Digital class/Display Format.Format property

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VI Server Property Information
Property ID 633BC07
Scope Basic Development Environment
Data Name Format
Short Name* Format
Long Name* Display Format:Format
* Displayed here in English. Short and Long names appear in the language of the LabVIEW IDE.
Owning Class ID 18
Owning Class Name Digital Class
Data Type U8 data type


Property Node Display Format:Format
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Available in Run-Time EngineYes
Loads the block diagram into memoryNo
Loads the front panel into memoryNo
Need to authenticate before useNo
Remote access allowedYes
Settable when the VI is runningYes

Specifies the format of the digital numeric value. This property accepts the following format values: 0-Decimal, 1-Scientific, 2-Engineering, 3-Binary, 4-Octal, 5-Hexadecimal, 6-Relative Time, 7-Date and Time, 8-SI, and 9-Custom (read-only). You cannot wire a value of 9 to this property because the value is read-only. This property returns a value of 9 if the object uses automatic formatting, the format string contains text, or the format string includes more than one format specifier.

If you select floating point representation for the digital numeric value, you cannot wire a value of 3, 4, or 5 to this property. Binary, Octal, and Hexadecimal formats are not valid for floating point numbers. If you wire one of these values, this property returns an error.

This property is an element of the Display Format property.

This property is similar to the Display Format item in the shortcut menu of a numeric control or indicator and the Format option on the Display Format page of the Properties dialog box.



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

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