Sep 16 – 23, 2016
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
US/Eastern timezone

How to build an EPICS database from a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.

Sep 22, 2016, 4:10 PM
Conference Center (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Conference Center

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Building 5200 Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, TN 37831 USA
Regular Talk (15min) System Management EPICS Collaboration Meeting


James Stevens


This talk describes how to build EPICS databases from a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. I will explain how we updated the APS experimental beamline Personal Safety System (PSS) EPICS databases with Excel. Building EPICS databases from an Excel spreadsheet is helpful when number of records required for a particular database vary widely for a generic controls application.

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