Recently Opened:LV Files Method

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Short Name: RecentOpen.LV Files

Requires: VI Scripting

Class: Application Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Gets the list of most recently used files from LabVIEW and displays the paths and filenames. This method returns the same list as if you selected File»Recent Files.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
Recently Opened File PathsYesReturns the list of file paths.
Recently Opened File NamesYesReturns the list of filenames.


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data typeNo return value
Available in Run-Time EngineNo
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemNo
Remote access allowedNo


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