Bounds Property

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Short Name: Bounds

Requires: Base Development System

Class: GObject Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Maximum bounding area of the object specified in terms of width and height in pixels.

For a front panel object, this property returns the dimensions of the rectangle enclosing all the visible object components, such as the control, caption, label, graph legends, and so on.

You cannot use this property to change the size of an object. To change the size of an object programmatically, use more specific properties such as Text Width or Plot Area:Size.


Bounds:Area Width

Bounds:Area Height


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
PermissionsRead Only
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read Only)
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


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