Navigate Tree:Get Next Item Method

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Short Name: Navigate Tree.Get Next

Requires: Base Development System

Class: TreeControl Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Returns the tag of the first item after an item at the same level in the hierarchy. If no items exist after the item at the same level in the hierarchy, the method returns an empty string.



Data typeNameRequiredDescription
TagNoUnique tag of the item above the item whose tag you want to obtain. The default is an empty string, which returns the topmost item in the tree control. If the tree control contains no items, the method returns an empty string.


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data type
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read/Write)
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Settable when the VI is runningYes
Loads the front panel into memoryNo
Need to authenticate before useNo
Loads the block diagram into memoryNo
Remote access allowedYes


Refer to the Setting Custom Tree Item Symbols VI in the labview\examples\Controls and Indicators\Tree directory for an example of using the Navigate Tree:Get Next Item method.


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