Make Space Method

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Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: MakeSpace

Requires: VI Scripting

Class: AbstractDiagram Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Move objects out in the specified direction to make space in a given location. The top and left of the Rectangle specify the position in which to create space. The width and height of the Rectangle specify how much space to create.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
RectYesDescribes the bounding rectangle of the selection.
  • left—Horizontal coordinate of the left edge of the rectangle.
  • right—Horizontal coordinate of the right edge of the rectangle.
  • top—Vertical coordinate of the top edge of the rectangle.
  • bottom—Vertical coordinate of the bottom edge of the rectangle.


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data typeNo return value
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read/Write)
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
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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