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ThamS

programmatically create and delete controls dynamically at run time (G Type?)

Status: New

in LabVIEW NXG we have G Types Control which allow us to create and delete controls dynamically at run time.

Creating Controls Dynamically on a Panel - LabVIEW NXG 5.1 Manual - National Instruments 

 

Since LabVIEW NXG is deprecated (no further development) and announced that: the strengths of the NXG platform will be integrated into LabVIEW 2021(+),

 

Will that possible for us to have such G Type feature in LabVIEW? when probably?

3 Comments
wiebe@CARYA
Proven Zealot

All you'd need is a reference to the new control. I don't think a new type is required. 

 

Not sure how this isn't a duplicate (I can't find one). This has been high on everybody's list forever.

ThamS
Member

I absolutely agree with you, 

 


wrote:

Not sure how this isn't a duplicate (I can't find one). This has been high on everybody's list forever.

 

Please let me know the link of any of previous similar idea. I would participate in providing kudos for sure.

 

wiebe@CARYA
Proven Zealot

>Some of them told me to use VI script, however unfortunately it doesn't work during run time.

 

(Recursive) Subpanels can make this work to some extend. It's a pain though.