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Add File Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: AddFile

Requires: Base Development System

Class: ProjectItem Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Adds a file at the specified path to the LabVIEW project with the referenced project item as the parent. You also can use the Project Explorer window to add a file to a project.

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



Data typeNameRequiredDescription
PathYesPath to the file you want to add.


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


Refer to the Add Files to Project VI in the labview\examples\Application Control\VI Server\Manipulating Projects directory for an example of using the Add File method.


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