Strings And Values [] Property

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Short Name: StringsAndValues[]

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Ring Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Array of clusters containing the strings from which you can select in the ring control and the numeric values for each item. Use the Strings [] property if you do not need to assign specific numeric values to each item.

If you wire the same numeric values to this property, LabVIEW returns an error.

This property is similar to the Labels and Values columns on the Edit Items page of the Ring Properties dialog box.


Name Description
String A string in the ring control.
Value The corresponding value for the string.



The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data typeNo return value
Available in Run-Time EngineYes
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Settable when the VI is runningYes
Loads the front panel into memoryYes
Need to authenticate before useNo
Loads the block diagram into memoryNo
Remote access allowedYes


Refer to the Programmatically Add Ring Items VI in the labview\examples\Controls and Indicators\Ring and Enum directory for an example of using the Strings And Values [] property.


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