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Send Workspace Tool Message

Last Modified: June 10, 2021

Sends a message or command to a workspace tool VI, as well as data required by the case in the tool that handles the command.

The tool at the VI Path you specify must be capable of receiving messages.
Property/Section Description
VI Path Specifies the path to the workspace tool VI.
Description Specifies a description for the current item. This text appears when you hover over the item in the Stimulus Profile Editor.
Message Details Includes the following properties:
  • Command—Specifies the message or command to send to the workspace tool. The tool VI must include code to handle the command you send. This property expects a string.
  • Data—Specifies data to send to the workspace tool. This can be any data that the code that handles the Command accepts, but must be a string with a format that the tool can process.
  • Timeout [ms]—Specifies the amount of time in milliseconds to wait for a response from the workspace tool before timing out.

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