Company Events Academic Community Support Solutions Products & Services Contact NI MyNI

OpenFrontPanel Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

»View Product Info

Requires: Base Development System

Class: VI Methods (ActiveX)

Opens the LabVIEW front panel window. If the front panel is already open, this method changes the state of the front panel window to the state you wire to this method. Use the CloseFrontPanel method to close the front panel window.

You also can use the FPState property to set the state of a front panel window that is already open.


object.OpenFrontPanel([activate], [state])


activateBooleanIf TRUE (default), the front panel window opens as the active window.
stateFPStateEnumSets the state in which to open the front panel window.

Return Value



Your Feedback! poor Poor  |  Excellent excellent   Yes No
 Document Quality? 
 Answered Your Question? 
Add Comments 1 2 3 4 5 submit