Get Type Information VI

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Edition Date: November 2015

Part Number: 372614J-01

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Owning Palette: Data Type Parsing VIs

Requires: Base Development System

Retrieves data type information from the data type stored in Variant.

Variant specifies the variant data from which you want to retrieve data type information.
error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.
Type returns the data type stored in Variant.
Name returns the name of the data type stored in Variant.
Type Definition returns TRUE when the data type stored in Variant is an instance of a type definition.
Note  To determine whether the data type in Variant is an instance of a type definition or contains a data type which is an instance of a type definition, you also can use the Is or Contains Type Definition VI.
error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.
Type Definition Info returns the type definition information only if Type Definition is TRUE.
Name returns the name of the type definition.
Timestamp returns the timestamp of the last edit to the .ctl file if the data type stored in Variant is an instance of a strict type definition. Otherwise, Timestamp returns 0.

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