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Short Name: FP.Open
Requires: Base Development System
Class: VI Methods
To Use: Create a method.
Opens the front panel window. If the front panel is already open, this method changes the state of the front panel window to the state you wire to this method.
Use the Front Panel:Close method to close the front panel window.
You also can use the Front Panel Window:State property to set the state of a front panel window that is already open.
|Activate||No||If FALSE (default), the front panel window does not open as the active window. If TRUE, the front panel window opens as the active window.|
|State||No||Sets the state in which to open the front panel window.
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||Yes|
|Must wait until user interface is idle||No|
|Available with control VIs||Yes|
|Available with global VIs||Yes|
|Available with strict type definitions||No|
|Available with polymorphic VIs||Yes|
Refer to the VI Properties - Front Panel States VI in the labview\examples\Application Control\VI Server\VI Properties directory for an example of using the Front Panel:Open method.