Adding Symbols to Listboxes and Tree Controls

LabVIEW 2018 Help


Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Complete the following steps to add symbols to a listbox or tree control.

  1. Add one of the following controls to the front panel window:

    • Listbox

    • Tree control

  2. Use the Labeling tool and enter text into the listbox or tree control.
  3. Right-click the control and select Visible Items»Symbols from the shortcut menu.
  4. Right-click an item in the listbox or tree control, select Item Symbol from the shortcut menu, and select the symbol you want.
Note  In a multicolumn listbox, LabVIEW adds the symbol to the first column.

You also can use the Item Symbols property to add symbols to a listbox programmatically.

You also can use the TreeControl, ListBox, and MulticolumnListbox methods to customize item symbols in a tree control or listbox.

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