String Properties

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Inherits from Generic»GObject»Control. View the class hierarchy.

PropertyDescription
Allow DraggingIf TRUE, LabVIEW starts a drag and drop operation when you use the Operating tool to drag text from this control. Details
Allow DroppingIf TRUE, the control automatically accepts text dragged to it, including the LV_TEXT data type from drag and drop events. The LV_TEXT data type is of type string. If FALSE, LabVIEW does not automatically accept any drops, including from the operating system, at run time. LabVIEW returns error 1157 if you set this property on an indicator. Details
Default ValueGets or sets the default value of the string control. Details
Display Format Visible?Gets or sets the visibility of the display format for the string control. Details
Display StyleSets the display style of a string object. Valid values include 0 (normal), 1 (backslash '\' codes), 2 (password), and 3 (hex). You cannot write to this property when the referenced string control has key focus. Details
Enable WrappingIf FALSE, disables word wrapping, wrapping only at line breaks instead. Details
Horizontal Scrollbar VisibleIf TRUE, displays a horizontal scroll bar. Details
Limit To Single Line?If TRUE, the user cannot enter a carriage return in the control or indicator. However, the user can copy the first line of a string and paste it in the string control or indicator. Details
SizeWidth and height in pixels of the frame around the text area of the string control. Details
Size:HeightHeight of the frame around the text area of the string control in pixels. Details
Size:WidthWidth of the frame around the text area of the string control in pixels. Details
TextReference to the text inside the string control. Details
Update While Typing?Updates the value of a string as the user enters characters instead of waiting until the user presses the <Enter> key or otherwise ends text entry. Details
ValueValue of string control. Details
Value (Signaling)Sets the value of the control and generates a Value Change event. Details
Vertical Scrollbar VisibleIf TRUE, displays a vertical scroll bar. Details

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