Clear Method

NI-VisaNS .NET Class Library Help for Visual Studio 2010

Edition Date: August 2012

Part Number: 370627F-01

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VxiSession Class See Also


Clears a device.

Namespace: NationalInstruments.VisaNS

Assembly: NationalInstruments.VisaNS (in NationalInstruments.VisaNS.dll) Version: 13.0.40.167

Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration)
Public Sub Clear

C#
public void Clear()

Implements

IMessageBasedSession.Clear()

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
VisaException The NI-VISA driver returned an error as a result of calling this method.
DllNotFoundException The NI-VISA driver library cannot be found.
EntryPointNotFoundException A required operation in the NI-VISA driver library cannot be found.
InvalidOperationException Unable to start operation because setup is invalid (due to properties being set to an inconsistent state).
ObjectDisposedException This member is called after the Dispose method is called directly from code or indirectly through a finalizer.

Remarks

This method performs an IEEE 488.1-style clear of the device. For VXI, the Word Serial Clear command is used. For GPIB systems, the Selected Device Clear command is used. For a session to a Serial device or Ethernet socket, if IOProtocol is set to Protocol4882, the device is sent the string "*CLS\n".

See Also

Reference

VxiSession Class

NationalInstruments.VisaNS Namespace

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