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Creating and Editing Subpalette Descriptions

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Create descriptions for subpalettes on the Controls and Functions palettes to describe the purpose and contents of the subpalette and to give users instructions for which items to select. The subpalette description appears in the Context Help window when you move the cursor over the subpalette icon in the Controls and Functions palettes. The description also appears in the Context Help window when you move the cursor over an open area of the subpalette.

Complete the following steps to create and edit the description of a subpalette.

  1. Select Tools»Advanced»Edit Palette Set to display the Edit Controls and Functions Palette Set dialog box.
  2. Right-click the subpalette and select Edit Palette Documentation from the shortcut menu.
  3. Enter or edit a description of the subpalette in the Palette Description text box.
  4. (Optional) Link from the subpalette to an HTML file or compiled help file.
  5. Click the OK button.
  6. Click the Save Changes button in the Edit Controls and Functions Palette Set dialog box to open the Preview Palette Changes dialog box and save the changes.

 

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