Chapter 5Adding Target-Specific Documentation 1,Target Distribution 1,Guide5-4ni.com3.Enter or edit the description of the VI in the VI Description text box. The VI description should include information about the controls and indicators. Consider including the following information in the description:•Functionality•Data type•Valid range (for inputs)•Default value (for inputs) unless you list the default value in parentheses as part of the control name•Behavior for special values (0, empty array, empty string, and so on)•Additional information, such as if the end user must set this value always, often, or rarelyTipUse <B> and </B> tags to format text as bold. <B> and </B> are the only HTML tags that work in the Context Help window. Lowercase <b> and </b> do not format text as bold in the Context Help window. 4.(Optional) Link from the VI to an HTML file or compiled help file. Refer to the 25,Linking 25, VIs to HTML 25, Files or 25, Compiled Help 25,Files section for information about linking documentation to a VI.5.Click the OK button to save the changes to the VI properties.TipYou also can use the VI Description property to create and edit the VI description programmatically.6.Designate required, recommended, and optional VI inputs and outputs to prevent end users from forgetting to wire subVI connections. To indicate the required, recommended, and optional inputs and outputs, right-click the connector pane, select This Connection Is from the shortcut menu, and select Required, Recommended, or Optional.