DAQmx Trigger (VI)

DAQmx - Data Acquisition VIs and Functions

Edition Date: January 2019

Part Number: 370469AP-01

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Configures triggering for the task. The instances of this polymorphic VI correspond to the trigger and trigger type to configure.

The DAQmx Trigger properties include all triggering options included in this VI, as well as additional triggering options.

Use the pull-down menu to select an instance of this VI.

Start None

Configures the task to start acquiring or generating samples immediately upon starting the task.

DAQmx Start Trigger (None)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Start Digital Edge

Configures the task to start acquiring or generating samples on a rising or falling edge of a digital signal.

DAQmx Start Trigger (Digital Edge)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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source specifies the name of a terminal where there is a digital signal to use as the source of the trigger.

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edge specifies on which edge of the digital signal to start acquiring or generating samples.

Falling (10171)

Start acquiring or generating samples on a falling edge of the digital signal.

Rising (10280)

Start acquiring or generating samples on a rising edge of the digital signal.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Start Digital Pattern

Configures a task to start acquiring or generating samples when a digital pattern is matched.

DAQmx Start Trigger (Digital Pattern)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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source specifies the physical channels to use for pattern matching. The order of the physical channels determines the order of the pattern. If a port is included, the order of the physical channels within the port is in ascending order.

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pattern specifies the digital pattern that must be met for the trigger to occur.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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trigger when specifies the condition under which the trigger occurs.

Pattern Does Not Match (10253)

Trigger when the physical channels do not match the specified pattern.

Pattern Matches (10254)

Trigger when the physical channels match the specified pattern.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Start Analog Edge

Configures the task to start acquiring or generating samples when an analog signal crosses the level you specify.

DAQmx Start Trigger (Analog Edge)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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source is the name of a virtual channel or terminal where there is an analog signal to use as the source of the trigger. For E Series devices, if you use a channel name, the channel must be the first channel in the task. The only terminal you can use for E Series devices is PFI0.

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slope specifies on which slope of the signal to start acquiring or generating samples when the signal crosses level.

Falling (10171)

Start acquiring or generating samples when the signal crosses level on a falling slope.

Rising (10280)

Start acquiring or generating samples when the signal crosses level on a rising slope.

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level specifies at what threshold to start acquiring or generating samples. Specify this value in the units of the measurement or generation. Use slope to specify on which slope to trigger at this threshold.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Start Analog Multi Edge

Configures the task to start acquiring or generating samples when any of the configured analog signals cross the respective levels you specified. Multi-edge triggering treats the configured triggers as if a logical OR is applied.

DAQmx Start Trigger (Analog Multi Edge)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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edge configurations specifies configurations of the analog edges to trigger on.

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source is the name of a virtual channel or terminal where there is an analog signal to use as the source of the trigger. For E Series devices, if you use a virtual channel, it must be the only channel in the task. The only terminal you can use for E Series devices is PFI0.

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slope specifies on which slope of the signal the Reference Trigger occurs.

Falling (10171)

Trigger when the signal crosses level on a falling slope.

Rising (10280)

Trigger when the signal crosses level on a rising slope.

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level specifies at what threshold to trigger. Specify this value in the units of the measurement or generation. Use slope to specify on which slope to trigger at this threshold.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Start Analog Window

Configures the task to start acquiring or generating samples when an analog signal enters or leaves a range you specify.

DAQmx Start Trigger (Analog Window)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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source is the name of a virtual channel or terminal where there is an analog signal to use as the source of the trigger. For E Series devices, if you use a channel name, the channel must be the first channel in the task. The only terminal you can use for E Series devices is PFI0.

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window top is the upper limit of the window. Specify this value in the units of the measurement or generation.

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window bottom is the lower limit of the window. Specify this value in the units of the measurement or generation.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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when specifies whether the task starts measuring or generating samples when the signal enters the window or when it leaves the window. Use window bottom and window top to specify the limits of the window.

Entering Window (10163)

Start acquiring or generating samples when the signal enters the window.

Leaving Window (10208)

Start acquiring or generating samples when the signal leaves the window.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Start Time

Configures the task to start acquiring or generating samples at a specified time.

DAQmx Start Trigger (Time)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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when specifies when to trigger.

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timescale specifies the start trigger timestamp time scale.

Host Time (16126)

Use the host device.

I/O Device Time (16127)

Use the I/O device.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Reference None

Disables reference triggering for the measurement.

DAQmx Reference Trigger (None)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Reference Digital Edge

Configures the task to stop the acquisition when the device acquires all pretrigger samples, detects a rising or falling edge of a digital signal, and acquires all posttrigger samples. When you use a Reference Trigger, the default for the read RelativeTo property is First Pretrigger Sample with a read Offset of 0.

DAQmx Reference Trigger (Digital Edge)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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source specifies the name of a terminal where there is a digital signal to use as the source of the trigger.

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edge specifies on which edge of the digital signal the Reference Trigger occurs.

Falling (10171)

Trigger on a falling edge of the digital signal.

Rising (10280)

Trigger on a rising edge of the digital signal.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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pretrigger samples per channel specifies the minimum number of samples to acquire per channel before recognizing the Reference Trigger. The number of post-trigger samples per channel is equal to number of samples per channel in the DAQmx Timing VI minus pretrigger samples per channel.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Reference Digital Pattern

Configures the task to stop the acquisition when the device acquires all pretrigger samples, matches a digital pattern, and acquires all posttrigger samples. When you use a Reference Trigger, the default for the read RelativeTo property is First PretriggerSample with a read Offset of zero.

DAQmx Reference Trigger (Digital Pattern)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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source specifies the physical channels to use for pattern matching. The order of the physical channels determines the order of the pattern. If a port is included, the order of the physical channels within the port is in ascending order.

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pattern specifies the digital pattern that must be met for the trigger to occur.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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trigger when specifies the condition under which the trigger occurs.

Pattern Does Not Match (10253)

Trigger when the physical channels do not match the specified pattern.

Pattern Matches (10254)

Trigger when the physical channels match the specified pattern.

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pretrigger samples per channel specifies the minimum number of samples to acquire per channel before recognizing the Reference Trigger. The number of post-trigger samples per channel is equal to number of samples per channel in the DAQmx Timing VI minus pretrigger samples per channel.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Reference Analog Edge

Configures the task to stop the acquisition when the device acquires all pretrigger samples; an analog signal reaches the level you specify; and the device acquires all post-trigger samples. When you use a Reference Trigger, the default for the read RelativeTo property is First Pretrigger Sample with a read Offset of 0.

DAQmx Reference Trigger (Analog Edge)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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source is the name of a virtual channel or terminal where there is an analog signal to use as the source of the trigger. For E Series devices, if you use a virtual channel, it must be the only channel in the task. The only terminal you can use for E Series devices is PFI0.

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slope specifies on which slope of the signal the Reference Trigger occurs.

Falling (10171)

Trigger when the signal crosses level on a falling slope.

Rising (10280)

Trigger when the signal crosses level on a rising slope.

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level specifies at what threshold to trigger. Specify this value in the units of the measurement or generation. Use slope to specify on which slope to trigger at this threshold.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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pretrigger samples per channel specifies the minimum number of samples to acquire per channel before recognizing the Reference Trigger. The number of post-trigger samples per channel is equal to number of samples per channel in the DAQmx Timing VI minus pretrigger samples per channel.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Reference Analog Multi Edge

Configures the task to stop the acquisition when the device acquires all pretrigger samples; any of the configured analog signals cross the respective levels you specified; and the device acquires all post-trigger samples. When you use a Reference Trigger, the default for the read RelativeTo property is First Pretrigger Sample with a read Offset of 0. Multi-edge triggering treats the specified triggers as if a logical OR is applied.

DAQmx Reference Trigger (Analog Multi Edge)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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edge configurations specifies configurations of the analog edges to trigger on.

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source is the name of a virtual channel or terminal where there is an analog signal to use as the source of the trigger. For E Series devices, if you use a virtual channel, it must be the only channel in the task. The only terminal you can use for E Series devices is PFI0.

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slope specifies on which slope of the signal the Reference Trigger occurs.

Falling (10171)

Trigger when the signal crosses level on a falling slope.

Rising (10280)

Trigger when the signal crosses level on a rising slope.

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level specifies at what threshold to trigger. Specify this value in the units of the measurement or generation. Use slope to specify on which slope to trigger at this threshold.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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pretrigger samples per channel specifies the minimum number of samples to acquire per channel before recognizing the Reference Trigger. The number of post-trigger samples per channel is equal to number of samples per channel in the DAQmx Timing VI minus pretrigger samples per channel.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Reference Analog Window

Configures the task to stop the acquisition when the device acquires all pretrigger samples; an analog signal enters or leaves a range you specify; and the device acquires all post-trigger samples. When you use a Reference Trigger, the default for the read RelativeTo property is First Pretrigger Sample with a read Offset of 0.

DAQmx Reference Trigger (Analog Window)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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source is the name of a virtual channel or terminal where there is an analog signal to use as the source of the trigger. For E Series devices, if you use a virtual channel, it must be the only channel in the task. The only terminal you can use for E Series devices is PFI0.

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window top is the upper limit of the window. Specify this value in the units of the measurement or generation.

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window bottom is the lower limit of the window. Specify this value in the units of the measurement or generation.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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when specifies whether the Reference Trigger occurs when the signal enters the window or when it leaves the window. Use window bottom and window top to specify the limits of the window.

Entering Window (10163)

Trigger when the signal enters the window.

Leaving Window (10208)

Trigger when the signal leaves the window.

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pretrigger samples per channel specifies the minimum number of samples to acquire per channel before recognizing the Reference Trigger. The number of post-trigger samples per channel is equal to number of samples per channel in the DAQmx Timing VI minus pretrigger samples per channel.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Advance None

(Deprecated) Disables advance triggering for the task.

DAQmx Advance Trigger (None)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

Advance Digital Edge

(Deprecated) Configures a switch task to advance to the next entry in a scan list on a rising or falling edge of a digital signal.

DAQmx Advance Trigger (Digital Edge)

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task/channels in is the name of the task or a list of virtual channels to which the operation applies. If you provide a list of virtual channels, NI-DAQmx creates a task automatically.

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source specifies the name of a terminal where there is a digital signal to use as the source of the trigger.

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edge specifies on which edge of a digital signal to advance to the next entry in the scan list.

Falling (10171)

Advance to the next scan list entry on a falling edge of the digital signal.

Rising (10280)

Advance to the next scan list entry on a rising edge of the digital signal.

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error in describes error conditions that occur before this VI or function runs. The default is no error. If an error occurred before this VI or function runs, the VI or function passes the error in value to error out. If an error occurs while this VI or function runs, the VI or function runs normally and sets its own error status in error out. Use the Simple Error Handler or General Error Handler VIs to display the description of the error code. Use error in and error out to check errors and to specify execution order by wiring error out from one node to error in of the next node.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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task out is a reference to the task after this VI or function runs. If you wired a channel or list of channels to task/channels in, NI-DAQmx creates this task automatically.

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error out contains error information. If error in indicates that an error occurred before this VI or function ran, error out contains the same error information. Otherwise, error out describes the error status that this VI or function produces. Right-click the error out indicator on the front panel and select Explain Error from the shortcut menu for more information about the error.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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