Mass Compile Method

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Short Name: Mass Compile

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Application Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Loads and compiles VIs in a directory, including VIs in subdirectories, for the specified application instance.

This method is similar to the Mass Compile option in the Mass Compile dialog box.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
Directory to CompileYesSpecifies the directory where the mass compile should begin.
Log File PathNoSpecifies a file path where results of the mass compile should be placed. The default is no file.
Append to Log FileNoSpecifies whether results should be appended to the log file. The default is FALSE.
Number of VIs to CacheNoSpecifies the number of VIs that should be allowed to remain in memory during the mass compile. The default is none.
Reload LVSBsNoIf TRUE, causes CINs in VIs to be ignored and the application to search for them. Useful when a large number of CINs have been recompiled and need to be reloaded. The default is FALSE.
User StoppedNoIndicates whether the user stopped the mass compile operation.


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data typeNo return value
Available in Run-Time EngineNo
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Remote access allowedYes


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