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LabVIEW Graphical Programming Cookbook by Yik Yang

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Customizing controls

In LabVIEW, there are different styles of controls to choose from. Control styles such as classic, modern, and so on would fulfill the majority of UI design needs. In addition, there are other styles that can be downloaded from OpenG. Nevertheless, at times, we need a control to look in a particular way and we can customize such special controls in LabVIEW.

Getting ready

To complete this recipe, the LabVIEW development environment is required. In this example, LabVIEW 2012 is used. To customize the numeric control, one picture of a blue car and one picture of a yellow car are needed.

How to do it…

Follow the given steps to implement the recipe:

  1. Open a new project and VI.
  2. We will start building the front panel. To create a track ...

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