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The menus at the top of a VI window contain items common to other applications, such as Open , Save , Copy , and Paste , and other items specific to LabVIEW. Some menu items also listshortcut key combinations.

( Mac OS ) The menus appear at the top of the screen.

( Windows and UNIX ) The menus display only the most recently used items bydefault. Click the arrows at the bottom of a menu to display all items. You can display all menu items by default byselecting Tools>>Options and selecting Miscellaneous from the top pull-down menu.

Some menu items are unavailable while a VI is in run mode.
  • The File menu contains items used for basic file operations, such as opening, closing, saving, andprinting files.
  • The Edit menu contains items that allow you to search for and modify LabVIEW files and their components.
  • The Operate menu contains items you use to control the operation of VIs.
  • The Tools menu contains items for configuring LabVIEW, your projects, and your VIs.
  • The Browse menu contains items that allow you to view aspects of the current VI and its hierarchy.
  • The Window menu contains items that allow you to configure the appearance of the current windows andpalettes. You also can access the Error List window and view the contents of the clipboard.
  • The Help menu contains items to explain and define LabVIEW features and other components, provide fullLabVIEW documentation, and access National Instruments technical support.

Front panel and block diagram windows

When you open a blank VI, an untitled front panel window appears. This window displays the front panel and is one ofthe two LabVIEW windows you use to build a VI. The other window contains the block diagram. The illustration in shows a front panel and its corresponding block diagram with front panel and block diagram components.

1. Toolbar, 2. Owned Label,3. Numeric Control, 4. Free Label,5. Numeric Control Terminal, 6. Knob Terminal,7. Numeric Constant, 8. Multiply Function,9. Icon, 10. Knob Control,11. Plot Legend, 12. XY Graph,13. Wire Data Path, 14. XY Graph Terminal,15. Bundle Function, 16. SubVI,17. For Loop Structure

Front panel toolbar

Use the toolbar buttons to run and edit a VI. The toolbar in appears on the front panel.

Click the Run button to run a VI. LabVIEW compiles the VI, if necessary. You can run a VI if the Run button appears as asolid white arrow. The solid white arrow, shown above, also indicates you can use the VI as a subVI if you create aconnector pane for the VI.

While the VI runs, the Run button appears as shown at left if the VI is a top-level VI, meaning it has no callers and therefore isnot a subVI.

If the VI that is running is a subVI, the Run button appears as shown at left.

The Run button appears broken, shown at left, when the VI you are creating or editing contains errors. If the Run button still appears broken after you finish wiring the block diagram, the VI is broken and cannotrun. Click this button to display the Error list window, which lists all errors and warnings.

Questions & Answers

Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
Daniel
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
NANO
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
NANO
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
tahir
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
Cied
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
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