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I looked at animations initially but there doesn’t seem to be a way to apply animation control to the Logix_PIDE faceplate, which is why I was looking at the parameter file.
I did go back and look at the page again. I noticed that each of the graphics that the operator clicks on had a “patch” around it. This patch was the area the operator had to click on in order to get the faceplate to appear.
Turns out I could use animation to control who sees that patch based using the
Before applying the animation control, a user in the Operator group would see the orange patch around the control valve (shown in valve_with_patch.png). By applying animation control shown in the expression_editor.png file, I was able to hide the orange patch around the control valve from the operator group (see valve_without_patch.png).