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Last Modified: August 16, 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

FPGA: Not supported

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

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