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Differences between LabVIEW and LabVIEW NXG

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    Last Modified: September 28, 2017

    Understand changes in terminology and functionality between LabVIEW and LabVIEW NXG.

    The following table lists terminology differences between LabVIEW and LabVIEW NXG.

    LabVIEW LabVIEW NXG
    Application Directory Get Component Directory
    Clusters (Unbundle by Name/Bundle By Name) Cluster Properties
    CTL (Strict Typedef) G Types
    Formula Node C Node
    Global Variable Tag Nodes
    Local Variable Duplicate Terminal
    Merge Errors Multiplex Errors
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    This table is not an exhaustive list of all terminology differences between LabVIEW and LabVIEW NXG.

    The following table lists functionality that may cause changes in your application when you migrate between LabVIEW and LabVIEW NXG.

    Functionality in LabVIEW Replaced by
    32-bit DLLs A Shared Library Interface configured with the DLL entry points; listed as an error in the conversion report
    DataSocket API As placeholder node and/or generic refnum constants or controls
    Dynamic Data Type An array of waveforms
    Express VIs A subVI, a plugin node, or a placeholder node
    Polymorphic VIs An overload node or a multimode node
    Call Library Function Node A Shared Library Interface
    Subpanels A blank VI; listed as an error in the conversion report
    XControls A generic refnum; listed as an error in the conversion report
    XNodes A plugin node or a placeholder node; listed as an error in the conversion report
    CTL (Typedef) As G Type; listed as an error in the conversion report
    CTL (Control Definition) N/A (the .ctl file does not convert); listed as an error in the conversion report
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    This table is not an exhaustive list of all functionality that may cause changes.


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