Close Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Close

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Project Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Closes a LabVIEW project and all references to all items in the project. This method also closes the Project Explorer window if it is open and closes any VIs that are open in any application instance owned by the project. You also can select File»Close All to close the project and the Project Explorer window.

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


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 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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