Set Scaling Mode Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Set Scaling

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Pane Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Sets the scaling mode for objects within the pane.

If you select Scale Single Object, you must wire a valid reference to a front panel control or indicator that the pane owns to Scalable Object. Otherwise, LabVIEW returns an error.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
Scaling ModeYesIndicates the scaling mode.

0No Scaling—Objects do not resize when the pane resizes.
1Scale All Objects—All objects resize when the pane resizes.
2Scale Single Object—A single object resizes when the pane resizes.
Scalable ObjectNoA reference to the object being scaled.


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data typeNo return value
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read/Write)
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Settable when the VI is runningYes
Loads the front panel into memoryYes
Need to authenticate before useYes
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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