Use an Application document (.gcomp) to build code into an executable.
Before you begin, create a project that contains the files you want to include in your executable.
Click Locate item in Windows
Explorer to locate the executable in the output directory.
Create a new Application document.
On the Project Files tab, right-click one or more
VIs you want to include in your executable and select Create
Application/Library from item.
In the Create Application or
Library dialog box, set Type to
Enter values in
Application name and
Determine whether to enable the Include
dependencies not in an Application or Library checkbox. If you
enable the Include dependencies not in an Application or
Library checkbox, the Application or Library document you create
includes any dependencies one or more of your VIs require that are not already
in an Application or Library document.
In the Application document, select a VI and enable the
Top-level VI checkbox.
The panel of the top-level VI launches when you run the executable.
You must choose at least one VI to be the top-level VI. If you enable the
Top-level VI checkbox for multiple VIs, the VIs launch in separate windows when you run the executable.
On the Document tab, enter information
about your application in the Details section.
In the Icon section, click the
... button to import a .ico file
to use as the icon of the executable.
If your application requires additional binary files
located outside the application directory, add the binary file
Document tab, under the Run time
section, click + to add an additional binary file
Enter the file path or
browse to the location of the additional binary file.
The Build Queue tab shows the status of the