Creating Shared Variables

LabVIEW 2018 Help


Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Complete the following steps to create a shared variable.

Note  You must have a project open to create a shared variable.
  1. Right-click a target, project library, or folder within a project library in the Project Explorer window.
    Note  If you right-click a target or a folder that is not inside a project library and select New»Variable from the shortcut menu, LabVIEW places the shared variable inside a new project library.
  2. Select New»Variable from the shortcut menu. The Shared Variable Properties dialog box opens.
  3. Use this dialog box to configure the shared variable.
  4. Click the OK button to create the shared variable.

After you create a shared variable, choose the method of reading and writing shared variables that best fits your application needs.

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