Report Generation Functions and Sequences

TestStand 2019 Help

Edition Date: May 2019

Part Number: 370052AA-01

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When you want to customize report generation for a test station, modify the default report generator process model plug-in or create a new report generator process model plug-in.

To modify an installed default process model plug-in, copy all files from the <TestStand>\Components\Models\TestStandModels directory and <TestStand>\Components\Models\ModelPlugins\NI_ReportGenerator.seq to the <TestStand Public>\Components\Models\TestStandModels and <TestStand Public>\Components\Models\ModelPlugins directories and make changes to the copied files. Rename the files after you modify them if you want to create a separate custom model plug-in to prevent the copied model plug-in from overwriting the default plug-in.

Notes Notes
  • If you modify any process model or process model plug-in types, open and save all the process models and process model plug-ins that use the modified types to ensure you avoid a type conflict.
  • If you do not rename the files and you use the files in a future version of TestStand, changes National Instruments makes to the component might not be compatible with the modified version of the component. Storing new and customized files in the <TestStand Public> directory ensures that new installations of the same version of TestStand do not override the customizations and ensures that uninstalling TestStand does not remove the files you customize.

See Also

Copying Read-Only Files to Modify

Default Report Generator Process Model Plug-in Sequences that Generate Reports

Default Process Model Sequences and Functions for Generating Step Results

Model Callbacks You Can Override to Alter Report Generation

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