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Where did my Shared Variables go?

I've inherited an AWFUL program that I need to modify.  I was successful upgrading it last year (in LV 8.5), but when I open it now I see a bunch of Shared Variables that look like this:

 

Where'd they go?

 Have you seen this before?  What do I need to do?

Message Edited by jcarmody on 05-20-2009 08:29 AM
Jim
You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are. ~ Alice
For he does not know what will happen; So who can tell him when it will occur? Eccl. 8:7

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Does the LV project include the library that contains the shared variables? 
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Yes.  It's the same LV Project that I used last year.

 

Another piece of information - the Error list says "Shared Variable '?': Not linked "

Jim
You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are. ~ Alice
For he does not know what will happen; So who can tell him when it will occur? Eccl. 8:7

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Any chance SV was bound to hardware I/O?

 

 

Weird part is that symbol displayed of SV is exactly what is on the block diagram pallettes.

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Will it let you 'right click' and then Select Variable from lib in project?

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Yes, and I can do that for the few of them that are wired to type-defs.  The problem is that many of them, like the one pictured, are connected to boolean constants with no hint of which variable was used.

 

 


Wayne.C wrote:

Any chance SV was bound to hardware I/O?

 
The only reason this application uses SVs is because the author didn't know any better.  I could forgive him if he was sorry for what he did, but he was proud of it.  

 

Jim
You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are. ~ Alice
For he does not know what will happen; So who can tell him when it will occur? Eccl. 8:7

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Ouch!  Maybe he was so proud that he framed images of block diagrams?

 

 

I made up a simple project and tried to come up with a sequence of events that could cause this.  Have been unable to do so.  I just can't figure out how the link between SV on block diagram and svlib could get blown away.

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He should be proud.  He's accomplished the largest BD in the WORLD!

 

Where am I?

Message Edited by jcarmody on 05-20-2009 10:41 AM
Jim
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For he does not know what will happen; So who can tell him when it will occur? Eccl. 8:7

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