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Save For Previous Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Save For Previous

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Project Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Saves a copy of the LabVIEW project that is readable by LabVIEW 8.0 and later. This method is similar to the LabVIEW Version selection in the Save for Previous Version dialog box.

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


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
PathYesPath to the directory where you want to save the LabVIEW project.
VersionNoVersion of LabVIEW for which you want to save. Wire the version number, such as 8.6 or 9.0, to the Version input. The default is the immediately previous version.


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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