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Configuring Panels with the Instrument Header Menu

Last Modified: October 21, 2021

You can use the instrument header menu to remove devices, export panels to a new tab, relink missing devices, and more.

Each panel in InstrumentStudio has its own instrument header menu, which you can access by clicking the instrument header menu icon in the upper-right corner of the panel. Within the instrument header menu( ), you can select the following options:

  • Capture data—Saves a timestamped screenshot and an NI-TDMS file containing a data snapshot. Refer to Capturing Data for more information.
  • Export configuration—Saves model-specific configuration files to a specified folder. You can import a configuration file to LabVIEW to apply the device's configuration to a different device session. Refer to Exporting a Device Configuration for more information.
  • [Device name]—Opens options for the specified device. From this menu, you can remove the device from the panel, relink devices, and access the device's documentation.
  • Add/Remove devices—Opens the Edit Layout window. Refer to Creating a Layout for more information on the Edit Layout window.
  • Configure debug session—Opens the Configure Debug Session window, which you can use to enable and disable debugging on devices. Refer to Debugging Programmatic Applications for more information.
  • Launch in new tab—Opens the panel in a new tab with the same configuration.
  • Delete panel—Removes the panel from the layout.

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