Format String Property

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Edition Date: November 2015

Part Number: 372614J-01

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Short Name: FormatString

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Digital Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Gets and sets the format of the digital numeric control.

Refer to the valid format specifiers for numeric data types table for information about which format specifiers you can set depending on the data type of the numeric control and the format specifiers syntax elements table for descriptions of the syntax elements.

If you want to format a string to display time, enclose the string with %<>T.

This property is similar to the Format string option on the Display Format page of the Properties dialog box.


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


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