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Apply Icon To Existing VI Items Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: ApplyIconToVIs

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Library Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Applies the icon for a library to the icons of all objects in the library. You can use this method to update the icons for objects in a library after you edit the library icon. This method loads member objects of the library into memory if they are not already in memory. Callers might be prompted to provide VI passwords or to save the loaded VIs.


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data typeNo return value
Available in Run-Time EngineNo
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemNo
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
Must wait until user interface is idleYes
Available with control VIsNo
Available with global VIsNo
Available with strict type definitionsNo
Available with polymorphic VIsNo


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