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Select Active X Class for Automation Refnum

Using TS2010 SP1, LV2010.

I'm building my own UI based on a mix between the simple and full featured UI examples.

 

I'm creating a Globals front panel.  I place an Automation Refnum on the front panel and right click, I want to choose one of the managers (Application Manager)  I expect to see TSUI.IApplicationMgr, or TSUI.IExecutionViewMgr, but those are not part of the list available.  So I use the "Browse" selection and get a gigantic list of what I think are class libraries to choose from.  I've been through many of the TestStand and NI and zNationalInstruments choices but can not find where the TestStand Managers reside.

 

While we are at it where do the other controls reside?  I'll need them later.

 

Thanks in advance,

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Re: Select Active X Class for Automation Refnum

First off, I'd highly recommend modifying the simple or full-featured UIs rather than build your own from scratch.

 

Second, the manager controls are in the TestStand palette when you right click on the front panel.

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Re: Select Active X Class for Automation Refnum

If you instaled TestStand after LabVIEW then you should see them show up on the palettes:

 

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Re: Select Active X Class for Automation Refnum

Snow & Jigg,

thanks for the reply, I started with the simple UI and modified until I am at the point that I really need to get some globals working and clean up the block diagram.

Yes I have the managers for for the main vi but when working with the globals such as in the full UI you need to create an automation refnum and select the active x class for it.

When I do this generally the last few classes you have chosen show up in the list, but when those are not the ones you want you must browse for them.  But I can't find them.

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Re: Select Active X Class for Automation Refnum

Look for the TestStand UI Controls object.  See my attachment.

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Re: Select Active X Class for Automation Refnum

This worked perfectly, thanks for attaching a picture too.

I had looked in this section previously but didn't scroll down past all the "events" to get to the good stuff.

I found all the managers, and all TestStand front panel components.

 

Thanks Jigg, It looks like you contribute a lot to the community, I've used several of your solutions for other posts also, so thanks for those too.

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