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Provide a way in the options dialog to define the default connector pane

In the option dialog it could be nice to be able to define the default connector pane. In our company we use 5x3x3x5 from the first day and I imagine other company as there own standard. It's realy annoing to have to change the connector pane all the time on new VI's and on the Class VI Template from 4x2x2x4 to 5x3x3x5.

 

DefaultConnectorPane.png

Dany Allard
GCentral
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HI Dany,

I think by doing following setting we can set the default connector Pane.

 

For setting connector pane default to 5x3x3x5 use following
You can add a line to your LabVIEW INI file that says the following:

defaultConPane=[number]

 

Determine Pattern.vi you will find in following link

http://forums.ni.com/ni/board/message?board.id=170&message.id=171630&jump=true

Thanks
Santosh

Message Edited by SanRac on 06-09-2009 11:25 PM
Example Gatekeeper

Specifically for 5x3x3x5, you would add this line to the INI file:

 

defaultConPane=4833

 

-D

DNatt, LV R&D
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This should definitely be added to the LabVIEW options dialog in order to simplify the current procedure.
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Ok I change the title of my suggestion to "Provide a way in the option Dialog to define the default connector pane" this way it easier to define it.

 

An other suggestion : make the Default Connector pane the one used by "Create SubVI"

Dany Allard
GCentral
Member

See my idea

"Create SubVI" or "New VI" DEFAULT Template

I want to be able to define the whole thing!

Member

Last LabVIEW version I've tested was LabVIEW 8.5:

defaultConPane=4833 only had influence on a new vi and NOT on create subvi

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I can't believe we still have to do this in the ini file. I don't do it often enough to remember the correct syntax off the top of my head and have to find-copy-paste from my existing ini file. But have you seen how much garbage collects in an ini file after just a few months of use? Smiley Mad

PaulG.

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