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Option to pin the pallette opened thro' short-cut menu

Status: New

I wish to have the option to pin the (relative datatype) pallette opened thro' short-cut menu, like inthe attached snapshot.

 

The use-case I feel is, most of the times when I want/need to navigate to the related datatype pallette in search of something, suddenly I find that I need more than one function to be used in my next steps of coding. So during those times, pinning is a viable & useful option.

 

Hope some of the folks would agree with me... Smiley Happy

- Partha ( CLD until Oct 2021 🙂 )
7 Comments
Proven Zealot
Though i have never felt the need I will say a nice ask and kudos...
Trusted Enthusiast
Partha, in LabVIEW 2009,Pin.JPG
Proven Zealot
I implemented the shortcut palettes. At the time, I wanted to put the pin on them, but the architecture of the popup menus made that a considerably harder problem, so rather than delay the feature for a release, I decided to forego the pins. I never returned to that project, but I definitely wish someone would. I agree this is an excellent idea and will add my kudos.
Trusted Enthusiast

Hi Mathan,

 

I think you have misunderstood the idea I have suggested. I know you can open & pin multiple pallettes on the BD. It exists in earlier versions of LV too. Smiley Happy

 

What I have proposed is the ability to pin the pallette that is opened thro' the rt-click short-cut menu option by navigating to the most relative datatype pallette, when we rt-click on a wire or a control. We can open only one pallette at a time when we do a rt-click on a wire or control.

Message Edited by parthabe on 11-25-2009 11:42 PM
- Partha ( CLD until Oct 2021 🙂 )
Trusted Enthusiast
Oops thanks a lot for the explanation dear Partha. Got it and Kudos.
Member

I do also miss this feature so Kudos...

 

Member

Nice feature to have:-)