PointType Property (PIPoint object)

                 

 

PointType is a Read-Only property that returns a constant denoting the type of the point.

Syntax

object.PointType

The object placeholder is an object expression that evaluates to a PIPoint object.

Remarks

The returned value is drawn from the PointTypeConstants enumeration.

Not all point types are supported on all servers. Some servers may place additional restrictions on the values a point can hold. See your PI Server documentation for details.

Settings

The settings for the returned value are:

Setting Description
pttypBlob The point's normal values are BLOBs (binary large objects).
pttypDigital The point's normal values are members of a digital state set.
pttypFloat16 The point is numeric; its normal values are archived in 16-bit scaled fixed-point format.
pttypFloat32 The point is numeric; its normal values are archived in single-precision floating-point format.
pttypFloat64 The point is numeric; its normal values are archived in double-precision floating-point format.
pttypInt16 The point is numeric and is restricted to integer values. Its normal values are archived as 16-bit integers.
pttypInt32 The point is numeric and is restricted to integer values. Its normal values are archived as 32-bit integers.
pttypString The point's normal values are character strings.
pttypTimestamp The point is numeric; its normal values are archived in double-precision floating-point format.

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