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​ This function is used in Python Scripting. ​


Returns a sorted array of tags from a specific folder. ​

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions. ​


system.tag.browseTagsSimple(parentPath, sort)

  • Parameters
    • String parentPath - The parent folder path. Leave blank for the root folder.


      You can specify the tag provider name in square brackets at the beginning of the parentPath string.

      For example, [myTagProvider]MyTagsFolder. If the tag provider name is left off then the project default provider will be used.

    • String sort - Sets the sort order, possible values are ASC and DESC.

  • Returns
    • BrowseTag[] - An array of BrowseTag. BrowseTag has the following variables: name, path, fullPath, type, dataType, and the following functions: isFolder(), isUDT(), isOPC(), isMemory(), isExpression(), isQuery().
  • Scope
    • All

If called in the gateway scope, a tag provider must be specified.

Code Examples

​ The following script will print out the names of all tags and the tag type:

Example #1
tags = system.tag.browseTagsSimple("", "ASC")
for tag in tags:
print "Name:",, "\tType:", tag.dataType