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LabVIEW 8.x and above
1. Select File»Save As... to open the Save As dialog window. 2. Click on the bullet next to Duplicate hierarchy to new location (Note: this option will only be available when the VI you are saving has subVIs).
3. Click on New LLB in the Choose a Directory or LLB window.
4. Enter a name for your LLB and click Create.
This will create a .llb file that contains all of the VIs and subVIs that were used in the program. You now have all of this in one, easy to distribute file. Saving changes to a VI in a library takes longer than saving changes to an individual VI, because the operating system must write the changes to a larger file. Saving changes to a large library also can increase memory requirements and decrease performance. Try to limit the size of each library to approximately 1 MB.The following list describes advantages to saving VIs as libraries:
Note: If you have the NI LabVIEW Professional Development System and have installed the necessary components, than you can also create shared libraries (DLLs) under the Tools menu. Refer to your LabVIEW help files for more information on this.
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