Using IVI Step Types in TestStand 64-bit

Updated Nov 20, 2018

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  • TestStand

Issue Details

Can IVI Step Types be used in TestStand 64-bit? If not, what are my alternatives other than using 32-bit TestStand?


IVI Step Types are not supported by TestStand 64-bit. This is because IVI Step Types for 32-bit TestStand were created using Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0, which is not supported by Microsoft in 64-bit processes.

The following are alternatives for customers who need to use IVI with 64-bit TestStand:

Additional Information

If 64-bit TestStand is required for memory purposes, consider identifying and resolving other memory growth issues in TestStand as a solution.