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Library Tag:Get Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Get Lib Tag

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Library Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Retrieves a tag set on the LabVIEW project library.

Note  The LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module supports this method in the Run-Time Engine.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
tag nameYesSpecifies the name of the tag on the project library.
item refNoContains a reference to the project library.
valueYesReturns the value of the tag.
is persistentYesReturns TRUE if you save the tag when you save the project library.


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data type
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read/Write)
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 idleNo
Available with control VIsNo
Available with global VIsNo
Available with strict type definitionsNo
Available with polymorphic VIsNo


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