NI Vision Builder AI 2018 and 2018 SP1 Known Issues

Overview

This document contains the NI Vision Builder AI known issues that were discovered before and since the release of NI Vision Builder AI 2018 SP1. Not every issue known to NI will appear on this list; it is intended to only show the severe and more common issues that can be encountered.

Each Issue appears as a row in the table and includes these fields:

Issue ID—Contains the number in the first column that identifies the issue. When you report an issue to NI, you may be given this ID, you can also find IDs posted by NI on the discussion forums or in Knowledge Base articles.

Issue Title —Describes the issue in one sentence or less.

Problem Description (optional)—Describes the problem in further detail. The brief description given does not necessarily describe the problem in full detail, and it is expected that you might want more information on an issue. If you would like more information on an issue feel free to contact NI (contact information below) and reference the ID number given in the document.

Reported Version—Contains the earliest version of the NI Vision Builder AI the issue was reported in. If you discover the issue appears in an earlier version of the NI Vision Builder AI than is reported in this field, you can report that to NI (contact information below) to have the field updated.

Resolved Version—Contains the version the issue was resolved or was no longer applicable. If an issue has not been resolved "N/A" will be reported.

Date Added—Contains the date the issue was added to the document (not the reported date).

Contacting NI

Feel free to contact NI regarding this document or issues in the document. If you are contacting NI in regards to a specific issue, be sure to reference the ID number given in the document to the NI representative. The ID number contains the current issue ID number as well as the legacy ID number (use the current ID number when contacting National Instruments). You can contact us through any of the normal support channels including phone, email, or the discussion forums. Visit the NI Website to contact us. Also consider contacting us if you find a workaround for an issue that is not listed in the document so that we can add the workaround to the document.

Known Issues by Category

The following items are known issues in Vision Builder for Automated Inspection 2018 SP1 sorted by Category.

Inspection
194211 If you lose connection and reconnect to a remote target after starting an inspection in the Vision Builder AI Configuration interface, the inspection reopens in the Vision Builder Inspection interface.
726965 Shipping Example Inspections return validation errors when opened under a Simulated Target.
Step
199035 If you configure a step to pass or fail based on pixel distances and subsequently calibrate the image, the step compares calibrated values against pixel-based limits.
380612 Using a TCP slave device with the Vision Builder AI API and the main Vision Builder AI application simultaneously can cause the device to stop communicating.
733238 When using the Acquisition Step in VBAI with only NI-IMAQdx installed (without NI-IMAQ I/O), a loading dialog window pops up searching for niriosrv.dll and nifpgalv.dll when selecting devices.



ID Known Issue
Inspection
194211

Return
If you lose connection and reconnect to a remote target after starting an inspection in the Vision Builder AI Configuration interface, the inspection reopens in the Vision Builder Inspection interface.

Reported Version: 2009    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 08/2011
726965

Return

Shipping Example Inspections return validation errors when opened under a Simulated Target. To fix the error, open the Read Image File Step and look at the relative path specified "..\DemoImg\NameOfThePartInspected". Point the step to the following absolute path: 

"C:\Users\Public\Documents\National Instruments\Vision Builder AI 2018\DemoImg\NameOfThePartInspected"

Reported Version: 2018 SP1    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 05/2019
Step
199035

Return

If you configure a step to pass or fail based on pixel distances and subsequently calibrate the image, the step compares calibrated values against pixel-based limits.

 

Reported Version: 2009    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 08/2011
380612

Return

Using a TCP slave device with the Vision Builder AI API and the main Vision Builder AI application simultaneously can cause the device to stop communicating.

 

Reported Version: 2012    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 02/2013
733238

Return

When using the Acquisition Step in VBAI with only NI-IMAQdx installed (without NI-IMAQ I/O), a loading dialog window pops up searching for niriosrv.dll and nifpgalv.dll when selecting devices. As a workaround, install the NI-IMAQ I/O Run-Time, Development Support for NI-IMAQdx or CompactRIO driver.

 

Reported Version: 2019    Resolved Version: N/A    Added: 05/2019

Document last updated on 6/28/2018.

Glossary of Terms

 

  • Bug ID - When an issue is reported to NI, you may be given this ID or find it on ni.com.  You may also find IDs posted by NI on the discussion forums or in KnowledgeBase articles.
  • Legacy ID – An older issue ID that refers to the same issue.  You may instead find this issue ID in older known issues documents.
  • Description - A few sentences which describe the problem. The brief description given does not necessarily describe the problem in full detail.
  • Workaround - Possible ways to work around the problem.
  • Reported Version - The earliest version in which the issue was reported.
  • Resolved Version - Version in which the issue was resolved or was no longer applicable. "N/A" indicates that the issue has not been resolved.
  • Date Added - The date the issue was added to the document (not the reported date).