Explain Changes Dialog Box

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Requires: Base Development System

The Save changes before closing dialog box appears when you make changes to a VI and attempt to close the VI without saving. Click List unsaved changes in the Save changes before closing dialog box to display the Explain Changes dialog box. You also can display this dialog box by selecting File»VI Properties, selecting General from the Category pull-down menu, and clicking the List Unsaved Changes button.

This dialog box includes the following components:

  • VI list—Lists the VIs that have unsaved changes.
  • Path—Lists the path on disk of the selected VI.
    Note   You can use the Path text box to distinguish between VIs that have the same name.
  • Changes—Lists each of the unsaved changes in the selected VI.
  • Change details—Provides detailed information about the highlighted change and its effect on the execution of the VI.

You also can use the Modifications:Block Diagram Mods Bitset, Modifications:Front Panel Mods Bitset, or Modifications:VI Modifications Bitset properties to determine programmatically whether changes were made to the VI since it was last saved or opened.


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