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Short Name: Save.For Previous
Requires: Base Development System
Class: VI Methods
To Use: Create a method.
Saves a copy of the VI that is readable by LabVIEW version 8.0 and later. If you save a password-protected VI for a previous LabVIEW version, you must enter the password. You can enter the password programmatically as an input on the Open VI Reference function.
This method is similar to the LabVIEW Version option on the Save for Previous Version dialog box.
|VI Path||Yes||Path to where you want to save the VI.|
|Warnings||No||Warnings that occurred while saving the VI.|
|Version||No||Version of LabVIEW for which you want to save. Wire the version number, such as 8.6 or 9.0, to the Version input. The default is the immediately previous version.|
The following table lists the characteristics of this method.
|Data type||No return value|
|Available in Run-Time Engine||No|
|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||Yes|
|Available with control VIs||Yes|
|Available with global VIs||Yes|
|Available with strict type definitions||No|
|Available with polymorphic VIs||Yes|