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Digital Pattern Help

Edition Date: May 2018

Part Number: 375145e

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Documentation for the Digital Pattern Instrument, NI-Digital Pattern Driver, and Digital Pattern Editor is available from the Start menu by navigating to NI Digital Pattern Documentation in the National Instruments. The documentation set is composed of the following documents:

  • Digital Pattern Instrument, NI-Digital Pattern Driver, and Digital Pattern Editor Readme—Contains information about the Digital Pattern Instrument, the NI-Digital Pattern Driver, and the Digital Pattern Editor, including where to go for support, supported hardware, system requirements, operating systems, known issues, and legal notices.
  • Digital Pattern Help (this file)—Contains information about using the Digital Pattern Editor with a Digital Pattern Instrument and NI-Digital Pattern Driver software for digital testing of semiconductors, or devices under test (DUTs). Includes references for the NI-Digital Pattern Driver VIs and properties, the NI-Digital C functions and attributes, and the NI-Digital Pattern .NET Class Library.
  • PXIe-6570 Getting Started Guide—Contains information about installing, configuring, and testing the PXIe-6570.
  • PXIe-6570 Specifications—Lists technical specifications for the PXIe-6570.
  • PXIe-6571 Getting Started Guide—Contains information about installing, configuring, and testing the PXIe-6571.
  • PXIe-6571 Specifications—Lists technical specifications for the PXIe-6571.

Digital pattern instrument manuals also are available as PDFs. You must have Adobe Reader installed to view the PDFs. Refer to the Adobe Systems Incorporated website at www.adobe.com to download the latest version of Adobe Reader.

Note Note   Refer to the NI Product Manuals Library at ni.com/manuals for the most recent documentation resources.

You may also find the following documents helpful as you use and program the digital pattern instrument:

  • LabVIEW Help - Contains information about LabVIEW programming concepts, step-by-step instructions for using LabVIEW, and reference information about LabVIEW VIs, functions, palettes, menus, and tools. The lvhelp.chm file is located in <Program Files>\National Instruments\<LabVIEW>\help.
  • NI DC Power Supplies and SMUs Help - Contains information about fundamental and advanced concepts necessary for using NI power supplies and source-measure units (SMUs) and the NI-DCPower instrument driver. In addition to device-specific information, this help file contains getting started steps for creating an application using LabVIEW, LabWindows/CVI, and Microsoft Visual Basic and includes LabVIEW and C/CVI/VB programming references. This file also includes information about using the NI-DCPower Soft Front Panel (SFP) to control an NI-DCPower device. The NI_DC_Power_Supplies_Help.chm file is located in <IVIInstallDirectory>\IVI\Drivers\niDCPower\documentation.
  • NI PXIe-6674T User Manual and Specifications - Contains information about the electrical and mechanical aspects of the PXIe-6674T and contains information concerning its operation and programming. Refer to ni.com/manuals to download this document.
  • NI TestStand Semiconductor Module Help - Contains information about the features and functionality the NI TestStand Semiconductor Module™ adds to TestStand for developing semiconductor test system software. The TSSemiconductor.chm file is merged into the TestStand Help (TSHelp.chm) located in <Program Files>\National Instruments\<TestStand>\Doc\Help.
  • NI-Sync LabVIEW API Help - Contains information about NI-Sync VIs you can use in the LabVIEW programming environment, introduces you to timing and synchronization concepts, and outlines how to synchronize devices and perform tasks using NI-Sync. The niSync.chm file is located in <Program Files>\National Instruments\<LabVIEW>\help.
  • NI-ModInst Help - Contains information about the NI-ModInst API, which provides a way to programmatically query for devices installed in your system that are supported by a specific instrument driver. The niModInst.chm file is located in <Program Files>\National Instruments\<LabVIEW>\help.
  • NI-ModularInstruments.Common .NET Class Library Help (if installed) - Contains information about the ModularInstruments.Common .NET API, which provides types that are used by other .NET Modular Instrument components. The NINETMICommonFx40Ref.chm and NINETMICommonFx45Ref.chm files are located in <IVIInstallDirectory>\IVI\Drivers\MICommon\documentation.
  • NI-TClk Synchronization Help - Contains information about how to synchronize National Instruments digitizers, signal generators, and digital waveform generator/analyzers that use the National Instruments Synchronization and Memory Core technology. This help file also contains programming flows and programming reference information for NI-TClk VIs and properties, and NI-TClk C functions and attributes. The nitclk.chm file is located in <Program Files>\National Instruments\<LabVIEW>\help.
  • NI-TClock .NET Class Library Help (if installed) - Contains information about the NI-TClock .NET API, which is used to synchronize multiple Modular Instruments devices. The NINETMITClockFx40Ref.chm and NINETMITClockFx45Ref.chm files are located in <IVIInstallDirectory>\IVI\Drivers\niTClock\documentation.

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