Save:Instrument Method

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Edition Date: November 2015

Part Number: 372614J-01

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Short Name: Save.Instrument

Requires: Base Development System

Class: VI Methods

To Use: Create a method.

Saves a VI that is not currently running and synchronizes the VI with the edited version in other application instances before saving.

This method is similar to the Save item on the File menu.

Note  If you use this method to save a VI that is currently running, LabVIEW returns error 1507.


Data typeNameRequiredDescription
Path to saved fileNoDesignate the path of the VI file. The default is to the current location.
Save a CopyNoIf FALSE, change the location of the VI, including references of callers, before saving. If TRUE, a new copy of the VI is saved to the location. The default is FALSE.
Without DiagramNoSave the VI without the block diagram. The default is FALSE.


The following table lists the characteristics of this method.

Data typeNo return value
Available in Run-Time EngineNo
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
Must wait until user interface is idleYes
Available with control VIsYes
Available with global VIsYes
Available with strict type definitionsNo
Available with polymorphic VIsYes


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