Missing LabVIEW Compare VIs and Merge VIs Tools

Updated Jun 19, 2020

Reported In

Software

  • LabVIEW Full
  • LabVIEW Base

Issue Details

I've just installed and activated LabVIEW. Since I need to compare multiple VIs or merge multiple VIs, I tried to select Tools»Compare and Tools»Merge menu items from LabVIEW toolbar but these items are not available.

Why does this occur? Do I need to install additional software?

Solution

The Merge VIs, Compare VIs and Compare VI Hierarchies tools are only available in LabVIEW Professional Development System. They are not available in LabVIEW Full or Base editions.

  • If you do not have a have a license for LabVIEW Professional Development system please purchase one.
  • If you have a have a license for LabVIEW Professional Development system please activate it NI License Manager. This can be done by opening the Local Licenses tab. You can then right click LabVIEW Professional Development System and select Activate

 

 

Additional Information

You can find additional information on the different LabVIEW editions in LabVIEW web page and in Detailed Comparison of LabVIEW Editions.