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Create Report Dialog Box

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Requires: Professional System

Click Create Report in the Compare VI Hierarchies dialog box or the Differences dialog box to display this dialog box.

Use this dialog box to save the comparison in a comparison report after comparing VIs or VI hierarchies. The comparison report summarizes the differences between the VIs or VI hierarchies. You can save the report as a text file (.txt), as a web page (.xml), (Windows) or as a Microsoft Word document (.doc). The web page and Microsoft Word reports contain screenshots of the differences on the front panel and block diagram.

This dialog box includes the following components:

  • Report Type—Specifies the type of comparison report you want to create. You can select one of the following types:
    • Web Page—Creates a web page report. LabVIEW saves the report as a .xml document along with a folder that contains all screenshots (.png) and an XML stylesheet (.xsl). You can use the web browser on your machine to open the report.
      Note  (Windows) National Instruments recommends that you use Internet Explorer 6 or later or Firefox 4.0 or later to open the .xml document and view the web page report. (OS X) National Instruments recommends that you use Safari 5.1 or later to view the web page report. (Linux) National Instruments recommends that you use Firefox 4.0 or later to view the web page report.
    • Plain Text—Creates a text report. LabVIEW saves the report as a .txt document.
    • (Windows) Microsoft Word—Creates a Microsoft Word report. LabVIEW saves the report as a .doc document.
      Note  You must have Microsoft Word installed before you create a Microsoft Word report.
  • Path to Save Report—Specifies the path to which you want to save the report. You can browse to a local directory and specify a filename before you save the report.
  • Save—Saves the report to the path you specify.

 

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