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Description Property

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Desc

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Control Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Description of the front panel object that appears in the Context Help window when you move the cursor over the object and in VI documentation you generate.

You can format the text in the description to appear bold in the Context Help window.

If you want to display a carriage return in the Context Help window, you must separate paragraphs with two carriage returns

This property is similar to the VI description text box on the Documentation page of the VI Properties dialog box.

Remarks

The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
PermissionsRead/Write
Available in Run-Time EngineYes
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Settable when the VI is runningYes
Loads the front panel into memoryNo
Need to authenticate before useNo
Loads the block diagram into memoryNo
Remote access allowedYes
Must wait until user interface is idleNo
Available with control VIsNo
Available with global VIsNo
Available with strict type definitionsYes
Available with polymorphic VIsNo

 

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