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I have a fully electrical drawing set complete with I/O from my PLC I want to generate a .xlm file. I then want to write a program that will scrape the file looking for I/O addresses, and then assign aliases based on the descriptions.


I’m having trouble with the .xlm file. When I generate the file the I/O looks like this:




What I need is something that includes the description. I know they are associated in some way because if I export to Excel the same I/O point looks like this:



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What do I need to change in order to associate the description to appear in my .xlm?

Edited by gallagej

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