Help:Document Path Property

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Help.Path

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Library Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Path or symbolic path to an HTML file (.htm or .html) or compiled help file (.chm or .hlp) to which the LabVIEW project library is linked.

If the path is to a compiled help file, use the Help:Document Tag property to determine the specific topic in that help file.

This property is similar to the Help path text box on the Documentation page of the Project Library Properties dialog box.

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


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read Only)
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemNo
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 definitionsNo
Available with polymorphic VIsNo


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