Generic class/Tag.Get Tag method

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VI Server Method Information
Method ID 6327403
Scope VI Scripting
Data Name Tag.Get Tag
Short Name* Tag.Get Tag
Long Name* Tag:Get Tag
* Displayed here in English. Short and Long names appear in the language of the LabVIEW IDE.
Owning Class ID 3
Owning Class Name Generic Class
Return Data Type Boolean data type


Invoke Node Tag:Get Tag
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read/Write)
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

Returns a tag value associated with the tag. Returns FALSE if the tag does not exist.


Data type Name Required Description
Boolean Tag:Get Tag Yes. Return value.
String Tag Name Yes Current tag of the item whose tag you want to set.
Boolean Is Persistent? No Specifies whether the tag is persistent. The default is FALSE, which is not persistent.
LV Variant Value No Returns the value of the tag.



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

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