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Short Name: RP.Lock Control
Requires: Full Development System
Class: VI Methods
To Use: Create a method.
Returns control of the front panel to the server and queues any requests from clients to control the front panel. LabVIEW ignores this method if the front panel is already locked.
This method is similar to the Regain Control and Lock Control shortcut menu items on the front panel of a running VI.
The following table lists the characteristics of this method.
|Data type||No return value|
|Available in Run-Time Engine||Yes (Read/Write)|
|Available in Real-Time Operating System||Yes|
|Settable when the VI is running||Yes|
|Loads the front panel into memory||No|
|Need to authenticate before use||No|
|Loads the block diagram into memory||No|
|Remote access allowed||No|
|Must wait until user interface is idle||No|
|Available with control VIs||No|
|Available with global VIs||No|
|Available with strict type definitions||No|
|Available with polymorphic VIs||No|
Refer to the Remote Panel Methods.lvproj in the labview\examples\Data Communication\Remote Panels directory for an example of using the Remote Panel:Lock Control method.