How Do I Find LabWindows™/CVI Examples?

Updated Dec 6, 2019

Reported In


  • LabWindows/CVI
  • LabVIEW

Issue Details

Where can I find example programs for LabWindows/CVI? 


Use the NI Example Finder to browse or search examples installed on your computer. These examples demonstrate how to use LabWindows/CVI to perform a wide variety of test, measurement, control, and design tasks. 

You can access LabWindows/CVI examples by following these steps: 

1a) To access the example finder from LabWindows/CVI, first open LabWindows/CVI, then Click Find Examples. This will open up NI Example Finder. 

1b) To access the example finder from LabVIEW, first open LabVIEW, then Click Help on the menu bar (you can find it on the project explorer, front panel or block diagram) then Click on Find Examples. This will open up NI Example Finder. 

2) After opening NI Example Finder, Click Setup. This will open up the Configure Example Finder.

3) From the Configure Example Finder, Click Software then Select LabWindows/CVI, to confirm Click OK.

This will now update the NI Example Finder Window to include all the examples for LabWindows/CVI.

Additional Information

You can filter the examples to get hardware specific example.


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