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Get Variant Attribute (G Dataflow)

Last Modified: January 9, 2017

Returns either the value of a single variant attribute or the names and values of all variant attributes. To retrieve the names and values of all variant attributes, select Get All Attributes in the Behavior section of the Item tab.

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variant

The variant data for which you want to retrieve one or all attributes.

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name

The name of the attribute whose value you want to retrieve.

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This input is not available if you click Get Variant Attribute and select Get All Attributes in the Behavior section of the Item tab.

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default value

A value and data type that you specify. If the node does not find the attribute specified in name, it returns the default value.

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This input is not available if you click Get Variant Attribute and select Get All Attributes in the Behavior section of the Item tab.

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error in

Error conditions that occur before this node runs. The node responds to this input according to standard error behavior.

Default: No error

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duplicate variant

variant unchanged.

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found?

A Boolean value that indicates whether the node found the attribute that is specified in name.

True The node found the attribute specified in name.
False The node did not find the attribute specified in name.
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This output is replaced by a 1D array output containing the names of all the variant attributes if you click Get Variant Attribute and select Get All Attributes in the Behavior section of the Item tab.

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names

A 1D array containing the names of all attributes associated with the variant. LabVIEW sorts this array and arranges the array elements in ascending order using the same algorithm as Sort 1D Array.

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This input is only available if you click Get Variant Attribute and select Get All Attributes in the Behavior section of the Item tab.

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value

The value associated with the attribute you wire to name in variant format.

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This output is replaced by a 1D array output containing the values of all the variant attributes if you click Get Variant Attribute and select Get All Attributes in the Behavior section of the Item tab.

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values

A 1D array containing the values associated with each attribute of the specified variant in variant format. The values in this array appear in the same order as their corresponding names appear in the names output. You must unflatten each attribute value to an appropriate data type.

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This input is only available if you click Get Variant Attribute and select Get All Attributes in the Behavior section of the Item tab.

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error out

Error information. The node produces this output according to standard error behavior.

Where This Node Can Run:

Desktop OS: Windows

FPGA: Not supported


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