Save As Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Save As

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Project Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Allows a LabVIEW project to be saved as a different name or to a different location. This method also enables the save operation to copy all of the contents of the project to the new location. If you do not wire data to Items to copy, LabVIEW copies everything to the new location. Otherwise, LabVIEW copies only the items you specify.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
PathYesPath to the project.
Copy contents?NoSpecifies whether to copy all of the contents of the project to the new location.
Items to copyNoSpecifies the items to copy to the new location.


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data typeNo return value
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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