Drag/Drop:Drag Mode Property

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Edition Date: November 2015

Part Number: 372614J-01

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Short Name: DragMode

Requires: Base Development System

Class: MulticolumnListbox Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Sets the default behavior for a drag and drop operation for the control. The settings apply only when the control configured is the source of the drag and drop operation.

Use the Control events for more control over how users drag items within controls.

This property is similar to the Drag Mode item on the shortcut menu of a multicolumn listbox control.


0copy or move—LabVIEW supports both copying and moving data during drag and drop operations.
1copy only—LabVIEW only supports copying data during drag and drop operations.
2move only—LabVIEW only supports moving data during drag and drop operations.


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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