VI Description Property

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Edition Date: November 2015

Part Number: 372614J-01

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Short Name: Desc

Requires: Base Development System

Class: VI Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Description of the VI that appears in the Context Help window when you move the cursor over the VI icon and in VI documentation you generate.

This property is similar to the VI Description text box on the Documentation page of the VI Properties dialog box. You can format the text in the description to appear bold in the Context Help window.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read Only)
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 idleNo
Available with control VIsYes
Available with global VIsYes
Available with strict type definitionsNo
Available with polymorphic VIsYes


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