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Creating a Custom FRC PC Dashboard

NI Employee

This snippet shows how to read variables from your roboRIO and display them on your custom Dashboard.  It reads the current X, Y, and Z values of the built-in accelerometer and writes them to the SmartDashboard.  The SmartDashboard entries are then read in the PC Dashboard and displayed on a Waveform Chart.

For more information, check out the tutorial from 2014;

Begin VI

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Teleop VI

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Finish VI

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FRC PC Dashboard VI

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FRC PC Dashboard VI Front Panel


Thomas C.
FlexRIO Product Support Engineer
National Instruments