Active Cell:Active Cell Property

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Edition Date: November 2015

Part Number: 372614J-01

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Short Name: ActiveCell

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Table Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Sets the row and column of the active cell(s).


Name Description
Row Sets the row(s) of the active cell(s). Possible values are 0…n, where n is the total number of rows - 1. Enter –2 to select all rows.
Column Sets the column(s) of the active cell(s). Possible values are 0…m, where m is the total number of columns - 1. Enter –2 to select all columns. Enter –1 to select the column header.

The following table lists example values for this property.

–20Selects all cells of the first column, including the column header.
–2–2Selects all rows and columns, including column headers.
–10Selects the header of the first column.
–1–2Selects the headers of all columns.


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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