How Do I Access the Description of an .lvlib File Programmatically?

Updated Apr 3, 2019

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Software

  • LabVIEW

Issue Details

I have a .lblib file and I want to programmatically reference the description. How can I do this?

Solution

Place down an invoke node >  right click "Select Method" > Library > Open.

This gives two terminals to the property node "Library.open" as a read which outputs the reference and also "Path" in which you can input the file path from your project.

This reference can then be passed into a property node which upon wiring the reference into becomes a library one which has the option to output Description.

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