Make Selection From Rect Method

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Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Short Name: MakeSelectionFromRect

Requires: VI Scripting

Class: TopLevelDiagram Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Allows the user to select all objects in a given area of the block diagram.


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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