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Distribute Selection Method

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: DistributeSelection

Requires: VI Scripting

Class: TopLevelDiagram Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Distributes selected objects.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
DistributeTypeYesSpecifies the distribution of the objects. Select from the following:
  • Top Edges
  • Vertical Centers
  • Bottom Edges
  • Vertical Gap
  • Vertical Compress
  • Left Edges
  • Horizontal Centers
  • Right Edges
  • Horizontal Gap
  • Horizontal Compress


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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