Remote Panel:Lock Control Method

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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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.

Example

Remarks

The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data typeNo return value
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read/Write)
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Settable when the VI is runningYes
Loads the front panel into memoryNo
Need to authenticate before useNo
Loads the block diagram into memoryNo
Remote access allowedNo
Must wait until user interface is idleNo
Available with control VIsNo
Available with global VIsNo
Available with strict type definitionsNo
Available with polymorphic VIsNo

Example

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.

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