Graphics & Sound VIs

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Owning Palette: Programming VIs and Functions

Requires: Base Development System. This topic might not match its corresponding palette in LabVIEW depending on your operating system, licensed product(s), and target.

Use the Graphics & Sound VIs to create custom displays, import and export data from graphics files, and play sounds.

Palette ObjectDescription
Beep (Mac OS X, Linux)Causes the system to issue an audible tone.

LabVIEW ignores the parameters of this VI. They appear on Mac OS X and Linux for compatibility reasons.

Note  (Windows) This VI ships on the Windows platform for compatibility reasons only and does not appear on any Functions palette. Use the Beep VI on Windows, found on the Graphics & Sound palette, to build VIs that incorporate the beep sound on Windows.
Beep (Windows)Causes the system to issue an audible tone. (Windows Vista 64-bit) This VI might not work correctly if use system alert? is FALSE.

3D Graph Properties VIsUse the 3D Graph Properties VIs to create 3D data displays.
3D Picture Control VIsUse the 3D Picture Control VIs to display graphical representations of objects in 3D scenes.
Graphics Formats VIsUse the Graphics Formats VIs to retrieve or store image data in BMP, JPEG, or PNG image files.
Picture Functions VIsUse the Picture Functions VIs to create visual representations of data. Many of these picture VIs use clusters to define points and rectangles. The VIs related to drawing text use clusters and enumerations to describe the font choice and the positioning of the text.
Picture Plots VIsUse the Picture Plots VIs to create graphical representations of data.
Sound VIsUse the Sound VIs to play sounds.


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