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Waveforms

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    Last Modified: March 16, 2017

    One common example of a cluster is the waveform. You might be familiar with the waveform data type if you have used it to collect data from a signal.

    On the diagram, waveform objects and wires appear brown.

    A waveform cluster is made up of three data types: a timestamp, an array of numerics, and a numeric constant. You can use these three pieces of data to create a signal that you can plot on a chart or graph.

    Item Details
    t0 Start time—A timestamp associated with the first measurement point in the waveform.
    Y Waveform data—An array of Y values associated with the waveform data.
    dt Delta t—The time interval in seconds between any two points in the signal.

    Because this data type is so common, you can access a waveform control from the palette on the panel, and you can access built-in nodes for waveforms from the palette on the diagram.


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