Before generating new code using the
Code Conversion Utility, prepare the existing source code for conversion by ensuring all dependencies are present and the code is error-free in a
supported version of LabVIEW.
You do not need to manually copy or move the source files on disk prior to converting. The
Code Conversion Utility does not modify the original source files, but creates a new file containing the converted code.
Open the source code using a supported version of LabVIEW as described in the LabVIEW Life Cycle policy, ensure all dependencies are present, and save the source code.
LabVIEW reports a dependency error when attempting to open a project with missing dependencies. If you do not resolve a missing
dependency in the LabVIEW source code, it is replaced by an empty placeholder node in the converted LabVIEW NXG source code.
LabVIEW NXG only interfaces with 64-bit
libraries. The Code Conversion Utility will convert Call Library
Function nodes to a Shared
Library Interface in LabVIEW NXG.
If you have never run the code you want to convert on the machine you are using for conversion, mass compile the VIs in your
existing project to resolve any broken links caused by stale cache files.
After preparing the existing source code, convert your code using the
Code Conversion Utility.