Run-Time Menu Path Property

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Short Name: RT Menu Path

Requires: Base Development System

Class: VI Properties

To Use: Create a property.

When read, this property returns the run-time menu path of the VI. When written, this property updates the run-time menu path of the VI. If the VI is running when you write this property, it updates the menu with data from the new path.

Use this property to programmatically specify the path for a run-time menu (.rtm) file. This is useful if you are developing multilingual applications and you want to switch menus for each language programmatically.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
Available in Run-Time EngineYes
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
Must wait until user interface is idleNo
Available with control VIsNo
Available with global VIsNo
Available with strict type definitionsNo
Available with polymorphic VIsNo


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