Short Name: Create from Reference
Requires: VI Scripting
Class: VI Methods
To Use: Create a method.
Creates a constant or control using a constant or control reference as a template.
|Source Object Reference||No||A reference to the object you want to duplicate on the target VI. If you use this parameter, you do not need to wire the type descriptor and style fields.|
|Position||No||Specifies the position where you want to create the constant or control.|
|New Object Reference||Yes||The reference to the constant or control you create.|
|Make Names Unique||No||Determines whether to make the name of the constant or control unique. Make Names Unique does not rename the constant or control if a constant or control with that name already exists.|
The following table lists the characteristics of this method.
|Data type||No return value|
|Available in Run-Time Engine||No|
|Available in Real-Time Operating System||No|
|Settable when the VI is running||No|
|Loads the front panel into memory||Yes|
|Need to authenticate before use||No|
|Loads the block diagram into memory||Yes|
|Remote access allowed||Yes|
|Must wait until user interface is idle||No|
|Available with control VIs||Yes|
|Available with global VIs||Yes|
|Available with strict type definitions||Yes|
|Available with polymorphic VIs||No|