About the Function Tree and Function Tree Editor

The function tree defines the hierarchical structure in which functions of an instrument driver are grouped. Use the Function Tree Editor to create and modify the function tree for an instrument driver.

To invoke the Function Tree Editor, select File»New»Function Tree (*.fp) or File»Open»Function Tree (*.fp). You also can drop a .fp file into the Window Confinement Region of the Workspace window.

When you invoke the Function Tree Editor, a new Function Tree Editor window appears. If you select New to create a new function tree, you see a blank Function Tree Editor window. Right-click the background or select Create»Instrument to create an instrument.

If you select Open to edit an existing function tree, the function tree for the file you selected appears in the window. To edit a function panel, double-click the function in the function tree.

When you right-click an instrument node in the Function Tree Editor, the instrument node context menu appears.

When you right-click a class node in the Function Tree Editor, the class node context menu appears.

When you right-click a function panel window node in the Function Tree Editor, the function panel context menu appears.

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