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Binding Language Syntax

Last Modified: November 7, 2019

Bind a control or indicator property value to other property or tag values to visualize data on a dashboard. Refer to the following table to determine which syntax to use in the control or indicator property to bind to different types of values.

Type of Value Type of Binding to Select Binding Syntax Example
Tag Tag Tag name ni.tag
Tag property Tag Tag name followed by a colon and the property name ni.tag:min
Value of a different control or indicator property Widget Control or indicator name followed by a colon and the property name vSlider1:value
Parameter Widget Question mark followed by name of the parameter you want to create ?parameterName
Tag or system whose path is determined by the value of a parameter in the dashboard Tag or System Parameter name in parenthesis inside the name of the tag or system ni.(parameterName).tag
System grain System Hostname of system followed by the grain name hostnameOfSystem.grainName

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