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Open URL in Default Browser VI

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Requires: Base Development System

Displays a URL or HTML file in the default Web browser. If the URL or path you wire to this VI contains a space character, the VI encodes the space as %20 before displaying the URL or HTML file in the Web browser. Wire data to the URL input to determine the polymorphic instance to use or manually select the instance.

(Real-Time Module) You cannot use this VI in VIs that run on RT targets.

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

Open URL in Default Browser (string)

URL is the URL you want to display in the default Web browser. For example, wire http://www.site.com/report.html to this input to display the HTML file report.html on the Web Server www.site.com in the browser.
error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.
URL out is the URL displayed in the Web browser.
error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.

Open URL in Default Browser (path)

path is the path to the HTML file you want to display in the default Web browser. If the path is relative, the VI interprets the path as relative to the application directory, such as the labview directory or the directory containing the stand-alone application.
error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.
URL out is the URL displayed in the Web browser.
error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.

 

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