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Connect Wire Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: Connect Wire

Requires: VI Scripting

Class: Terminal Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Connects a wire to the terminal. The wire source can be either another terminal or a node.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
Wire SourceYesThe original source of the wire.
Auto Wire?NoIf auto-wiring is TRUE, a compatible source terminal is chosen automatically from the source node. You can use auto-wiring only if the source is a node.
Wiring SpecsNoA 2D array of strings that specify the names of the source and sink terminal pairs. You can use wiring specs only if the source is a node.
Auto Route?NoIf TRUE, LabVIEW automatically finds the best path for the wire.


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data typeNo return value
Available in Run-Time EngineNo
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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