Help

Control Systems Application and Knowledge Store QA is a community-driven question-and-answer (Q&A) site that allows users to submit questions to be answered as well as answer questions asked by other users. The system supports adding attachments to both questions and answers, to help facilitate effective communication. There is also an app feature where members can share their knowledge artifact that can help members use ABB control systems and jumpstart projects. The site also gives users the chance to earn points as a way to encourage participation.


Ask

Ask a question that matters to you, so that other people can give you answers. When asking a question, you categorize it in a topic, making it easier for others to find and answer it. Once your question is answered, select the best answer, or have the community vote for the best answer.


Answer

Have an answer to a question? Help other users out and earn points while doing so. You can use the search box on the right side of each page to find questions and answers related to specific words and phrases, or browse by tags to find open questions related to topics you're knowledgeable in. Your answer may be chosen as the best one as users vote for the most effective solution to every question, earning you extra points and prestige.


Apps

Single UFB, UFB library, graphic library, macros, typical configuration description/video, technical white paper or any information that can help users to use ABB control systems can be classified as Apps here. Share your Apps to help AKS community in using ABB control system.


The Point System

ACTION POINTS

Begin participating on system

One Time: 500

Daily participation

5 per day

Asking a question

5

Answering a question

10

Voting on an answer

1

Your answer receives a 'thumbs up' vote

10

Your answer voted as the best answer by question's author

25

Uploading a new app

25

Downloading an app

1

Posting a rating or review

10

App receives 5 star rating

25

Uploading a new version

10

Entering a promotional code during registration

300

Referral during promotional period

100

Referral after promotional period

30


FAQ

To check frequently asked questions check this link.

AKS YouTube Channel


Guidelines

Only question are allowed on Control Systems Application and Knowledge Store QA that do not violate the community guidelines.


We encourage you to:

  • Share what you know.
  • Be courteous.
  • Be a good citizen. When you see a great question or answer, give it a thumbs-up.
  • If you see abuse, report it. Each question and answer has a "Report" option available, where you can report abusive content to administrators for them to review and remove if necessary.
  • Cite your sources. Give credit where it is due.
  • Ask clearly. Keep your questions precise, but be descriptive enough to help people understand what you're asking.
  • Categorize correctly. Placing your question in the right category ensures that it is seen by people who can give you better information and more accurate answers.
  • Use a supported browser. This website best browsed with Internet Explorer (IE) version 8 and above, Mozilla Firefox version 10 and above, and Google Chrome version 17 and above.

Please do not:

  • Vent, rant or use hate speech
  • Be mean or obscene
  • Cheat
  • Violate the law
  • Behave maliciously
  • Do harm

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