ImportVIStrings 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)

Imports the following strings about VI and LabVIEW front panel objects from 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).


object.ImportVIStrings(stringFile, [interactive], [logFile])


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.
interactiveBooleanIf TRUE, the user can see the file dialog box to select the name of the VI strings file. The default is FALSE.
logFileStringPath of the log file created to list errors that occurred while importing VI strings from a tagged text file. The default is no logging.

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