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LabVIEW Graphical Programming Cookbook by Yik Yang

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Adding a menu for runtime

To make a program more professional, runtime menu is essential. In this recipe, we will create a program with runtime shortcut menu that is invoked by right-clicking on an indicator, and a runtime menu that resides on the top menu bar of the program.

How to do it…

Follow the given steps to create the example for this recipe:

  1. Open a new project and VI.
  2. Create a chart indicator by right-clicking on the front panel and navigate to Modern | Graph | Waveform Chart.
  3. Create a Boolean stop by right-clicking on the front panel and navigating to Modern | Boolean | Stop Button. First, we will start by creating a right-click shortcut menu for the chart.
  4. Right-click on the chart and go to Advanced | Run-Time Shortcut Menu | Edit....
  5. In the ...

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