LabVIEW Embedded Development Module Target Distribution Guide Manual

LabVIEW Embedded Development Module Target Distribution Guide Manual
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LabVIEW Embedded Development Module Target Distribution Guide Manual

  • Chapter 3Creating Icons and Palettes© National Instruments Corporation3-3 1,Target Distribution 1, Guideexperiment with the palettes without corrupting the original palettes. To revert to the original palettes, click the Restore to Default button on the Edit Controls and Functions Palette Set dialog box.TipTo edit the original palette set for your target, add the line InternalPaletteEdit=True to the LabVIEW.ini file located in the labview directory before customizing the palette set for your target. Consider creating a backup copy of the palette set before making changes in case you want to revert the changes later.Creating Subpalettes in a Palette SetComplete the following steps to insert a new, empty subpalette on the Controls or Functions palette. After you create a subpalette, you can add objects to the subpalette.1.Select Tools»Advanced»Edit Palette Set to display the Edit Controls and Functions Palette Set dialog box.2.Right-click the palette and select Insert»Subpalette from the shortcut menu to display the Insert Subpalette dialog box.3.Select Create a new palette file to insert a new, empty subpalette and click the OK button.4.In the file dialog box that appears, enter the .mnu filename. The name of the main subpalette for your target must be 18 characters or less to prevent the main LabVIEW Functions palette from automatically widening. Add a .mnu extension to the filename to indicate that it is a palette. You must store each subpalette you create in a separate .mnu file. Save the .mnu files in a folder using your target name in the labview\menus directory.5.Click the Save button. The Edit Palette Item Name dialog box appears.6.Enter the name of the new subpalette and click the OK button. The new, empty subpalette appears on the palette.NoteEmpty subpalettes are only visible when you edit a palette set.