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LongName Property

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: LongName

Requires: Base Development System

Class: LVClassPropDefFolder Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Returns the long name of the property. The long name appears in a Property Node if you choose to display long names.

If the long name contains a colon, LabVIEW creates a submenu. The name to the left of the colon is the main menu item, and the name to the right of the colon is the submenu item. LabVIEW allows for multiple submenus.


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 definitionsNo
Available with polymorphic VIsNo


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