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Controls[] Property

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Controls[]

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Panel Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Array of references to the controls and indicators on the front panel. The array contains the references in tabbing order.

To view or change the tabbing order of controls and indicators, select Edit»Set Tabbing Order.

Use the To More Generic Class and To More Specific Class functions to cast these references to a class other than the Control class.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
PermissionsRead Only
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read Only)
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
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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