Configure your system to use the FlexLogger SystemLink feature to exchange data with LabVIEW.
What to Use
The following FlexLogger and LabVIEW software versions are required to support the SystemLink tag feature:
LabVIEW 2017 or later
FlexLogger 2018 R4 or later
What to Do
Install FlexLogger, ensuring to select NI SystemLink Tag Support for LabVIEW <version> from the Additional items you may wish to install dialog.
If you have already installed FlexLogger and would like to add NI SystemLink tag support, complete the following steps.
Open NI Package Manager and locate FlexLogger <version> on the Installed tab.
Hover over the row to see the Install or remove related packages gear.
Select NI SystemLink Tag Support for LabVIEW <version> and click Next.
Follow the instructions to complete installation of SystemLink tag support.
In your configured FlexLogger project, go to Publish SystemLink Tags and Consume External SystemLink Tags options are checked. and ensure that the
After enabling these options for the first time, you will need to close and re-open your project.
Navigate to FlexLogger Tag Examples.lvproj. This LabVIEW project contains several example VIs to get you started with exchanging data using the SystemLink tags, including VIs for sending I/O data points to FlexLogger, importing I/O from an existing FlexLogger project, or programatically controlling output values in FlexLogger. to locate
The recommended read rate of data using SystemLink tags is
. For channels that require a faster read data rate, consider using the FlexLogger Plugin Development Kit to create a custom plugin for your project. Refer to the
Adding a Plugin to Your Project
topic for more information.