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Add Ability Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Add Ability

Requires: Base Development System

Class: XInterfaceLibrary Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Creates a new ability of the specified type.

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


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
NameYesName of the ability you want to create.
VI PathNoIf VI Path is specified, an existing VI is used for the ability, if not, a new VI is created for the ability.
FolderNoCreates the ability in the specified folder.


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


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