This file contains important information about the LabVIEW 2019 Unit Test Framework Toolkit, including system requirements, installation instructions, and known issue, and a partial list of bugs fixed for LabVIEW 2019 Unit Test Framework Toolkit.
The Unit Test Framework Toolkit provides interactive tools to create, configure, manage, and execute tests that check VIs for functional correctness.
In addition to the system requirements for the LabVIEW Development System, the Unit Test Framework Toolkit has the following requirements:
Note The LabVIEW 2019 Professional Development System license activates the LabVIEW 2019 Unit Test Framework Toolkit.
Refer to the LabVIEW Readme for additional system requirements and supported operating systems for LabVIEW 2019.
The Unit Test Framework Toolkit supports the following operating systems:
1 NI software installs VC2015 Runtime and .NET 4.6.2. Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 require Microsoft updates to support these items. Refer to Microsoft KB2919442 and KB2919355 for more information about how to install these updates.
2 NI software is signed with a SHA-256 certificate. Windows 7 SP1, Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 require Microsoft updates to support SHA-256. Refer to Microsoft KB3033929 for more information about how to install this security update.
In 2016 the Unit Test Framework Toolkit dropped support for Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and installations of Windows 7 without any service packs. The LabVIEW 2019 Unit Test Framework Toolkit will not install or run on an unsupported OS. You cannot deploy or distribute applications that use the LabVIEW 2019 Unit Test Framework Toolkit to an unsupported OS. Additionally, after installing the LabVIEW 2019 Unit Test Framework Toolkit, you cannot use any installers built on this computer with any version of LabVIEW, LabWindows™/CVI™, NI TestStand™, or Measurement Studio on an unsupported OS. For more information about the changes to our OS support for 2016, refer to Why Does My NI ADE Installer Fail on Windows XP/Vista and Windows Server 2003?.
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You can install all of your LabVIEW products—including the Unit Test Framework Toolkit—using the LabVIEW 2019 Platform media.
To request additional LabVIEW Platform media, refer to the NI website.
Note If you purchased this product with an NI Software Suite or NI Product Bundle, use the installation media that shipped with your purchase to install this product.
You can access the software and documentation known issues list online. Visit ni.com/info and enter the Info Code lv2019toolkitski for an up-to-date list of known issues in LabVIEW 2019 Unit Test Framework Toolkit.
The following item is the ID and title of a subset of issues fixed in LabVIEW 2019 Unit Test Framework Toolkit. This is not an exhaustive list of issues fixed in the current version of Unit Test Framework Toolkit. If you have a CAR ID, you can search this list to validate that the issue has been fixed.
|683963||The Unit Test Framework may remove trailing zeros from fixed point numbers in the reports it generates.|
Refer to the LabVIEW Help, accessible by selecting Help»LabVIEW Help from LabVIEW, for information about the Unit Test Framework Toolkit.
Select Help»Find Examples from LabVIEW to launch the NI Example Finder. Navigate to the Toolkits and Modules»Unit Test Framework folder to access the example. You also can find the examples for the Unit Test Framework Toolkit Toolkit in the labview\examples\Unit Test Framework directory. You can modify an example VI to fit an application, or you can copy and paste from one or more examples into a VI that you create.
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Microsoft Windows 10 is the latest version of the Windows operating system and features significant changes compared to previous versions. Windows 10 introduces several new capabilities and also combines features from both Windows 7 and Windows 8. For more information about NI support for Windows 10, visit ni.com/windows10.
When you install NI software on Microsoft Windows 8.1, you will notice a few additional tiles in the Apps view, including shortcuts to NI application software products such as NI LabVIEW, Measurement & Automation Explorer (NI MAX), and NI Launcher. For more information about NI support for Windows 8.1, visit ni.com/windows8.
LabVIEW Unit Test Framework Toolkit will drop support for Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2, and all 32-bit Windows operating systems starting in 2021. Versions of this product that ship after May 1, 2021, will not install or run on these operating systems. For detailed information about NI operating system support, visit ni.com/r/win32bitsupport.
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