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"Build Path" should be growable

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                                            "Build Path" should be Growable


                              something like this,




Trusted Enthusiast

Here is another interesting  one , but mine is different.
My idea relates more specifically to the growable capability.
maybe combine both ?

Proven Zealot

If this did get implemented, the trailing slashes in your picture would not be needed, just like they aren't today in Build Path.

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@AristosQueue : "If this did get implemented, the trailing slashes in your picture would not be needed, just like they aren't today in Build Path."


indeed, You're right !


Knight of NI

To expand on this idea: BuildPath should accept an array of strings (or paths) too…

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Knight of NI

It should probably be pointed out that LV already has a primitive called Array of Strings to Path, which does cover the basic functionality of this idea, although not with the same syntax.

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If implemented, the companion Strip Path function should also allow be "growable".

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I like it, this wold be very useful and clean.

Knight of NI

I like it!  like autoindexing a path to string array both ways!  We have the ability to code the stuff nativily but, this is one where NI R&D might be able to add more "bullet-proofness" than the general population.

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With some other changes to Build Path now "In Beta", any thought of progressing this idea as well? It would make sense to implement a growable node for both Build Path and Strip Path.

Proven Zealot

@GregSands No. It actually did come up in discussion this round, but, ultimately, we decided we had other priorities.