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Scaling:Type Property

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Scaling.Type

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Variable Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Gets or sets the type of scaling to perform on a shared variable. To use this property, you must install the LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module.

Valid values are 0 (Linear), 1 (Square Root), 2 (Bitwise), 3 (Invert), and 4 (Custom).

Use a value of 0 or 1 for shared variables with a Data Type of Double, Single, or Integer. Use a value of 2 for shared variables with a Data Type of U32BitField. Use a value of 3 for shared variables with a Data Type of Boolean. Use a value of 4 to perform custom scaling on a shared variable.

This property is similar to the Scale Type option on the Scaling page of the Shared Variable Properties dialog box.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
Available in Run-Time EngineNo
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemNo
Settable when the VI is runningYes
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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