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DAQExpress 1.0 Readme

May 2017

This file contains important information about DAQExpress, including system requirements and known issues.

Overview

System Requirements

Product Security and Critical Updates

Supported Hardware

Known Issues

Accessing the Help

Using NI Software with Microsoft Windows 10

Using NI Software with Microsoft Windows 8.1

Legal Information

Overview

Use DAQExpress to automate benchtop measurements using NI data acquisition hardware and benchtop instruments. Start taking measurements quickly with interactive panels to acquire and visualize data sets. When you need more customization, you can create your own applications using the graphical programming environment.

System Requirements

DAQExpress has the following system requirements:

1 NI software installs VC2015 Runtime and .NET 4.6.2. Windows 8.1 requires Microsoft updates to support these items. Refer to Microsoft KB2919442 and KB2919355 for more information about how to install these updates.

Product Security and Critical Updates

Visit ni.com/security to view and subscribe to receive security notifications about NI products. Visit ni.com/critical-updates for information about critical updates from NI.

Supported Hardware

Refer to the Supported Hardware topic on the NI website for a complete list of the hardware supported in this version of DAQExpress.

Known Issues

You can access the software and documentation known issues list online. Refer to the Community on the NI website for an up-to-date list of known issues in DAQExpress.

Accessing the Help

Search for items using the search bar in the upper right corner of the DAQExpress window.

View context help in DAQExpress by pressing <Ctrl-H> and hovering over an object. Refer to the DAQExpress Help, accessible from Help»Online Help, for more information about DAQExpress.

To learn the theory behind the code, use interactive lessons that contain example code within the environment.

Using NI Software with Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft Windows 10 is the latest version of the Windows operating system and features significant changes compared to previous versions. Windows 10 introduces several new capabilities and also combines features from both Windows 7 and Windows 8. For more information about NI support for Windows 10, visit ni.com/windows10.

Using NI Software with Microsoft Windows 8.1

When you install NI software on Microsoft Windows 8.1, you will notice a few additional tiles in the Apps view, including shortcuts to NI application software products such as DAQExpress. For more information about NI support for Windows 8.1, visit ni.com/windows8.


Legal Information

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End-User License Agreements and Third-Party Legal Notices

You can find end-user license agreements (EULAs) and third-party legal notices in the following locations after installation:

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