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LabVIEW Graphical Programming Cookbook by Yik Yang

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Configuring essentials

Before using LabVIEW, it is important to set up the environment for maximum productivity. There are a lot of settings in LabVIEW. We do not need to configure everything; the default setting would usually suffice. However, we should at least configure the layout of the Controls palette, the layout of the Functions palette, and the LabVIEW option, before we start coding.

How to do it...

We will start by configuring the Functions palette. Configuring the Controls palette is not shown, but it is similar to configuring the Functions palette. Here are the steps to configure the Functions palette:

  1. To configure the Functions palette, right-click on the block diagram to get the palette and left-click on the thumb pin to pin it down. ...

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