Application:Default:Data Directory Property

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Short Name: App.DfltDataDir

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Application Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Path to the default data directory.

You can use this directory to store the data files LabVIEW generates, such as .lvm or .txt files. When you install LabVIEW, the installer creates a LabVIEW Data subdirectory in the default file directory for the operating system to help you organize and locate the data files LabVIEW generates.

This property is similar to the Default Data Directory option on the Paths page of the Options dialog box.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
PermissionsRead Only
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read Only)
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Remote access allowedYes


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