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Communicating Data with Tags

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    Last Modified: June 26, 2020

    Communicate and manage low frequency data from your test and measurement systems with tags. Use tags to track measurement data, monitor system health, and visualize data on dashboards.

    You can create and configure tag data in a variety of ways. Refer to the following table to determine how you want to create tags to obtain and manage data, based on your goals.
    Goal Task
    I want to transfer data from my systems to my SystemLink Cloud account with LabVIEW or LabVIEW NXG applications. Learn how to send and receive tags from a programming environment installed on your client system to SystemLink Cloud.
    • Create a tag to test dashboard visualization or alarm rules.
    • Quickly add custom metadata, such as keywords or properties, to a tag.
    Create or modify a tag in Tag Viewer.
    I want to create and configure a tag using one of the Tag APIs. Refer to the API Reference documentation to choose which Tag API you want to use.
    I want to verify my test and measurement system is transferring accurate data to my SystemLink Cloud account. Use the Tag Viewer to confirm SystemLink Cloud is collecting tag data as expected.
    I want to visualize historical trends for my tag data. Display tag history of your tags in the Tag Viewer.

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