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LabVIEW MathScript supports the relational and logical operators listed below.

Relational Operators

Relational Operators
Symbol Meaning
<= less than equal
< less than
>= greater than equal
> greater than
== equal
~= not equal

Logical Operators

Logical Operators
Symbol Meaning
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Programming in the labview mathscript window

The MathScript feature allows one to include .m files, which can be created using any text editor. To activate the LabVIEW MathScript interactive window, select Tools MathScript Window from the main menu. To open the LabVIEW MathScript text editor, click the Script tab of the LabVIEW MathScript Window (see [link] ). After typing the .m file textual code, save it and click on the Run script button (green arrow) to run it.

For instance, to write a program to compute the average (mean) of a vector x, the program should use as its input the vector x and return the average value. To write this program, follow the steps outlined below.

Type the following in the empty script:




for j=1:L



y=sum/L % the average of x

From the Editor pull-down menu, go to File Save Script As and enter average.m for the file name. Then click on the Run script button to run the program. [link] shows the LabVIEW MathScript interactive window after running the program.

LabVIEW MathScript Interactive Window after Running the Program Average

Sound generation

Assuming the computer used has a sound card, one can use the function sound to play back speech or audio files through its speakers. That is, sound(y,FS) sends the signal in a vector y (with sample frequency FS) out to the speaker. Stereo sounds are played on platforms that support them, with y being an N-by-2 matrix.

Try the following code and listen to a 400 Hz tone:




Now generate a noise signal by typing:

>>noise=randn(1,8000); % generate 8000 samples of noise


The function randn generates Gaussian noise with zero mean and unit variance.

Loading and saving data

One can load or store data using the commands load and save. To save the vector x of the above code in the file data.mat , type:

>>save data x

Note that LabVIEW MathScript data files have the extension .mat. To retrieve the data saved, type:

>>load data

The vector x gets loaded in memory. To see memory contents, use the command whos ,


Variable Dimension Type x   1x8000 double array

The command whos gives a list of all the variables currently in memory, along with their dimensions. In the above example, x contains 8000 samples.

To clear up memory after loading a file, type clear all when done. This is important because if one does not clear all the variables, one could experience conflicts with other programs using the same variables.

Reading wave and image files

With LabVIEW MathScript, one can read data from different file types (such as .wav, .jpeg and .bmp) and load them in a vector.

To read an audio data file with .wav extension, use the following command:

>>[y Fs]=wavread(‘filename’)

This command reads a wave file specified by the string filename and returns the sampled data in y with the sampling rate of Fs (in hertz).

Questions & Answers

what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
yes that's correct
I think
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
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
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
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.
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
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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