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Convert to Auto-populating Folder Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Convert to Auto-populating Folder

Requires: Base Development System

Class: ProjectItem Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Connect this project item to a folder on disk.

This property is similar to the Convert to Auto-populating Folder item on the shortcut menu of a virtual folder in the project.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
PathYesPath to the file you want to add.


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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