Lock Property

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Edition Date: November 2015

Part Number: 372614J-01

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Short Name: Lock

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Text Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Locks the label or caption to the owning control, indicator, or terminal. You cannot set this property on text fields that are not labels or captions, such as Boolean text, numeric text, free labels, and so on.

This property is similar to the Lock Label option in the shortcut menu.

Note  You cannot lock labels to wires.

You can use the Position:Left and Position:Top properties to move a label programmatically. You also can use the Move to Default Location method to return the label to its default position programmatically.


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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