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Owning VI Property

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: OwningVI

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Generic Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Returns a reference to the VI that owns this object. Close this reference when you are finished using it. The reference this property returns does not keep the VI in memory. If the owning VI is removed from memory, this reference becomes invalid. Use the Open VI Reference function to obtain a reference to a VI that stays in memory until you explicitly close the reference.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
PermissionsRead Only
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read Only)
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Settable when the VI is runningNo
Loads the front panel into memoryNo
Need to authenticate before useNo
Loads the block diagram into memoryNo
Remote access allowedYes


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