This is the central view for processing field devices for stand-alone use of SIMATIC PDM. The devices configured in HW Config or the process device network view are automatically adopted in the process device plant view and displayed in tabular form with a lot of additional information. In this view, individual field devices can be processed and bulk operations performed for any number of field devices. Numerous system functions of SIMATIC PDM are available in this view. They enable efficient and quick processing of field devices.