SubVI Icon Is Transparent and Not Selectable in Block Diagram

Updated Nov 21, 2023

Reported In


  • LabVIEW

Issue Details

My subVI in the block diagram is transparent and I cannot select it.
Icon transparent



This typically occurs when all the individuals pixels of the subVI icon are transparent. This can be solved by opening manually the subVI and opening the Icon Editor to draw a new icon.

icon updated


Additional Information

The Icon Editor allows to have transparent pixels. This allows to create custom icons as it is shown below:
custom icon

custom icon in the block diagram