Using LabVIEW to Programmatically Find the Names of My Build Specifications

Updated Oct 23, 2023

Reported In


  • LabVIEW
  • LabVIEW Application Builder Module

Issue Details

I would like to programmatically build a build specification from my LabVIEW project. To do so I would need to specify the name of the build specification. Is there a way to programatically get the names of the build specifications in the LabVIEW project?


Yes, the build specification names can be extracted programmatically by using property nodes. As an example to programmatically extract the build specification names from a VI within the same project, you can do the following:

    Additional Information

    If your VI is used as a pre- or post build action of a build specification, the example above won't work. Instead, you can access the names of the project's build specifications using the Project Path control, as shown in the block diagram below: