LabVIEW configuration file/Paths

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This is a list of LabVIEW ini File settings relating to Paths.

defaultdir

Example: defaultdir ="C:\Program Files\National Instruments\LabVIEW 8.2\"
Description: Default Directory
Datatype: Path
Permitted Values: Any existing disk path
Default Value: Logo.Windows.pngLogo.Mac.png The installed LabVIEW folder, Logo.Linux.pngLogo.Sun.png The user home folder
LabVIEW Versions: 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x
OS's Supported: Logo.Windows.png Logo.Mac.png Logo.Linux.png Logo.Sun.png
Notes: None


libdir

Example: libdir="C:\Program Files\National Instruments\LabVIEW 5.1\"
Description: Library Directory
Datatype: Path
Permitted Values: Any existing disk path
Default Value: ..\LabVIEW x.x\
LabVIEW Versions: 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x
OS's Supported: Logo.Windows.png Logo.Mac.png Logo.Linux.png Logo.Sun.png
Notes: None


menusdir

Example: menusdir="C:\Program Files\National Instruments\LabVIEW 8.2\menus"
Description: Menus Directory
Datatype: Path
Permitted Values: Any existing disk path
Default Value: ..\LabVIEW x.x\menus\
LabVIEW Versions: 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x, Spacer.png Spacer.png
OS's Supported: Logo.Windows.png Logo.Mac.png Logo.Linux.png Logo.Sun.png
Notes: None


tmpdir

Example: tmpdir="C:\DOCUME~1\USERNA~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\"
Description: Temporary Directory
Datatype: Path
Permitted Values: Any existing disk path
Default Value: The OS-reported temporary folder (as read from the TMP environment variable)
LabVIEW Versions: 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x
OS's Supported: Logo.Windows.png Logo.Mac.png Logo.Linux.png Logo.Sun.png
Notes: None


viSearchPath

Example: viSearchPath= "<topvi>:\*;<foundvi>:\;<vilib>:\*;<userlib>:\*;<instrlib>:\*"
Description: VI Search Path
Datatype: Path
Permitted Values: Any existing disk paths
Default Value: "<topvi>:\*;<foundvi>:\;<vilib>:\*;<userlib>:\*;<instrlib>:\*"
LabVIEW Versions: 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x
OS's Supported: Logo.Windows.png Logo.Mac.png Logo.Linux.png Logo.Sun.png
Notes: The locations that LabVIEW will search through to find components that aren't in their expected location


DefaultDataFileLocation

Example: DefaultDataFileLocation = c:\data\LabVIEW
Description: Default data directory
Datatype: Path
Permitted Values: Any existing disk paths
Default Value: <user Data dir>\LabVIEW Data"
LabVIEW Versions: Spacer.png Spacer.png 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x
OS's Supported: Logo.Windows.png Logo.Mac.png Logo.Linux.png Logo.Sun.png
Notes: This is the location where by default user probes and measurement files are stored