User Guide LabVIEW 2009 VI Analyzer Toolkit Manual

User Guide LabVIEW 2009 VI Analyzer Toolkit Manual
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User Guide LabVIEW 2009 VI Analyzer Toolkit Manual

  • © National Instruments Corporation3LabVIEW VI Analyzer Toolkit User GuideThe VI Analyzer Toolkit provides two options for creating, configuring, and running VI Analyzer tasks. You can use the VI Analyzer by selecting Tools»VI Analyzer»Analyze VIs to interactively select the settings you want for a particular analysis. You also can use the VI Analyzer VIs that the toolkit installs on the Functions palette, which allow you to write programs to perform VI Analyzer tasks programmatically. After the VI Analyzer runs a task, you can use the VI Analyzer Results Window to highlight objects that caused test failures in specific VIs. You can export the results into an ASCII- or HTML-formatted report that contains all pertinent information about the analysis, including tests that fail and errors that occur during the analysis.Using the VI AnalyzerThe VI Analyzer is a set of dialog boxes you use to create and configure a VI Analyzer task.Creating and Configuring a VI Analyzer TaskComplete the following steps to examine VIs using the VI Analyzer.1.From the Tools menu, select VI Analyzer»Analyze VIs.2.In the Select Task dialog box, select the Start a new VI Analyzer task option and click the Next button.3.In the Select VIs dialog box, click the Add Top-level Item button. Navigate to and select labview\examples\VIAnalyzer\llbtoanalyze.llb.TipTo select an LLB from a file dialog box, double-click the LLB filename to open it. In the LLB file dialog box, double-click the VI folder icon with a single dot next to it.After you select the LLB, it appears in the Items to Analyze hierarchy.