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Getting Started with the MathScript RT Module

LabVIEW 2012 MathScript RT Module Help

Edition Date: June 2012

Part Number: 373123C-01

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This topic includes links to topics you might find useful to get started with the MathScript RT Module.

Introduction to the MathScript RT Module

If you are new to LabVIEW MathScript, refer to the following topics for an introduction to the MathScript environment:

Implementing Code with MathScript

LabVIEW MathScript allows you to import your existing .m files, develop applications with built-in functions, design your own custom functions, and deploy your code to real-time hardware. Refer to the following topics for information about tasks you can perform with MathScript.

What to Use

Working with User-Defined Functions

Running MathScripts from the Block Diagram

Running MathScripts from the LabVIEW MathScript Window

Plotting Data with MathScript

MathScript on Real-Time Targets

Built-In MathScript Functions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I know what operators to use in the LabVIEW MathScript Window and the MathScript Node?

A: Refer to the list of operators for information about using operators to write functions and scripts.

Q: How can I fix a warning glyph () in the MathScript Node?

A: The warning glyphs topic provides information about how warning glyphs affect the MathScript Node and how to resolve them.

Q: What data types can I use with MathScript?

A: Refer to the list of MathScript data types for more information about supported data types.

Q: How do I set the path to call the .m files in my scripts?

A: Refer to the search path recommendations page for information about setting the path to call .m files in the MathScript environment.

Q: Can I use structures and cell arrays to organize data in my MathScripts?

A: Yes. LabVIEW supports using structures and cell arrays in the LabVIEW MathScript Window and the MathScript Node. The structures topic and the cell arrays topic provide information about how to define these data types. Refer to the topic on passing data for more information about how to use these data types with the MathScript Node.

Q: How can I save data to files or load data from files?

A: Refer to the saving and loading data instructions for more information about using the LabVIEW MathScript Window to save data to files and load data from files.

Q: How can I import data to MathScript and export data from MathScript?

A: Refer to the sharing data topic for more information about how to move data between MathScript and other applications.


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