The variant data type is a generic container for all other types of data in LabVIEW. When you convert other data to a variant, the variant stores the data and the original data type. Use variant data when it is important to manipulate data independently of data type.
Complete the following steps to convert LabVIEW data to variant data.
After you convert LabVIEW data to variant data, you can add attributes to the data.
You also can convert variant data to LabVIEW data.