It is possible to change datatype of stored data when you use MDF4 Dataplugin. See the following snippet. You can implement this snippet into your vi.
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In order to change data type, you should
- Set additional parameters as <nativedatatype>true</nativedatatype>
- Set available Value.
Each value represents different datatype. Please refer to the following table.