Calling LabVIEW Custom Code Generator VIs during an Incremental Update

TestStand ATML Toolkit 2017 Help

Edition Date: June 2018

Part Number: 374205B-01

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The example located in the <TestStand Public>\Examples\Toolkits\ATMLTDTranslator\Code Generator\LabVIEW directory demonstrates how the ATML TD translator uses custom code generator VIs to incrementally update LabVIEW code modules.

Complete the following steps to use the example.

  1. Complete the steps in the Example LabVIEW Custom Code Generator VIs tutorial to translate <TestStand Public>\Examples\Toolkits\ATMLTDTranslator\Translator\Test Description 1.0\Computer 1.0.xml, which is an ATML TD instance document, to a TestStand sequence file and a set of LabVIEW code modules using the LabVIEW custom code generator VIs.
  2. Select Tools»Configure ATML TD Translator to launch the ATML Test Description Translator Configuration dialog box.
  3. Click the General Settings Tab and enable the Update Sequence File option.
  4. Click the Code Module Settings tab and enable the LabVIEW option.
  5. Click the Browse button next to the Directory that Contains the Custom Code Generator VIs control and browse to <TestStand Public>\Examples\Toolkits\ATMLTDTranslator\Code Generator\LabVIEW.
  6. Click OK to close the ATML Test Description Translator Configuration dialog box.
  7. Close all open sequence files.
  8. Select File»Open File to launch the File Open dialog box.
  9. Browse to <TestStand Public>\Examples\Toolkits\ATMLTDTranslator\Translator\Test Description 1.0\Computer 1.0.xml.
  10. Click Open. The Update Options dialog box launches.
  11. Enable the Use the Selected File to Update option and click the Browse button to select the Computer.seq sequence file you created in the Example LabVIEW Custom Code Generator VIs tutorial. The translator updates the existing sequence file and the LabVIEW code modules it had previously created.

See Also

Example LabVIEW Custom Code Generator VIs

Incrementally Updating a Translated Sequence File

Update Options dialog box

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