variety of applications. Over the last few years, the range of functions has increased from year to year. It is very likely that your industrial data application can also be realised with the DataSuite software.

If not, you are welcome to contact us at any time with an enquiry:

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Test all functions free of charge for 30 days. You will receive a mail with download link for instant use.

Anleitung zum selbst testen

In unserem anderen Blog “PDF-Dateien aus der SPS heraus drucken” finden Sie eine Anleitung, wie Sie es selbst testen können, um Ihre Druckprozesse automatisieren zu können.

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