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    Last Modified: May 21, 2018

    Specifies if a task acquires or generates a finite number of samples or if it continuously acquires or generates samples.

    For an analog input task with a Reference Trigger, you must set this property to Finite Samples even though the task runs continuously until the Reference Trigger occurs.

    Data type: datatype_icon

    Name Value Description
    Finite Samples 10178 Acquire or generate a finite number of samples.
    Continuous Samples 10123 Acquire or generate samples until you stop the task.
    Hardware Timed Single Point 12522 Acquire or generate samples continuously using hardware timing without a buffer. Hardware timed single point sample mode is supported only for the sample clock and change detection timing types.

    Long Name: Timing:Sample Quantity:Sample Mode

    Class: DAQmx Task

    Permissions: Read/Write

    Where This Property Is Available:

    Desktop OS: Windows


    Web Server: Not supported in VIs that run in a web application

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