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Short Name: Lock State.Set
Requires: Base Development System
Class: VI Methods
To Use: Create a method.
Sets the lock state of a VI. If interactive is FALSE (default), you can use password to either unlock a password-protected VI or set the password of an unprotected VI. If interactive is TRUE, LabVIEW ignores password and displays a dialog box that prompts you to change the lock state.
|Lock State||Yes||Specifies the level of editing permission of the VI.
|Interactive||No||Specifies whether to display a dialog box that prompts you to change the lock state. The default is FALSE.|
|Password||No||If lock state is Password-protected, password is the new password. If you are changing lock state from Password-protected, password is the old password. The default is an empty string.|
|Put in Cache||No||If Lock State is Password-protected, Put in Cache specifies whether to place the new password in the cache. The default is FALSE.|
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|