Local Project Settings:Set Item Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Set Item

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Project Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Sets an item in the local project settings file.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
SectionYesSpecifies the name of a collection of tag-value pairs that you want to search for, set, get, or delete from a local project settings file.
TagYesSpecifies the name of the item you want to set, get, or delete from the section.
ValueYesSpecifies the value of the item. This input accepts the following data types:
  • String
  • Integer
  • Boolean
  • Path


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data type
Available in Run-Time EngineNo
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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