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Complete List of New and Changed Options for LabVIEW 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013

LabVIEW 2013 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371361K-01

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Select Tools»Options to display the Options dialog box and select New and Changed from the Category list to display the New and Changed page. Use this page to set new and changed options in this version of LabVIEW.

New and Changed from 2012 to 2013

New Web Server Options

  • Web Service Local DebuggingUse this section to configure access to Web services during debugging sessions.
    Note  After you start a debugging session, changes you make to these settings do not take effect until you restart LabVIEW, if you plan to publish the Web service on a Windows computer or until you restart the target, if you plan to publish the Web service on an RT target.
    • Debug HTTP Port—Specifies the port LabVIEW uses for communication with a Web service during a debugging session. The default is 8001.
    • (Windows) Allow remote connections while debugging—If checked, allows clients on remote connections to access Web services in debugging sessions. Otherwise, clients must connect to the Web service using localhost or 127.0.0.1. This checkbox is checked by default.

New and Changed from 2011 to 2012

New Front Panel Options

  • Tip Strips and Labeling—Use this section to configure front panel tip strips and labels.
    • Default label position: controlsSets the default label position for new controls.
      Note  The label positions available in the pull-down menu describe where the label is in relation to the object. The first part of the label position specifies what side of the object the label is on, and the second part specifies how to align the label along the side of the object you select.
    • Default label position: indicatorsSets the default label position for new indicators.

New Block Diagram Options

  • Tip Strips and Labeling—Use this section to configure block diagram tip strips and labels.
    • Default label position: control terminals and constants—Sets the default label position for new controls and constants.
      Note   The label positions available in the pull-down menu describe where the label is in relation to the object. The first part of the label position specifies what side of the object the label is on, and the second part specifies how to align the label along the side of the object you select.
    • Default label position: indicators—Sets the default label position for new indicators.
    • Default label position: other—Sets the default label position for new objects that are not controls, indicators, or constants.
      Note  This option does not affect the position of labels on wires.
    • Subdiagram labels visible on drop—Displays the subdiagram labels for new structures on the block diagram.
    • Default justification: subdiagram labels—Sets the justification of text in the subdiagram label. The default is the middle of the subdiagram label.

New Environment Options

  • General—Use this section to set general environment options.
    • Separate compiled code from new files—Configures LabVIEW to store compiled code separately from the source file of all new VIs, custom controls, global variables, LabVIEW classes, project libraries, XControls, and statechart libraries.
    • Maximum entries in recent project templates list—Sets the maximum number of items LabVIEW lists below the Create Project button on the Getting Started window.
  • NI Error Reporting—Use this section to set the options for the NI Error Reporting dialog box.
    • Relaunch LabVIEW on crash—Relaunches LabVIEW after you close the Crash Reporter dialog box. LabVIEW relaunches based on how you previously launched LabVIEW, such as by double-clicking the .EXE or passing in command-line arguments.
      Note  LabVIEW cannot relaunch if the total string length of the command-line argument exceeds 255 characters.


      Remove the checkmark from this checkbox if you do not want LabVIEW to restart after an internal LabVIEW error occurs.

New and Changed from 2010 to 2011

New Front Panel Options

Use the Control Style for New VIs section to change the style of the control or indicator LabVIEW creates in new VIs when you right-click a terminal and select Create»Control or Create»Indicator from the shortcut menu. The default is Modern style. Select File»VI Properties and select Editor Options from the Category pull-down menu to change the style of the control or indicator LabVIEW creates in existing VIs.

Note  When you right-click a subVI terminal and select Create»Control or Create»Indicator from the shortcut menu, LabVIEW creates a control or indicator in the style of the subVI front panel object that corresponds to the subVI terminal. When you right-click a control or indicator and select Create»Control or Create»Indicator from the shortcut menu, LabVIEW creates a control or indicator in the style of the control or indicator you right-clicked.

New Environment Options

  • GeneralUse the Separate compiled code from source file for new VIs checkbox to configure LabVIEW to store compiled code separately from the source file of all new VIs that you create.
  • Internal Errors and Warnings—Use this section to set the options for the Internal Warning and Internal Error dialog boxes.
    • Do not notify of internal warnings on exit—Disables the Internal Warning Reporter dialog box so it does not appear when you close LabVIEW after an error has occurred.
      • Automatically send internal warning reports to National Instruments—Disables the Internal Warning Reporter dialog box and automatically sends an internal warning report to National Instruments if an error occurs. This option is available only if the Do not notify of internal warnings on exit checkbox is selected.
    • Close Report Sender dialog when finish sending—Closes the Report Sender dialog box after the error report is finished sending. If an error occurs while sending, the Report Sender dialog box will not automatically close.

New and Changed from 2009 to 2010

New VI Server Options

  • Show VI Scripting Functions, Properties and Methods—Enables VI Scripting functions on the VI Scripting palette and additional VI Server properties and methods.
  • Display Additional VI Scripting information in Context Help—Displays connector pane terminal numbers in the Context Help window.

New and Changed Web Server Options

Note In LabVIEW 2010, you must configure LabVIEW Web services using the Application Web Server. Use the Web Server page of the Options dialog box to configure the Web Server for remote front panels.
  • SSL port— Indicates the TCP/IP port the Web Server uses for SSL-encrypted communication. You cannot enable SSL on the port specified by the HTTP Port option. You must use a unique port for SSL port to enable encrypted communication.

New and Changed Pages

Changed Default Since 2009

  • The default number of steps for the Maximum undo steps per VI option on the Environment page changed from 30 to 99.

 

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