ExportVIStrings Method

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Requires: Base Development System

Class: VI Methods (ActiveX)

Exports the following strings about VI and LabVIEW front panel objects to a tagged text file: VI name and description, object caption labels, object free labels, default data (string, table, path, and array default data), private data (listbox item names, table row and column headers, graph plot names, graph cursor names, graph annotation names, and tab control page captions), and polymorphic VI data (instance names in the polymorphic VI and selector shortcut menus).

Syntax

object.ExportVIStrings(stringFile, [interactive], [logFile], [captions], [diagram])

Parameters

NameTypeDescription
stringFileStringPath of the VI strings file including the filename. If you do not enter a filename, set interactive to TRUE so the user can set the VI strings filename.
interactiveBooleanSpecifies whether to display the file dialog box to select the name of the VI strings file. The default value is FALSE.
logFileStringPath of the log file created to list errors that occurred while exporting VI strings to a tagged text file. The default is no logging.
captionsBooleanSpecifies whether control captions should be automatically created. The default value is FALSE.
diagramBooleanSpecifies whether to export block diagram strings. The default value is FALSE.

Return Value

none

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