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Using LabWindows/CVI Code Module Enumerated Values in TestStand

Overview

This example demonstrates how to define an enumeration in a CVI DLL that can be detected in the parameters pane in a calling Step in TestStand.

 

Description

To Create an enumeration in a CVI DLL, it is necessary to define a function panel (fp) for the enum variable.  Instructions for completing this can be found here:

 

KnowledgeBase: TestStand and LabWindows/CVI Enumeration Data Types

 

After implementing these steps, the parameter pane will show a dropdown for the enum parameter

 

dllenum.png

 

Hardware and Software Requirements

CVI Enumerated Values - TS2014.zip

TestStand 2014 or compatible

LabWindows/CVI 2012 or compatible

 

Steps to Implement or Execute Code

  1. Open the attached example sequence file, and select the DLL call step
  2. Observe that the enum parameter provides a drop-down in the parameters pane

 

Al B.
Staff Software Engineer - TestStand
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