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Make Case Selector

I don't know how many times I've added a case statement post-programming, but I do know that there isn't an easy way to make a tunnel the case selector.  Usually I delete the tunnel and then drag the case selector down and then rewire, there should be an easier way.  For loops and while loops have an easy way to index/unindex or replace with shift register, why can't a case statement be the same?



Knight of NI

Eximo, what you are proposing is actually a different idea and should be submitted separately.  But do a search first.  There are all ready several ideas along the lines of "multiple case selectors".  Honestly, I don't see what you are proposing in your lower left idea as being a real improvement over the upper right picture.

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temp initial case select or image.pngOr this


UofL Bioengineering M.S.

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Status changed to: In Development
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Status changed to: In Beta
DNatt, LV R&D
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Status changed to: Completed

Implemented in LabVIEW 2014

DNatt, LV R&D
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Now that this is implemente, what about the reverse action: disconnecting the Case Selector from an incoming wire while letting the wire go through (thus becoming a tunnel)?

The Case Selector could be pushed aside or just left where it is (with the risk of confusion).

Knight of NI

X, just choose something else to be the case selector.  It will be the same amount of effort for you.

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That would work.


I'm running LV 2016 and 2017 and I don't see that "Make Case Selector" anywhere in the right-click menu:


Brian Smith
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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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BVSmith, the first option is what you are looking for.  "Replace with Case Selector"

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