[etherlab-users] Exposing variables from Beckhoff Embedded PC [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

ronaldo.mercado at diamond.ac.uk ronaldo.mercado at diamond.ac.uk
Fri Jun 13 11:34:38 CEST 2014

Hi Damien,

> However I have to manually add the variable names to the outputs of "ethercat xml"

What are the "variable names" that you refer to? Are they generated by TwinCAT? 
Could your process be done offline?

The information in the SII is typically a subset of the manufacturer 
description files, that you could parse to recreate what "ethercat xml" and "ethercat cstruct" generate.

There's two example python scripts in this download from our site.




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