Understanding Data Types in Studio 5000 and RSLogix 5000

Many early and even more experienced PLC programmers may struggle with troubleshooting issues that arise from a lack of understanding of how data types work. This tutorial will explain all the data types in Rockwell Studio 5000 (formerly known as RSLogix 5000). We will review the definition of a data type, some common data types in Studio 5000 and when they may be used, and some programming and troubleshooting examples. 

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.solisplc.com/tutorials/data-types-in-studio-rslogix-5000