File Display Columns

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When you open a root or directory with the RIGHT cursor arrow key, the file display shows you a list of the files and directories in that directory. Each column in the file display has information about the files or directories in the list.

Program/Directory List Example

The columns are:

  • File selection check box (no label): Press ENTER to toggle a check mark on and off in the box. A check mark in a box indicates that the file or directory selected for operations on multiple files (usually copy or delete).
  • Program O Number (O #): This column lists the program numbers of the programs in the directory. The letter ‘O’ is omitted in the column data.
  • File comment (Comment): This column lists the optional program comment that appears in the first line of the program.
  • File Name (File Name): This is an optional name that the control uses when you copy the file to a memory device other than the control. For example, if you copy program O00045 to a USB memory device, the filename in the USB directory is
  • File Size (Size): This column shows the amount of storage space that the file takes up. Directories in the list have the designation in this column.
  • Date Last Modified (Last Modified): This column shows the last date and time when the file was changed. The format is YYYY/MM/DD HR:MIN.
  • Other Information (no label): This column gives you some information about a file’s status. The active program has an asterisk (*) in this column. A letter E in this column means that the program is in the program editor. A greater-than symbol (>) indicates a directory. A letter S indicates that a directory is part of Setting 252 (refer to page 5 for more information). Use the RIGHT or LEFT cursor arrow keys to enter or exit the directory.

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