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Allow Sequence Adapter to expand containers in the module tab

I think it would be a great idea to allow the sequence adapter to expand containers like the CVI and LabVIEW adapters do when you are editing the module for the step. 

 

 

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Member LoquitoPollo
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I like it!

Member Tavar
Member

This would come in handy!

Active Participant warren_scott
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How would you support the idea of "do not check type" that is available for Sequence call step type parameters but not necessairly for those others?

Active Participant AllenP
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Warren,

 

You could ideally choose to pass in a container, or the individual components of the container.  If you chose to pass in the container, it wouldn't neccessariy check type.

Active Participant snowpunter
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This would enable us to use static calls to sequences as parameters and limits rather than relying on importing property object files. Want!

Member axebauer
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Also a "Want" from me!

Member Raj_NI
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Helps in debugging, need this feature.

Member GSinMN
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Can't believe this isn't already implemented.  Seems like it should have been a straight forward natural progression.  Anybody know of a specific reason or feature that is preventing implementation?  TestStand is great at working with Labview to create custom container variables that match type definitions.  If you use the type defs on your code modules, then it is a seamless transition.  However, TS seems to be stopping short of letting us use them to their full ability.  Very frustrating.  Sequences would be much cleaner if this worked.  

 

Please implement!!

 

GSinMN 

Member GarryG
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This would be very helpful in reducing unnecessary statement steps (or preexpressions) and local variables.