DataSocket VI and Functions

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Owning Palette: Data Communication VIs and Functions

Requires: Base Development System. This topic might not match its corresponding palette in LabVIEW depending on your operating system, licensed product(s), and target.

Use the DataSocket VI and functions to pass data between VIs programmatically.

The VI and functions on this palette can return networking error codes.

Note  LabVIEW 64-bit does not support using DataSocket connections to an OPC server.
Palette ObjectDescription
DataSocket CloseCloses a data connection you specify in connection id.
DataSocket OpenOpens a data connection you specify in URL.
DataSocket ReadDequeues the next available data value from the client-side buffer associated with the connection you specify in connection in and returns the data.
DataSocket Select URLDisplays a dialog box for the user to select a data source and returns the URL to that data.
DataSocket WriteWrites data to the connection you specify in connection in.


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