Application class/Get VI.Editor Version method

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VI Server Method Information
Method ID 947
Scope Basic Development Environment
Data Name Get VI Editor Version
Short Name* Get VI Editor Version
Long Name* Get VI:Editor Version
* 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 String data type


Invoke Node Get VI:Editor Version
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read/Write)
Remote access allowedYes

Returns the version of LabVIEW that last saved the VI. The version of LabVIEW that last saved the VI might be different from the file format version of the VI. For example, if you use LabVIEW 9.0.1 to save a VI, the VI has a file format version of 9.0.

To obtain the file format version of the VI, use the Get VI:Version method.

LabVIEW does not open the VI when retrieving the version information. If you specify a path to a file that is not a VI, LabVIEW returns error 6559.


Data type Name Required Description
String Get VI:Editor Version Yes. Return value.
Path VI Path Yes Path to the VI whose version you want to get.
U32 Version Number Yes Version number of the VI wired into VI Path.



Version Change(s)
LabVIEW 2009 This method was added in LabVIEW 2009.

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