C/C++ DLL Adapter Configuration Dialog Box

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Edition Date: May 2019

Part Number: 370052AA-01

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Select Configure»Adapters, select the C/C++ DLL Adapter in the list control, and click Configure to launch the C/C++ DLL Adapter Configuration dialog box.

The C/C++ DLL Adapter Configuration dialog box contains the following options:

  • Show Function Arguments in Step Description—When you enable this option, the description for a step displays the function and the parameters of the function. When you disable this option, the description displays the function and DLL name.
  • Default Struct Packing—Specifies how the C/C++ DLL Adapter packs structure parameters it passes. Set the packing options to match the default for structure packing in the DLL development environment. The following packing options are available: 1-, 2-, 4-, 8-, and 16-byte boundaries.
    Note  The development environment you use to create DLLs determines the choice for the structure value packing value, as follows:
    • Visual C++ and Symantec C++ have a default of 8-byte packing.
    • LabVIEW, Borland C++, and Watcom C++ have a default of 1-byte packing.
    • For LabWindows/CVI, the default packing can be either 1- or 8-byte, depending on the compatibility mode. For example, in Visual C++ compatibility mode, LabWindows/CVI has a default of 8-byte packing.
  • Version of Visual Studio to Use for Create and Edit Code—The version of Microsoft Visual Studio that the C/C++ DLL Adapter uses to perform Create Code and Edit Code operations.
  • Version of Visual Studio to Use for Debugging—The version of Visual Studio that the C/C++ DLL Adapter uses to debug code modules.

See Also

Type Properties dialog box

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