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variant to string conversion

Although variants are for activeX use, I found their display for complex
cluster mixing various types of data quite handy to store as strings.
Trouble is that I can't get a string conversion mimicking what a variant
indicator displays. Is there an easy way or is it nonsense?
Maybe some focused URLS would help.

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If I understand you correctly, you are trying to get the data that is displayed in a variant indicator and translate it into a string. Unfortunately, I don't believe there is an easy way to programmatically do this. You do have a couple of options though.

1) Copy the data in the indicator to the clipboard (Ctrl-C) and then paste the data into a string control (Ctrl-V).

2) Create a vi that replicates what is displayed in the variant. You can access the labels from property nodes and combine all the information into a string using the concatenate string function.
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