Output:Output Mode Property

NI Signal Generators Help (NI-FGEN 18.1)

Edition Date: April 2018

Part Number: 370524V-01

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Short Name: Output Mode

Property of niFgen

Specifies the output mode the signal generator uses. The output mode you specify determines which VIs and properties you use to configure the waveform the signal generator produces.

Note  You cannot change this property while the device is generating a waveform. If you want to change the device configuration, call the niFgen Abort Generation VI or wait for the generation to complete.
NIFGEN_VAL_OUTPUT_FUNC (0)

Standard Function mode—Generates standard function waveforms such as sine, square, triangle, and so on.

NIFGEN_VAL_OUTPUT_FREQ_LIST (101)

Frequency List mode—Generates a standard function using a list of frequencies you define.

NIFGEN_VAL_OUTPUT_ARB (1)

Arbitrary Waveform mode—Generates waveforms from user-created/provided waveform arrays of numeric data.

NIFGEN_VAL_OUTPUT_SEQ (2)

Arbitrary Sequence mode—Generates downloaded waveforms in an order your specify.

NIFGEN_VAL_OUTPUT_SCRIPT (102)

Script mode—Allows you to use scripting to link and loop multiple waveforms in complex combinations.

Remarks

The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Datatype iL
PermissionsRead/Write
High-level VIs niFgen Configure Output Mode
Channel-based No
ResettableNo

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