Initialize Plot VI

LabVIEW 2013 Robotics Module Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 372983D-01

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Owning Palette: Plots VIs

Requires: Robotics Module

Initializes a 3D object that represents a robotic arm.

Use the Update Plot VI to return a 3D scene that displays the robotic arm. You also can use the Update Plot VI to update the joint angles of the robotic arm in the 3D object.


serial arm in is a reference to a serial robotics arm. Use the Initialize Serial Arm VI to generate this LabVIEW class object.
scale specifies a factor by which to scale the lengths of links in serial arm in. The default is 1, which maintains the defined lengths of the links.
error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.
serial arm out is a reference to a serial robotic arm. You can wire this output to other Robotic Arm VIs.
error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.


Refer to the following VIs for examples of using the Initialize Plot VI:

  • labview\examples\robotics\Robotic Arm\Robot Arm Examples.lvproj
  • labview\examples\robotics\Simulator\Puma560\Puma560 Simulator.lvproj


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