Short Name: GetControlIndexByName
Requires: Base Development System
Class: VI Methods
To Use: Create a method.
Gets the index for the control or indicator of the given name. If the control or indicator for which you want to get an index does not have a terminal on the block diagram, this method returns an error.
|Control Name||Yes||Specifies the name of the control or indicator for which LabVIEW retrieves an index.|
The following table lists the characteristics of this method.
|Available in Run-Time Engine||Yes (Read/Write)|
|Available in Real-Time Operating System||Yes|
|Settable when the VI is running||Yes|
|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||Yes|
|Available with global VIs||Yes|
|Available with strict type definitions||No|
|Available with polymorphic VIs||No|