Changing TDMS Channel or Group Names from LabVIEW

Updated Feb 6, 2018

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  • LabVIEW

Issue Details

I would like to change the name of a group or channel in an existing TDMS file. There doesn't seem to be a Name property available. Is there a way to change the name?

Solution

The channels and group names in TDMS files are not tied to a property. The names are implicitly encoded in the file and cannot be retrieved as a property. You can change the name by wiring the new name to the Property Values input of a TDMS Set Properties function and wiring the Property Names input with NI_UpdateChannelName or NI_UpdateGroupName.

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