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Owning Palette: Simulator VIs
Requires: Robotics Module
|Note If you call this VI while another instance of the simulator is running, LabVIEW returns error code –310192.|
Use the Stop Simulator Service VI to end the communication session when you finish viewing the simulation.
|step mode specifies how the simulator models real-world behavior at each simulation step.
|timing mode specifies the timing behavior in the simulation environment.
|manifest file specifies the absolute path to the .xml manifest file that defines the simulation instance. If you specify an invalid path, LabVIEW returns error code –310200.|
|enable 3D visualization specifies whether LabVIEW generates a 3D scene of the simulated environment and components defined in the manifest file. The default is TRUE.|
|step size (ms) specifies the rate at which to advance the current time of the simulation and adjust the physical states of components. National Instruments recommends step sizes of 5 to 20 ms. Large step sizes result in less accurate real-world behavior. Smaller step sizes result in a simulation that more accurately models real-world behavior, but they require more processor resources.|
|error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.|
|3D picture refnum specifies a reference to a 3D picture control in which you want to display the simulation. You can wire a reference to a 3D picture control to this input to display the simulation scene on an existing front panel. By default, the simulator displays the simulation in a new window.|
|error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.|
Refer to the following VIs for examples of using the Start Simulator Service VI: