niFgen Send Software Edge Trigger VI

NI Signal Generators Help (NI-FGEN 18.1)

Edition Date: April 2018

Part Number: 370524V-01

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Installed With: NI-FGEN

Sends a command to trigger the signal generator. This VI can act as an override for an external edge trigger.

Note  This VI does not override external digital edge triggers of the NI 5401/5411/5431.

niFgen Send Software Edge Trigger


Instrument Handle identifies your instrument session.

Instrument Handle is obtained from the niFgen Initialize VI, niFgen Initialize With Options VI, or the niFgen Initialize With Channels VI.


Trigger specifies the type of software trigger to send. You can select Start Trigger or Script Trigger.

Default value: Start Trigger


Trigger ID specifies the Script Trigger to use for triggering.

Default value: None


error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.

Default value: no error


Instrument Handle Out passes a reference to your instrument session to the next VI.


error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.


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