VI class/Create from Reference method

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VI Server Method Information
Method ID 443
Scope VI Scripting
Data Name Create from Reference
Short Name* Create from Reference
Long Name* Create from Reference
* Displayed here in English. Short and Long names appear in the language of the LabVIEW IDE.
Owning Class ID 2
Owning Class Name VI Class
Return Data Type No return value
Invoke Node Create from Reference
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemNo
Available in Run-Time EngineNo
Available with control VIsYes
Available with global VIsYes
Available with polymorphic VIsNo
Available with strict type definitionsYes
Loads the block diagram into memoryYes
Loads the front panel into memoryYes
Must wait until user interface is idleNo
Need to authenticate before useNo
Remote access allowedYes
Settable when the VI is runningNo

Creates a constant or control using a constant or control reference as a template.


Data type Name Required Description
Control Refnum Source Object Reference Yes A reference to the object you want to duplicate on the target VI. If you use this parameter, you do not need to wire the type descriptor and style fields.
Numeric Cluster Position No Specifies the position where you want to create the constant or control.
Control Refnum New Object Reference No The reference to the constant or control you create.
Boolean Make Names Unique (F) No



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

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