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Console for Python Node

Status: New

I am happy that LabVIEW supports Python code with the Python Nodes. But it is difficult to debug errors. A console showing the output of the Python Scripts would be handy.

Enthought's Python Integration Toolkit had this function so I guess it shouldn't be a big thing to add?

 

4 Comments
ChrisO0
Member

Same problem! Haven't you get an answer for this topic?

altenbach
Knight of NI

> Same problem! Haven't you get an answer for this topic?

 

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Christina_R
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I'd like to get your feedback on an unpublished feature that's in LabVIEW 2018 and later. If you edit your INI file to contain "ShowConsoleForPythonNode=TRUE" then a window will open when a Python Node executes to show the output from Python. Would this functionality meet your debugging needs?


Christina Rogers
Product Owner, LabVIEW R&D
LabviewBow
Member

Wow thank you Christina this very well,

 

this would have saved me so much trouble a year ago 😄

But still VERY usefull!!

 

Any other unpublished features you would like to share? 

 

Edit: The Python connection crashes when I close the console output window. But I guess that this is a known issue.