Path Too Long To Fit Property

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: PTooLngToFt

Requires: VI Scripting

Class: PathConstant Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Specifies how to display a path that is too long to fit in the path constant. LabVIEW applies the value of this property only if the scrollbar of the constant is hidden.

You also can use the Path too long to fit pull-down menu on the Appearance page of the Properties dialog box to specify how to display long paths.


0Abbreviate path—Replaces part of the path with an ellipsis () to display the beginning and end of the path.
1Clip path—Displays only the part of the path that fits in the constant.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
Available in Run-Time EngineYes
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Settable when the VI is runningYes
Loads the front panel into memoryYes
Need to authenticate before useNo
Loads the block diagram into memoryYes
Remote access allowedYes
Must wait until user interface is idleNo
Available with control VIsYes
Available with global VIsNo
Available with strict type definitionsNo
Available with polymorphic VIsNo


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