Picture class/Export Image method

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VI Server Method Information
Method ID 6339400
Scope Basic Development Environment
Data Name Export Image
Short Name* Export Image
Long Name* Export Image
* Displayed here in English. Short and Long names appear in the language of the LabVIEW IDE.
Owning Class ID 15
Owning Class Name Picture Class
Return Data Type No return value
Invoke Node Export Image
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

Exports an image of a picture control to the clipboard or disk.

This method is similar to the Export Simplified Image option on the shortcut menu of a picture control.


Data type Name Required Description
Enum U32 File Type Yes Specifies the format of the file.
Enum U32 Target Yes Specifies whether to save the image to the clipboard or to disk. When you set Target to File, you must specify a Path.
Path Path No Indicates where you want to save the file. LabVIEW ignores this parameter if you set Target to Clipboard. When you set Target to File, you must specify a Path.
Boolean Always Overwrite No If TRUE, LabVIEW overwrites an existing file without prompting you. If FALSE (default), LabVIEW prompts you to overwrite an existing file.



Version Change(s)
LabVIEW 8.6 This method was added in LabVIEW 8.6.

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