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 1,Target Distribution 1,Guide3-4ni.comAdding Objects to SubpalettesAfter you create a subpalette, you can add objects to the subpalette. A subpalette can contain VIs, controls, and subpalettes. NoteThe Functions palette is for VIs and functions that end users use as subVIs. Do not add examples to the Functions palette. Refer to Chapter 17,4, 17,Creating Examples for Your 17,Target, for information about including examples with your product. Complete the following steps to add objects to a subpalette.1.Select Tools»Advanced»Edit Palette Set to display the Edit Controls and Functions Palette Set dialog box.2.Click the subpalette icon to display the subpalette.3.Right-click the subpalette and select Insert»Custom Control(s) or Insert»VI(s) from the shortcut menu.4.In the file dialog box that appears, navigate to the object you want to add to the subpalette.5.Select the object you want to add to the subpalette and click the OK button.6.Repeat steps 16,3 16,through 16,5 16, for each object you want to add to the subpalette. You can add objects from different directories on disk to the same subpalette. 7.Click the Save Changes button in the Edit Controls and Functions Palette Set dialog box to save the changes.Correcting Missing Objects on PalettesDuring development of your product, you might move VIs without updating the palette set. If the palette uses a text view, LabVIEW displays objects with an X mark, shown at left, on a pinned palette and dims objects on a temporary palette to indicate that LabVIEW cannot find the object.If the palette uses an icon view, LabVIEW displays a question mark on the palette, shown at left, to indicate that LabVIEW cannot find the object. To correct the palette set, complete the steps in the previous section or move the VI back to the original directory on disk.