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TCPlomp

Add a Control.OwningPane property

Status: Completed
Available in LabVIEW 2012 and later

When you want to find out where exactly a control is located on a computer screen (for some dark reason), there is a method for Panes called 'Convert Pane coordinates to Panel coordinates'.

 

However there is no easy way to get the owning pane of a control!

The propery 'Owner' of a control always returns the actual VI, not the pane.

GetScreenCoordinates.png

 

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Darren
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Status changed to: Completed
Available in LabVIEW 2012 and later
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wiebe@CARYA
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Sadly, this will not help if the Control is on a Panel that is in a SubPanel.