Set Billboard Params Method

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Edition Date: November 2015

Part Number: 372614J-01

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Short Name: SetBillboardParams

Requires: Base Development System

Class: SceneObject Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Sets or updates parameters for billboarding.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
modeNoSpecifies the rotation behavior of the billboard.

AxialThe billboard rotates about the specified axis input to face the viewer.
FullThe billboard rotates freely to face the viewer.
No BillboardingThe billboard does not rotate to face the viewer.
position listNoSpecifies the list of positions to put an instance of the billboard. LabVIEW draws an instance of the billboard at each point in the array.
normalNoSpecifies the vector that describes the front of the billboard when the billboard is not rotated.
axisNoSpecifies the axis around which the billboard rotates if you specify Axial for the modeinput.


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

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


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