Short Name: VariableReference
Requires: Base Development System
Class: ProjectItem Properties
To Use: Create a property.
Returns a reference to the variable the referenced project item references. If the referenced project item is not a variable item, this property returns Not a Refnum. You can use this reference with the Variable properties to configure shared variables programmatically.
|Note You can create, configure, and host shared variables only on Windows or RT targets with the LabVIEW Real Time Module. You can use the DataSocket VI and functions to read or write shared variables from other platforms.|
|Note The LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module supports this property in the Run-Time Engine.|
The following table lists the characteristics of this property.
|Available in Run-Time Engine||Yes|
|Available in Real-Time Operating System||No|
|Settable when the VI is running||No|
|Loads the front panel into memory||No|
|Need to authenticate before use||No|
|Loads the block diagram into memory||No|
|Remote access allowed||Yes|
|Must wait until user interface is idle||No|
|Available with control VIs||No|
|Available with global VIs||No|
|Available with strict type definitions||No|
|Available with polymorphic VIs||No|