List DataPlugins VI

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Owning Palette: Manage DataPlugins VIs

Requires: Base Development System

Lists all DataPlugins registered on the local computer. You also can use this VI to search for a DataPlugin that exists on the local computer.

Note  Use the Register DataPlugin VI to register DataPlugins on the local computer.


DataPlugin name specifies the name of the DataPlugin you want to search for. If you do not wire data to this input or if you wire an empty string to this input, this VI lists all DataPlugins registered on the local computer.
file extension specifies the file extension of a DataPlugin.
error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.
DataPlugin information returns information about each DataPlugin.
name returns the name of the DataPlugin.
version returns the version information of the DataPlugin.
type returns the type of the DataPlugin. This information indicates the programming language in which the DataPlugin was created.
read-only? indicates whether the DataPlugin is a read-only DataPlugin.
extensions returns the file extensions you can use with this DataPlugin.
error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.


Refer to the Manage DataPlugins VI in the labview\examples\File IO\DataPlugins\General directory for an example of using the List DataPlugins VI.


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