Disabled Property

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Disabled

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Control Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Indicates whether you can operate the control.

This property is similar to Advanced»Enabled State item on the shortcut menu of a front panel control or indicator and to the Enabled State option on the Appearance page of the Properties dialog box.


0Enabled—The user can operate the object.
1Disabled—The object appears as normal on the front panel, but the user cannot operate the object.
2Disabled and Grayed Out—The object appears dimmed on the front panel, and the user cannot operate the object.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
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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