Application class/Get Active VI Reference method

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VI Server Method Information
Method ID 91B
Scope VI Scripting
Data Name GetActiveVIRef
Short Name* GetActiveVIRef
Long Name* Get Active VI Reference
* Displayed here in English. Short and Long names appear in the language of the LabVIEW IDE.
Owning Class ID 1
Owning Class Name Application Class
Return Data Type VI Refnum data type

VI Refnum

Invoke Node Get Active VI Reference
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Available in Run-Time EngineNo
Remote access allowedYes

Returns a reference to the VI whose window is currently active (focused). If the active window is not a VI, this method returns Not A Ref.


Data type Name Required Description
VI Refnum Get Active VI Reference Yes. Return value.



Version Change(s)
LabVIEW 2018 More info to come.

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