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bolean button change title


I use a bollean ok button to open and close a shutter through a digital channel. Is it possible to change the writing on the button (e.g. from "shutter open" to "shutter close") as I change the status of the shutter.

Thanks in advance,


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In LabVIEW, you cannot change the value of an Owned Label during run-time. An easy way to change the "label" for a control/indicator would be to use the Caption (Visible Items»Caption) to identify the control/indicator instead of the Label. You can, then, use the property node of the control/indicator to change the caption as shown in the attached image. Have a look at the following KB article:
Programmatically Changing the Label for a Control or Indicator in LabVIEW
Adnan Zafar
Certified LabVIEW Architect
Coleman Technologies
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I realize I must have misunderstood your question. You are interested in changing the boolean text on the control instead of it's label. All you have to do is to use the right property to change the text on the control. Attached is an image which shows you the code and property you need to select. I apologize if I confused you.
Adnan Zafar
Certified LabVIEW Architect
Coleman Technologies
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No code required : Right click the button, then go to Properties > Appearance. You can then select "Show boolean text" and "Multiple strings"
Chilly Charly    (aka CC)
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It all depends on what you are wanting to accomplish. If the button will be staying in or out when changed, the solution that chilly provided will work. If your button will have a mechanical action and you want the boolean text to change depending on the mode you are in, the property value technique is what you need.



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